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THEME: GLOBALIZATION AND ITS EFFECTS:

CONFERENCE ON GLOBALIZATION – CONCEPT PAPER

CHARTING A TRUE COURSE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BLACK RACE

CONVENERS:
Centre for Black Culture & International Understanding, Nigeria, in collaboration with institutions with similar objectives.
PROPOSED PARTNERS/SPONSORS:
UN (Proposed) Institute for African Culture & International Understanding, Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Governments of Foreign Nations; African Development Bank; (Proposed)   Read more...

 

 

TRAVELLING EXHIBITION

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THEME: 50 YEARS OF OSOGBO SCHOOL OF ARTS: A CELEBRATION


CONCEPT PAPER PROMOTING AFRICAN ARTS & CULTURE

TRAVELLING EXHIBITION THEMED: ‘50 YEARS OF OSOGBO SCHOOL OF ARTS: A CELEBRATION’; CBCIU is getting set to host the exhibitions at the following venues, subject to the final ratification of CBCIU’s requests for partnerships/collaboration extended to organizations of the countries highlighted in this compilation. The archive of a cultural icon, Prof. Ulli & Georgina Beier forms the nucleus of CBCIU   Read more...

 

WHEN OSHOGBO ARTIST DAZZLED IN ABUJA

When Osogbo artists dazzled in AbujaTheme :When Oshogbo Artist Dazzled in Abuja

February 12, 2017 Akintayo Abodunrin Arts and Culture One of the displayed art work The '50 Years of Osogbo Art' exhibition, held at Thought Pyramid Art Centre, was a successful show that further reinforced the talents of the artists IT was an assemblage of master artists with refreshing unique styles at the Abuja leg of the 50th anniversary of the Osogbo Artists Movement, held from January 24 to 29. Having begun in the ancient cultural city on January 17 with an exhibition and launch of the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding's (CBCIU) journal and a DVD of Orisa Dances, the celebration train moved to the FCT and stopped at Thought Pyramid Art Centre, where hundreds of art aficionados and heads of parastatals, under the Federal Ministry of Culture, converged to view the artworks on display.

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RELIGIOUS IDENTITY AND INTER-FAITH RELATIONS IN SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA, CBCIU OSOGBO

RELIGIOUS IDENTITY AND INTER-FAITH RELATIONS IN SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA, CBCIU OSOGBOTheme: RELIGIOUS IDENTITY AND INTER-FAITH RELATIONS IN SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA, CBCIU OSOGBO

One of the cardinal objectives of CBCIU is to “give greater recognition to cultural diversity and to intellectual dialogue including its interreligious component in order to reinforce social cohesion in Nigeria’s pluralistic society and beyond.” South-west Nigeria has well-established Muslim and Christian communities as well as traditional religious culture which continues to be of international interest. Despite this religious diversity, and unlike other parts of the country, the Yoruba-speaking communities of Nigeria have experienced only low levels of religious conflict.

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Presentation of Orisa Dance of Yoruba Land

Presentation of Orisa Dance of Yoruba LandTheme: Globalization and its effects: Charting a course for the true development of the Black race.

The Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU) is aware of the level of extinction of many aspects of our culture especially the traditional religion.Our Intangible Cultural Heritage is fast disappearing (going into extinction ) and we must take a decisive approach and action to revive out culture.

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Ulli Beier Celebration

ulliWe are celebrating Ulli Beier, who died on 3rd March, 2010 on Saturday, 2nd July, 2011.

Ulli Beier (aka Sangodare Akanji Arabagbalu, aka Obotunde Ijimere) hardly needs an introduction, least of all as a Yoruba man who just happened to have been born white in far away Germany in 1922.

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Launch of CBCIU in the United States

us cbciuIt is to be noted that the Consultants from Recently in far away United States, the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding, Osogbo, (CBCIU) operating under the auspices of UNESCO launched its arm in the United States in line with CBCIU’s mandate which encourages inter-religious and cultural dialogues, peace, international understanding as well as the promotion and preservation of the rich cultural heritage of the black race.

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Ulli Beier Celebration

Ulli Beier Celebration

We are celebrating Ulli Beier, who died... 23 July 2015
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Launch of CBCIU in the United States

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