The World Twins Festival will hold on October 8, 2022, at the events arena of Methodist Grammar School, Igboora, Oyo State.
This is contained in a statement signed by the initiators of Twins Tourism, Taiwo and Kehinde Oguntoye. They said the festival is aimed at celebrating the uniqueness of multiple births.
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The festival with the 2022 theme “Twinning for World Economic Recovery” is aimed at celebrating the uniqueness and myths surrounding multiple births in our culture.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and a host of tourists from different countries are expected to grace the 2022 World Twins Festival in Igboora, Oyo State.
The festival is held annually in Igboora, a town in Oyo State, which is said to have a large concentration of living multiple births.
According to the statement, the 2022 edition of the festival would be the first edition after the demise of its grand patron and regular attendee, late Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo.
It said that the festival would celebrate especially the lifetime of late Oba Adeyemi, who had a set of triplets and some sets of twins.
Oguntoye said that the Olu of Igboora, Oba Jimoh Titiloye, would lead all the traditional rulers in the town to welcome all guests to the special occasion.
It said that the event would feature twins’ fashion show, twins’ parade, talent show, festival art exhibition, circus performance and regular features of twin’s cuisines among others. (NAN)