Ogun Onire(New Yam Festival)

Ogun Onire Festival

The Ogun festival is held annually in most towns and villages in the state in remembrance and worship of the god of iron, was believed to be a hunter who migrated from Ile-lfe to Ire-Ekiti in the course of a hunt, but ended up staying permanently. According to oral history, he is believed to have disappeared into the ground after beheading some people of the town who deceived him with an empty keg of palm wine.

Ogun is believed to be the god of those who use iron in their professional work (and who are therefore obliged to worship the deity in order to receive his favour). In Ire-Ekiti, the main festival in remembrance of the deity takes place biennially, usually during the month of August. The elaborate events take place over the course ofa week and include a re-enactment of the arrival of Ogun in Ire.

Other festivals include;
- Okorobo festival (held in Ifaki-Ekiti),
- Ajagbo Dance (Isinbode-Ekiti),
- Ladunwo Masquerade (Oke-Imesi),
- Iromo Igede festival (Igede-Ekiti) Annually
- Odun Ifa.
- Aeregbe Afao, Igbara-Odo, Emure August, Annually
- Epa (Masquerade) Isan May, Annually
- Ikereje, Ilawe December, Annually
- Alayere, Igbara-Odo December, Annually
- Ayan, OmuoAdo Annually
- Oro Ibeji Igara-Odo August ,Annually
- Obanifon Ogotun, Are, Esure December/June/February, Annually
- Elefon Ikoro February, Annually
- Olua Epa, Eyio, Ilu-Omoba June/August, Annually
- Okudi Iyin July, August, Annually
- Eegun Ijan July, August, Annually
- Olosunta Ikere Annually
- Egungun/ImaleIdiroko All parts of the state Annually
- Oodun Iyin June, July, Annually
- Odun Opa Iyin Annually
- Amomo Ise Annually

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Ogun Onire Festival
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