Elegba Folklore Society - Cultural Arts

Elegba Folklore Society's performers delight audiences of all ages.
Address
101 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Region Central Virginia
Locality Richmond City
Elegba Folklore Society: (804) 644-3900
Fax: (804) 644-3919
Email story1@efsinc.org
Elegba Folklore Society www.efsinc.org

Elegba, from the Yoruba cosmology of West Africa, is an Orisa or intercessor who opens the roads, bringing clarity out of confusion. Elegba Folklore Society is a year-round, lively celebration of African and African American culture. Enjoy art and imports in our cultural center. Sway with our performance company in the warmth and feel of an African village. Awaken YOUR spirit! Or, participate in a guided heritage tour along the trail of enslaved Africans and of other noteworthy sites. The Capital City Kwanzaa Festival (Dec), Down Home Family Reunion, A Celebration of African American Folk Life (Aug), and Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration (June) are events that have delighted audiences for more than 20 years. The Society offers the best in African Diasporic cultural experiences, promoting an understanding of the present by valuing the past.

Elegba Folklore Society

Richmond's Cultural Ambassador

Embrace the Spirit!



Admission Fee: Admission to Elegba Folklore Society's Cultural Center is free. Donations accepted. Programs have related fees provided on inquiry.

Last Updated: 6/6/2013 4:45 PM
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