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Daniela De Armas
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Mother, Grandmother, London Lucumi Choir director, Iyalorisha and artist.
Mother, Grandmother, London Lucumi Choir director, Iyalorisha and artist.

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This last week or two, my facebook feed  went insane post Beyonce’s performance at the grammy awards. The last time it happened was around the time of “Lemonade”. I don’t really make much noise since in reality, for me the questions brought up had no…

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One thing that bugs me about the continuous and unstoppable commercialisation and appropriation at times, is the tendency of the Orisha to be narrowed down to one, or two dimensional characters. The visualisation of Orisha has always been a fascination to…

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Lullaby For Naila Celebration at Rich Mix in SHorditch on the 5th May 2016

On Thursday 5th May 2016, The London Lucumi Choir presents the celebration of our second CD “Lullaby for Naila”. Our celebration takes place at Rich Mix in Shoreditch. This album was a very special project. It was inspired by the birth of my granddaughter…

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How can you really prepare mentally for making Ocha? I am writing this as I share the journey with someone who is close to me. It is always a reminder and a confirmation of the process, and rebirth that I experienced and I always feel excited and grateful…

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Chango

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Every now and again, I feel the need to change the lay out of my Blog. I quite liked the previous lay out although there were so many posts and images, I decided to look at the Blog from a different perspective. Feel free to feedback, but meanwhile enjoy…

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Last Year an initiative started in the United States called Oloshas United for Peace and Healing. The initiative involved wearing site for a certain number of days and organising and attending various ceremonies and other events for all of us, including…

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The final person I would like to feature this December is Yolanda Perez Rosselson. Self care is very important in our tradition. One of many things you can do for yourself is to care for your health. One proven method which has healing and relaxing…
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