Osu Osogbo festival is an annual festival celebrated in August at the Osun sacred grove in the worship of the goddess of fertility. It is one of the biggest festivals in West Africa. The Osun Osogbo sacred has about 40 shrines and several intriguing sculptural works that will amaze any visitor to the sacred land. The sacred grove has existed for over 600 years and Osu osogbo worshipers and tourists from across the world come to the grove annually to honour the festival.
The 2022 edition of the festival took place from 1st to 12th August and the grand finale was on Friday, August 12.
The spirit of the river goddess took over some of the devotees and they displayed their spirituality in diverse ways. Here are sights and sounds of the festival.