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Ayanjo has been a reference point in Nigerian indigenous performance both dance, music and other genre of art and folklore. Ayanjo is endorsed by the the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, National Council for Arts and Culture, Dance Guild of Nigeria, International Organization of Folk Art (IOV) and incorporated under the Constitution of Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission in July 2012.
In Ayanjo, we use our artistic province as a measure to educate, enlighten, inform and to communicate to the society at large. Parading our rich cultural heritage has also been our utmost desire to our local and International audience. We consult and offer training programs to our wide varieties of interested individuals, groups, social and corporate organizations all over the world.
Ayanjo, founded by Dalmas Omolade and was incorporated in July 2012. Ayanjo has been playing vital role in the popularization and promotion of indigenous arts, dance, cultural value and historical research among all generations. Her performances and workshops are moving the borders of various art styles. Ayanjo inspires a lot of indigenous dance and theatre troupes all over the Nigeria. The group has perform on many international stages, festivals and theatres to mention few are Greece, Egypt, DR Congo, Germany, China amongst others. “We express ourselves through all genre of art. We feel a need to create and to tell an abstract story through the movement. Inspired by a daily life situation and our intuition we express the beauty and chaos of the world we are living in and the world that we imagine.” Quote by MN….
Who We Are
Ayanjo is a professional creative art platform which engages in transformation of the local art from the grassroot into a standard end entertainment to her audience.
Ayanjo has since its establishment exhibited competence in packaging high quality artistic productions specifically designed for local and international consumption. It has a record of successful artistic outings both within and outside the country. It has toured Nigeria, countries in Africa, Asia and Europe extensively.
Ayanjo’s participation abroad in different festivals, world trade expos and cultural exchange (to strengthen bilateral cultural relations) has also brought about the collection of different dances from the State for the purpose of honoring further invitations.
Meet The Founder
AYANJO was founded and operated by DALMAS OLUWEMIMO OMOLADE, officially registered July 2012.
The owner of AYANJO has been dancing, drumming and teaching/training from children to adults for several years. Since his tender age till date he has made it a point to strive for his goals of having the best dance studio and quality dance approach in Nigeria at large. Being a professional Dance Artiste/Instructor, Theatre Art Percussionist and Art Administrator, who has done lots of professional works both home and abroad, worked with the best hands in his field over a decade, he has been a respected cultural ambassador in all stages he has performed. Omolade is an ex-artiste of the National Troupe of Nigeria 2011 – 2016.
Omolade has work fervently at the following projects, Kaduna state Sports Festival (KADA GAMES 2009), NAFEST MINNA 2010, Under17 World Cup 2010, Kanilai Int’l Festival 2010 (Gambia), Nigeria Cultural Week 2012 (Beijing, China), World Drums Festival 2013/2015 (Cairo, Egypt), Nigeria at 63 (Athens, Greece) amongst others. He was a National nominee as the Dance Guild of Nigeria Best Drummer of the Year award 2010, Omolade was recommended and assigned as the pioneer Chairman of the Equity of Theatre Arts Percussionist (ETHAP), the African witness of the Largest drum in the world for World Guiness Book of Record in 2015, Traditional instruments coordinator at the Launching of Guiness Orijin Drink 2015.
About Our Clients
Working with Ayanjo as the DHL Nigeria cheerleader team, we have been so happy coming first at all of our international competitions since 2013 till date.