60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

People from all walks of life yesterday gathered at Obu-Enugu-ukwu na Umu Nri to witness the sixtieth Igu Aro festival of Enugu-ukwu ancient kingdom and the seventh Igu Aro of the traditional ruler of the community Igwe Ralph Ekpe .

60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

The event which kicked off in earnest with the arrival of igwe Ekpe into the arena, also feature conferment of chieftancy titles on notable individuals including Anambra state Deputy Governor Dr Nkem Okeke.

60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

The Igwe in the event blessed all sons and daughters of Nri and Ndi Igbo at large, prayed for a successful year and also released the annual calendar for the Igbo people.

60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

 

Below are some colourful images from the 60th Igu Aro Enugwu-Ukwu and 7th Igu Aro Eze Enugwu-Ukwu na Igwe Umunri, Sir Ralph Obumnaeme Ekpe that took place on the 6th of January at Obuofornri Palace, Enugwu-Ukwu.

Image source, Anambra Broadcasting Service – ABS

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60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

 

 

60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

 

 

 

9 thoughts on “60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu

  • January 7, 2018 at 7:01 am
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    This seems like an incredible cultural experience to be a part of! And the pictures are fantastic 🙂

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  • January 8, 2018 at 4:23 pm
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    What a colorful event. I wish I knew when this was celebrated, a would have loved to attend.

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  • January 9, 2018 at 9:00 pm
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    This is such a beautiful event. I feel so clueless about the various cultures of the countries and people throughout Africa. Western Media never shows anything beautiful like this.

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  • January 10, 2018 at 7:06 pm
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    What a beautiful event. The colors and textures are vibrant and feel alive.

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  • January 10, 2018 at 7:16 pm
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    These photos are amazing! This looks likes such a fantastic and memorable experience. Thank you for sharing it with others.

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  • January 10, 2018 at 7:19 pm
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    Its always interesting to see how other cultures celebrate and live life. You captured in your photos perfectly!

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  • January 11, 2018 at 5:18 pm
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    The event looks so festive. For sure everyone who attended the event had a great and memorable time

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  • January 12, 2018 at 8:59 am
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    What a beautiful event! I love seeing all the bitenge and wax prints.

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