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 .
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.
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.
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.
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Image source, Anambra Broadcasting Service – ABS
15 thoughts on “60th Igu Aro Festival of Enugwu-Ukwu”
This seems like an incredible cultural experience to be a part of! And the pictures are fantastic 🙂
What a colorful event. I wish I knew when this was celebrated, a would have loved to attend.
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.
What a beautiful event. The colors and textures are vibrant and feel alive.
These photos are amazing! This looks likes such a fantastic and memorable experience. Thank you for sharing it with others.
Its always interesting to see how other cultures celebrate and live life. You captured in your photos perfectly!
Very colourful !! Looks like a great event.
The event looks so festive. For sure everyone who attended the event had a great and memorable time
What a beautiful event! I love seeing all the bitenge and wax prints.
Beautiful event! I love their clothing and how joyful they seem in the event. 🙂
Such an wonderful event..thanks for sharing this post with us..
I want to see that place.
Awesome festival. Thanks for sharing these pictures. ?
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