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Iluoror Festival (New Yam Festival)
This festival is as old as the existence of the community. it marks the mark the beginning of the planting season, to appreciate the gods for the success of the last year planting season and to appease the gods for strength for the next planting season in ancient times, the fist meal is Native Beans (ihihea) eaten either with water yam after which every household pound yam and slaughter animals like he-goat ram, native cows as their ability carries them.
from there every one goes to the palace for display of traditional dance according to their groups the first dance in the night the day before Iluoror is
Igbudu dance (originated from benin) dance done by men, women, children both young and old
Ebolo dance (Native Doctors dance)
Igbabonelimi (acrobatic dance male only) dance
Asono Dance (acrobatic dance for both male and female)
Hunters dance (Ehizoko)
Ilo dance (general traditional aigbenojie dance)
Ijeleghe dance (dance by adult men and young girls : men drum for the young girls)
oleke dance (dance by both adult men and women) items used for the dance are okoise (Shekere), gong, native trumpet (akala)
during this celebration fair maidens get decent suitors
all inlaws far and at home pay homage to their suitors