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    *Monthly CULTURAL EVENING every last Sunday of the month at 4-6 PM.
    *2-month SEMINAR SERIES on important topics relating to Yoruba and African arts and culture.
    *Yearly YORUBAFEST - Festival of Yoruba Art & Culture, on the 1st weekend of September.

    All events are at the Center: 7111 Marvin D. Love Fwy., Ste. 101A Dallas TX 75237

    Send us a message using the Contact Us form on this website to get involved!

  • Monthly Cultural Evening at the Yoruba Cultural Center Last Sunday of each month, 4-6pm

    Enjoy an evening of art, music, dance, Yoruba food, and lectures on various topics on Yoruba culture


    Send us a message using the Contact Us form on this website to get involved!


To enroll yourself, your children, or anyone you know in the Yoruba Language School, click the tab in the section above and fill the attached Application Form. Then, come back to this page and click the “Make a Donation” tab to pay the $200 fee for the 12-week course.

Once we receive payment, the Principal will contact you by email or phone to give you further information about when your classes will start.

Due to COVID restrictions, the classes are by Zoom teleconference on Saturdays, 3-4 p.m. (1 hour).

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Yoruba Language School

Learn the beautiful language, important customs, and culture of the Yoruba people with us.

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Yoruba Drum, Dance and Theatre

The Yoruba people are amazing individuals who can weave music, art, and dance into their lives.

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Yoruba Youth Scholarship

Our cultural center focuses on the success of our youth through scholarship funds for high school seniors.

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View More Programs

We offer more programs that everyone can participate in. Feel free to browse through them here.

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  • Yoruba language school
  • Drum, Dance and Drama classes
  • Youth Dance group & Choir
  • Talking Drum workshop, Fridays 12-6pm
  • Yoruba Dun Radio, Sat 12noon
  • Afro Culture music band
  • Ijuba repertoire theater
  • Yoruba Art and Heritage Museum
  • Art exhibitions and shows
  • Youth Mentoring program
  • College scholarships for high school seniors
  • YorubaFest - the annual festival of Yoruba arts and culture
  • Black History Month festivities and seminars
  • African American community outreach
  • Affiliation with Yoruba World Center, Ibadan and the John Randle Center for Yoruba History and Culture, Lagos
  • Women & Family programs
  • Women of Excellence Award
  • "Afro Culture Wear" Shop - fashion outlet of Yoruba and African attire (Custom-made boubous, dashiki, buba, agbada, beads bags & shoes in aso-oke, batik, ankara, & adire)

Use of the Yoruba Center and Museum as an events center for cultural shows, business and family meetings , small parties, traditional engagement, graduation parties, photo shoots, reunions, seminars, art exhibitions, book launching, business openings and pop-ups


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Yoruba Cultural Center is the go to outlet in the Dallas Fort Worth area for ordering and purchase of African themed wear for all ages, male and female. Ready made and custom made casual, formal and traditional attire in all kinds of styles and material - adire, ankara, asooke -buba, sokoto, dashiki, agbada, boubou, custom made dresses and group outfits for wedding , birthdays and Cuktural ocassions. Call 682-225-2472 to speak directly to the Manager Folasade Raymond. The Afro Culture Wear shop is open Mon - Sat 10am-5pm.

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Every Friday, 12noon-6pm

Hosted by David Alayande, Master Talking Drummer, Former Drum leader for Sunny Ade

*Enroll for lessons on any kind of African drum *Drum seminars *Purchase a drum *Bring your old drum for tuning and repairs

Enquiries at http://www.yorubacenter.org

or call Mr. Alayande 214-900-3594

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Welcome to Yoruba Cultural Center Dallas, Inc.

THE YORUBA PEOPLE ARE ONE OF THE BIGGEST ETHNIC GROUPS IN AFRICA. With their amazing culture and way of life, their journey through time has been a mark of beauty and significance. As one of the oldest cultures in the world, Yoruba is a fascinating culture that one must immerse in. Learn more about the life of the Yoruba People, the largest and most dynamic ethnic group in Africa, with an ancient culture, art, and music that have influenced the world.

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Donations and other payments to our organization can be made by credit card or PayPal on this website, by mailing us a check payable to Yoruba Cultural Center, or by Zelle on your phone at 646-637-3858.

Promoting Our Culture Our Mission

The goal of the Yoruba Cultural Center Dallas, Inc. is to promote the language, history, and culture of the Yoruba people in Dallas-Fort Worth area and worldwide through its programs, including Yoruba Language School, Yoruba Art and Heritage Museum, Yoruba music, dance and theater, and Yoruba scholarships programs among several other programs that serve our mission and community.

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Make a Donation

To carry out our programs, the Yoruba Cultural Center Dallas, Inc. depends on the support and donation from individuals, organizations and the community. Support us today with a donation.

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Volunteer today and become part of our team. Together, let us spread word about the beauty and significance of Yoruba culture.

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YORUBAFEST is an annual festival held in Dallas every Summer or Fall. It is hosted by the Yoruba Cultural Center in partnership with other local and national cultural organizations as an outdoor and indoor celebration of Yoruba Art, Music, Fashion, Food and Culture. The highlight of this festival is the appearance of "Egungun Koluso," the authentic Yoruba masquerade who is the official mascot of the Yoruba Cultural Center. Individuals and organizations, including performers and vendors, who want to participate in this event should provide their information using the Contact Us Form on this page.
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The Grand Patron of the Yoruba Cultural Center is the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II. As the chief custodian of Yoruba culture and traditions worldwide, it is fitting that His Imperial Majesty is the spiritual head of an organization that promotes Yoruba arts, language, history and culture throughout the globe.

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A Fateful Day at Ooni's Palace“It was the annual “Ayan Agalu” Drum festival held every year in the Ooni’s palace in Ile-Ife to honor Ayan, the female deity of drummers all over Yorubaland…..