The Ebira Carnival has become a destination phenomenon that allows one to experience our distinct cultural heritage.
The carnival provides both visitors and residents alike the opportunity to ingrain themselves into the fabric of the community, while adding the entertainment value, in celebrating the spirit, sights and sounds of Ebiraland.
The carnival will not just showcase our rich heritage, but the artistic talents of the good people of Ebiraland.
Come 25th of Dec, 2018, at Historical beauty of Ogohgor & Odoza-onwe in Usungwe Village by LGEA primary School,
Usungwe – Okehi LGA.
We will play host to the Pre-carnival picnic, which over the years have become a social platform for Anebira home and in the Diaspora to socialize and mingle. This year picnic will feature the Arts and craft village, showcasing our heritage, for the first time, we are having a cultural runway, with the Ebira weaving cloth, depicting the contemporary styles of what can be achieved with our weaving cloth.
Part of the picnic will be the Mega concert, featuring our hip-hop artistes and talents.
The Ebira kitchen will display our local delicacies to the admiration of all, our food and some will be cook live for those that want to learn the art of cooking Ebira delicacies.
The children are not left out, we will provide for kids, children play ground, where kids will be provided with play materials including diesel powered Train, Combat Ring and have their face painted.
The Santa Claus will share gift and various costume for kids like the Batman and Spider Man will be on display. It’s a family affair, as such, we will expect you grace the picnic with your family.
On the 26th of December, join us in watching a brilliant procession of contingents, featuring floats depicting our rich heritage, like Asamakuru, Ekuoba, Eche-Ori, Akatapa, Agadagidi, Ikura-Va, onoku , Enya-Ohu, and our award winning Rambo Dancers International.
In the spirit of promoting unity, the carnival will feature Igbo dancers, Egbura Koto cultural troupe, the Yoruba cultural troupe who over the years have lived harmoniously with us.
As the procession commences from waterworks, the street party begins from Zenith Bank, to cut across the GRA road, up till the Azad Palace of Ohinoyi of Ohinoyi of Ebiraland.
This year’s carnival will involve much of the street party, display and cultural troupe will perform along the street with the admiration of cheerleaders and carnival faithfuls.
We will as usual pay our annual homage to the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, HRM, Dr. Ado Ibrahim, where brief cultural display will take place and then we proceed to the grand command centre for carnival reception.
Bring your dancing shoes, mask, costumes made up of Ebira woven cloth, cameras and celebrate the unique sight and sound of Ebiraland.