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“Weekly Photo Challenge:Fun/Culture”

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Fun on a cultural day of a financial institution in Akwa Ibom State.

Source: Queen Ogbu.

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“Weekly Photo Challenge :Life Imitate Art 2”

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Another  drummer, music maker. Though it’s left foot is off because of lack of maintainance. That’s not  withstanding, Art must  be celebrated. Aside this, beads is culturally relevant accessories worn by both male and female and there are different species for important and non important  ocassions.

“Weekly Photo Challenge:One Loved Among The People”

See Amazing Cultural Display As Ijesa People Celebrate Iwude Ijesa Festival
READ: https://www.naij.com/678395-see-amazing-cultural-display-ijesa-people-celebrate-iwude-ijesa-festival.html

Ijesha are the people, Ilesha is the city. A prominent tribe in Yoruba land. Now falls into state of Osun in western Nigeria. Occasion showed here signifies communal and unified love among the people of a city. From Royal father (Oba…. King) and every inhabitant of that city. Though I have use this in a post, but I think it relates well with the theme of the week ‘One Love’among the people.

“Ekpe And Men”

Ekpe masquerade at the cultural festival day of all long, thirty two days of christmas festival.

Ekpe dancer from the Culture and heritage department of the office of the Governor of Cross River State of Nigeria.

Ekpe in Cross River State of Nigeria is a masquerade of traditional relevance. In traditional understanding among western part of Nigeria, though EKPE is from south south! Such figures are called ARA ORUN…. heaven dwellers. In the olden days, they are known as migrants who comes to the world for occasional purposes.

Tradional dance from this part of the world cannot be completed without these features being adequately featured.