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Bola Oriyomi has been performing as a solo artist since 1994. Her featured performances include storytelling, singing, theatre, drumming and dancing. She has performed at various locations in Manitoba, other parts of Canada and around the globe. With a Background in Theatre Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Yoruba as well as a degree in History from the University of Winnipeg, Bola is well versed in African folktales and traditional culture. In addition to her solo career, Bola is a Manitoba licensed marriage commissioner and officiates marriages in English and Yoruba. Bola also founded the Ariya Afrika Cultural Group which is a contemporary African dance group. Her storytelling has been featured on CBC Radio and local television stations. She is currently working on a collection of African folktales and continues touring Manitoba and other parts of the globe sharing traditional African culture.

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