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Africa Day 2021 – Song ‘Eye Adaba’

Meet Adedolapo and Femi Emmanuel who are signing ‘Eye Adaba’ by Nigerian-French singer, Asa. Literally interpreted as “Dove”, it is a solemn, introspective prayer; one of hope and sincere yearning for peace. Laois Africa Day 2021 is brought to you by Laois County Council in partnership with Laois African Support Group, supported […]

Laois Africa Day 2021 – Hair Braiding

Meet Sonia. Sonia will demonstrate the art of braiding. Braiding has been used to style hair for thousands of years in many different cultures around the world.   In many African tribes, hairstyles are unique and used to identify each tribe. Braid patterns or hairstyles can be an sign of a […]

Laois Africa Day 2021

Today see’s the launch of Laois Africa Day 2021. Although restrictions on physical gatherings will be in place due to public health measures, preventing the holding of in-person events to mark the occasion, our social media channels will facilitate virtual celebration and reflection until it is possible to meet once […]

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