The entire TellAfrica crew wishes to, on behalf of HIM Ooni Adeyeye Babatunde Ogunwusi thank and appreciate all that had been involved in ensuring a successful maiden edition of TellAfrica Art & Craft Festival (TIAF) 2018; most especially our partners, sponsors, intending exhibitors and all others too numerous to mention.

It is often generally said that, “nothing stops an idea whose time has come” and it is in this spirit that the organizers of this maiden edition has concurred to superior reasoning of ‘the more the merrier’. Due to the ear friendly development of the interest further expressed from well meaning quarters to partake in the historic event.

It is on this note that the House of Oduduwa and team TellAfrica has decided to postpone the event earlier scheduled for December 14, 16 & 17 to a latter date during the Black History Month in the Americas as well as close to the notable Odunde Festival in order to encourage the inclusion of all other Africans who have shown interest to make representation at the TIAF event.

Preparation is still ongoing while we have been fixed to accommodate fresh interests in this respect for an all inclusive event and improved delivery.

All venue remain as previously arranged:

DAY 1 : Convention Centre, Baltimore Downtown.

Day 2: Palladium Centre, Baltimore.

Day 3: Tropical Grill, Jamaica NY.

We are grateful to our partners and sponsors; Ethiopian Airline, T-Mobile, the more than 30 African missions and government parastatals as well as Kings, Governors and Presidents of nations who have shown interest to participate among others for bearing with us on these terms.

I, Gbemisola Adewumi Taiwo CEO of TellAfrica on behalf of the Ooni of Ile-Ife, Adeyeye Babatunde Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) tender an unreserved apology to all our participants and VIPs with respect to this rescheduling and for all inconvenience suffered in this regard. We remain indebted to you all and we shall truly make it up as at when due.

A formal press release in effect shall be duly released by Director of Media, Yera Moses Olafare in less than 24 hours while all our guests have already been intimated of the development via mails and direct calls.

The rescheduled event shall now hold as follows:

Day 1: 14 June 2019; Opening Ceremony and Exhibition of Art & Craft.

Day 2: June 15; Dinner with the foremost African Kings to be led by Ooni Adeyeye Babatunde Ogunwusi. Exhibition, Dance and Drama.

DAY 3: June 16; After Party and Dinner shall be served in honour of the New-Yorker fans of H.I.M

We look forward to your participation and support for this events. For further enquiry please do not hesitate to contact us via email: and/or, DM or call;

+353 899 8396 15 or +1 917 600 3751 or + 443 985 6649 or +234 803 358 8148 and +234 805 025 7896;

Ms. Taiwo, Prince Adekoya, Mrs. Otusajo, Mr. Olafare and Mr. Chukwumerije respectively.

We look forward to a lovely TIAF together in June 2019 and we wish you a very HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR IN ADVANCE.

DrPrince Azk Adekoya II Titilayo Akinbo-otusajo Bunmi Sunkanmi Yinka Sax

Kind regards,
Gbemisola Bisi-Taiwo.
CEO TellAfrica.

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