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Lady Visits Oyotunji African Village Located in South Carolina, USA (See Video)

Oyotunji, a Nigerian village located in South Carolina, USA, attracts a lot of tourists who wish to feel the Yoruba culture. Founded in 1970, the Oyotunji village hosts a lot of Yoruba cultural representations, making it a heaven for lovers of tradition as reported by Legit

The Nigerian village is located in Seabrook, North Carolina, USA. Photo credit: TikTok/@elevated.mental. Source: TikTok

The Nigerian village is located in Seabrook,  South Carolina, USA. Photo credit: TikTok/@elevated.mental. Source: TikTokA lady, Relli, recently visited the village, and she recorded a video to share her experiences with her TikTok followers. Located in Seabrook, the village attracts tourists, and it has a tour guard who explains the meanings of several of the Yoruba cultural arts

Oyotunji village was established in 1974 in South Carolina A notice at the entrance of the gate says once a tourist enters the village, the person is exiting the United States and entering a separate enclave. The notice adds that the village was established to pay tribute to the Yoruba ancestors. A piece on the village’s website reads:

“Oyotunji African Village (OAV) is the first intentional community based on the culture of the Yoruba and Dahomey tribes of West Africa; founded (1970) in the Americas. OAV is positioned as the pinnacle center for learning, exploring and celebrating the ancient traditions and culture of the Yoruba people of present day West Africa.”



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♬ original sound – Relli
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Adewale Adenrele

The author Adewale Adenrele

Journalist, PR, Researcher, Tourism& Cultural promoter, Social commentator. Correspondent @Africandevmag

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