A big thank you to Edo Community Art & Culture Scotland United Kingdom (Edo Cac Scotland ) for a fantastic and entertaining, enjoyable End of Year Celebrations! It was a beautiful array showcasing some of Edo Culture & Heritage. Impressive Outfits and adornments included.
The ambience was great, food was delicious, plenty assortment of beverages and fantastic music and dancing. I was so moved and ended up dancing Esan traditional dance steps called Ojeike. 💃🏽 🕺🏿 .
Well done 👏🏾 to all the Executives, Edo Women, youth & children and others that organised and supported this great occasion!!!🤗👏🏾♥️💯✅🙌🏽
(“Afro-Celtic Art, Well-being & Mental Health Exhibitions & Workshops ”).
The “International Day 2022” event took place at Venue:
Fraser Centre Milngavie, 7 Douglas Street, Milngavie Town Centre, G62 6PAOn Saturday, 1st October, 2022.
The event kicked off with Artist Carla Faulkner of Create-ED, facilitating the Art & Well-being sessions with creative silk painting. Followed by exhibition, music, & refreshments.“This project is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. Thanks to The National Lottery players & supporters.”
This fantastic event kicked off with exhibition of “The Journey” Personal Testimonies of Africans living and working in Scotland funded & supported by Museums Galleries Scotland (MGM), Year of Stories, in attendance was Dr Sue Morrison, the oral history expert who conducted the interviews on behalf of JOM Charity and some of the respondents
Josephine Oboh-Macleod, Olivia Ndoti, John Osehi, Sean Reid,
Music by Glasgow Small Pipers, food was supported by Olivia Ndoti and other members of Women Intergretion Network (WIN) who prepared varied delicious array of International food & beverages. Olivia made a speech about importance of Black History Month. Sean Reid facilitated the ICH, Intangible Cultural Heritage, “Integration through Proverbs” very enjoyable interactive sessions.
Thanks to everyone that attended and supported JOM Charity.
Creative Art & Well-being sessions was funded by The National Lottery Community Funds. Overall events was coordinated by Josephine Oboh-Macleod of JOM Charity. “This event has been supported by the Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund. This fund is being delivered in partnership between VisitScotland and Museums Galleries Scotland with support from National Lottery Heritage Fund, thanks to National Lottery players”.
JOM Charity, events title “Jubilee High Tea” is Funded by National Lottery Community Fund.
These events was organised, because we understand that art is a powerful medium of expression, which can offer thought-provoking insights and perspectives on personal and complex topics, including mental health.
And arts help meet challenges in health and social care associated with ageing, loneliness, long-term conditions and mental health
JOM Charity understands that Raising mental health awareness can help with the understanding how sufferers, families and careers can find ways and activities when it comes down to day to day living and dealing with mental health issues. perhaps most importantly, break the stigma that leaves so many sufferers led a secret life.