Welcome to The Obo Addy Legacy Project
Obo Addy, artistic director of the Obo Addy Legacy Project
passed away on September 13, 2012 after a long battle with liver cancer.
Obo was a master drummer, award-winning composer, brilliant musician,
skilled teacher, beloved husband, father and grandfather.
Established in 1986, Homowo African Arts and Cultures celebrated its 26th anniversary with a new name and a more focused direction for the organization. Hereafter known as The Obo Addy Legacy Project, the non-profit will carry forth the work begun by Homowo African Arts & Cultures while focusing on creating, performing and teaching African arts.
The Obo Addy Legacy Project programs are integral to the cultural life of Oregon. They enhance understanding of African arts and cultural traditions.
Thanks to the support of individuals like you, Obo Addy Legacy Project continues to provide African arts education in your community reaching more than 30,000 Oregon youth and families each year.
Obo Addy and Okropong, presented by Obo Addy Legacy Project, provides student audiences with a performance that explodes with the sounds of authentic African rhythm and song.