Urhobo Historical Society

!! MOTOWN, USA 2001 !!
proudly presents
EIGHTH ANNUAL NORTH AMERICA
URHOBO CONVENTION

DETROIT, MICHIGAN, USA
August 31 through September 2, 2001
Hosted by the Urhobo Association of Michigan (UAM)
THEME: Urhobo Nation in the New Millennium

TENTATIVE PROGRAM

Friday,  August 31
10:00 AMl1 :00 PM Arrival of Delegates and Guests 
3:00 PM 4:00 PM   Board of Trustees (BOT) Meeting
4:15 PM 5:30 PM Executive Council (EC)  Meeting
7:00 PM 9:00 PM  Joint BOT-EC Meeting
9:10 PM11:00 PM  Reception
Saturday, Sept. 1
8:00 AM 9:30 AM Registration/Artists Set Up
9:30 AM12:30 PM Plenary Session
1: 00 PM 2:30 PM  Lunch
3: 00 PM5: 00 PM  Business Meeting/General Assembly 
9:00 PM 1: 00 AM Special Event: Launching of a new Urhobo Music CD & Video
Sunday, Sept. 2
11: 00 AM12:30 PM Interdenominational Service
1:00 PM6:00 PM Discover Detroit and Michigan
7:00 PM1:00 AM  Banquet/Urhobo Festival featuring the best in Urhobo Culture and Entertainment, Awards of Recognition, Drama on Urhobo Courtship, Fashion Show and Dancing. Bring YOUR Dancing shoes!!! 
(Guests and Speakers from Nigeria and Abroad to be Confirmed)

 ALL URHOBO AND NON-URHOBO ARE CORDIALLY INVITED

Hotel Accommodation:  Southfield, MI Hilton Inn. Call  1-800-HILTONS and  request the UPUNA discount rate of $75 per room, King or Double. NOTE: Reservations required by Aug. 10, 2001. Events will take place at the Hilton and other venues. For  more Information and  Convention Updates, send e-mail to <okugbe@aol.com> or <godday@aol.com>. By phone, call  281-933-5058, 281-438-9502, 215-706-4031, 856-424-7133,    248-557-9490, 248-352-0629, or    248-332-4184.


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