Perkins Foss had a prominent presence at the 4th Annual Conference. The memories of his late mother were honoured by the Urhobo London community at the Opening Ceremeny. He chaired a session of the academic presentations and was a lead participant in the Youth Forum. At the Closing Ceremony, Perkins Foss and his his wife, Catherine, were especially feted by the Urhobo Community in London in recognition of his longstanding friendship for Urhobos and his studies of Urhobo art forms. Perkins Foss holds a chieftaincy title from Evwreni.
Perkins Foss and Catherine Foss at the high table of the Opening Ceremony
Perkins Foss addresses a session of the Conference, displaying his famous pictures of Urhobo art forms.
Perkins Foss bears a chieftaincy title and honour of Evwreni. Here he displays the fan on which is engraved his title, Oyiboredjo, Unugbedjo of Evwreni.
Speaking on behalf of the Urhobo community in the United Kingdom and Europe, Mr. Ejiro Ughwujabo commiserates with Chief Perkins Foss for the loss of his mother since his attendance at the 3rd UHS Annual Conference in London, November 2002.
Chief Perkins Foss responds on behalf of himself, his wife, and his family. He expresses his gratitude for the affection and friendship of the Urhobo people towards him.
At the Closing Ceremony
From left: Perkins Foss, Catherine Foss, Simpson Obruche, Victoria Obruche, and Michael Nabofa