Eyo Festival

According to history, the Eyo (masquerade) is a harbinger of the modern day and very popular Brazilian carnival known around the world. The popular Eyo festival is owned and organized by the people and government of Lagos State. According to history, the Eyo (masquerade) is a harbinger of the modern day and very popular Brazilian […]

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Argungu Fishing Festival

Pundits say this is the best in the history of the festival which started several decades ago. The Argungu Fishing Festival is an annual four-day festival in north-western Nigerian state of Kebbi. The festival usually took place in Argungu, the capital city of Argungu Emirate Council. The geo-physical nature and characteristics of the festival site in Argungu are river areas (matanfada, mala, gamji), […]

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Kwagh-Hir Festival

The Kwagh-Hir is a puppet festival that dramatises the folklore of the Tiv people through the use of masquerades, puppets and marionettes. It usually takes place during the dry season (October to April) and in December. The narratives are a means of handing down opinions, beliefs and customs to younger generations and offer visual metaphors […]

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EKIMOGUN FESTIVAL

When it comes to display of traditional and cultural riches, no one can deny the fact that the people of the great Ondo Kingdom in Ondo State. When it comes to display of traditional and cultural riches, no one can deny the fact that the people of the great Ondo Kingdom in Ondo State, South-West […]

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Sango Festival

regarded by the Yoruba speaking people of Nigeria as the god of thunder was known to have hanged himself according to ancient Yoruba history. The Sango festival pronounced as Shango, which is regarded by the Yoruba speaking people of Nigeria as the god of thunder was known to have hanged himself according to ancient Yoruba […]

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