April 1, 2023



100 looms weaving competitors’ll appeal to funding into Ebira land – Official

Organisers of the Ohueje Ohinoyi Heritage Pageant have stated that the ‘The 100 Looms Plus’ competitors would appeal to funding into Ebiraland.

Chairman of the occasion planning committee, Alhaji Sheidu Adinoyi Tijani, who stated Ebira ladies have benefited from earlier competitors as a result of elevated patronage of their companies.

Based on him, the competitors is a platform for weavers to showcase their creativity

He stated: “It’s because earlier version attracted a whole lot of funding in weaving trade to Egbira communities, as enterprise individuals from South West area flooded the venue of the occasion, shopping for merchandise immediately from the weavers, which has enhances their supply of livelihoods. 

“This time round, the 100 looms plus will probably be a weaving competitors for over 100 weavers. On this version, the ladies will probably be anticipated to begin the weaving of a whole set of wrapper from their very own studio and end them on the grand finale.

“It’ll be a win win for them as the ladies will obtain their regular wage and consequently, prizes for his or her excellence on numerous class.

“As a individuals identified for creativity, pottery will probably be launched into the seventh version of the competition to counterpoint this yr’s version.

Different actions lined as much as spice the competition can be paper presentation by practising ceramist to create consciousness that might drive funding to Okehi Native Authorities as a result of its giant deposit of clay.

Additionally, there will probably be symposium, quick drama and exhibition that can improve the standard of a 3 day competition and consuming competitors referred to as “Iyya Hanna” (pounded yam eaten competitors).

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