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Art Information Sheet Sixteen - Gelede Headdress

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Apr 20, 2021

Gelede is a masking festival that originates from the Yoruba people in Western Nigeria. It is a traditional Yoruba concept that has evolved into a traditional form of musical performance. Its influence spreads beyond West Africa’s Yoruba communities to Latin America, parts of Europe, Australia, and many other black communities around the world.

To know more about the Gelede Headdress, click on the link below to download the information sheet.

Art Information Sheet - Gelede Headdress