Horse Dances to Drum Beats at Ojude Oba Festival; 3 Epic Moments That Caught Attention Online

Horse Dances to Drum Beats at Ojude Oba Festival; 3 Epic Moments That Caught Attention Online

The 2024 edition of the Ojude Oba festival broke the internet with its exciting glamour and showcase of colours.

The historic festival takes place on the third day of Eid each year and requires residents to pay homage to the king, Awujale, at the palace. in this article presents three epic moments from the 2024 festival edition, held days ago. shares highlights of Ojude Oba festival
Epic moments from Ojude Oba festival Photo credit: @TikTok/@ayobamiokunade, kingbelaire1.
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1. Smart horse dances to drum beats

A horse's performance went viral after it displayed impressive dancing skills during the 2024 Ojude Oba festival.

A video posted on TikTok by @kingbelaire showed the horse dancing aggressively to cultural drum beats that filled the air.

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As the horse stamped its hooves and galloped to the sound of the drums, its skills overtook the people.

Many people who saw the video confessed that it was their first time seeing a horse that could dance like a human being.

2. Cancer survivor Farooq Oreagba wins hearts with his 'steeze'

A Nigerian man, Farooq Oreagba, was crowned the 'King of Steeze' due to his composure and class at the festival.

Farooq arrived at the festival on horseback, and his demeanour exuded confidence and prestige.

A photo taken during his entrance showed him wearing a beautiful tattoo on his arm while dressed in full aso-oke agbada regalia.

3. Famous Kuku family rides into cultural festival

A family known as the Kuku family of Ijebu also made headlines after entering on a horse ride accompanied by many people.

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Their grand entrance, which Ayobami Okunade posted on TikTok, was witnessed by several dignitaries at the event and heralded by a gun salute.

Some people who were present at the Ojude Oba and watched the Kuku family's performance confirmed that it lasted a long time.

Nigerians find iconic lady who attended Ojude Oba

Meanwhile, previously reported that a lady displayed fantastic fashion at the 2024 Ojude Oba festival.

Her TikTok account has been buzzing with lovely comments, praising her beauty and elegance as people admire the numerous videos posted.

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