Africa as a continent is known for its rich and diverse cultural and traditional heritages. These heritages serves to express the people's beliefs, customs and traditions. The usual outlets for the dissemination or expression were through arts, music and worships.
'Why it is From Africa' beam the searchlight on the painting above titled 'FROM AFRICA'., in the light of Nigerian culture nay Africa.
The two dark motifs on the left originates from the Igbo traditional decorative motifs., and they are called "Isi-Oji" and "Okala Isi-Oji" respectively. These motifs are gotten from the kolanut, which is a sacred fruit traditional among the three dominant ethnic groups in Nigeria_ Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba. This kolanut fruit is for welcoming visitors as well as in carrying out rituals according to customs.
The calabashes with its own decorative patterns are mostly used by the Fulani people of the north for milking, eating and herb preparation. Calabashes are generally used in Africa.
The background colours stand for the Rich and Beautiful African landscapes so much blessed by God., together with abundant natural resources.
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