Africa: Calabar Carnival; A festival that is fast becoming one of the best end-of-year events in the world.

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Each year the festivity gets better, and Calabar Carnival 2018, not being an exception, left a resounding echo. People adjudged it “one of the best so far.” “Elo, Oga.” His calls came in three days before Christmas. The caller wanted to know if I would be travelling to Calabar. He was excited, like a kid on his way to Disneyland. […]

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Tourism: The Africa Glamour, 2018 Calabar Carnival

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The deserving capital of Cross River State, this town and its residents happily invite people to visit the wonderful attractions that mark her past and present :The Slave Trade Museum, the Tinapa Water Park Resort ,the botanical garden , among many other wonderful locations, would enthrall tourists desirous of premium experience for their time, energy and money . The city […]

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Africa: Ghanaian Dep. Aviation Minister participate in Westside Carnival

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Ghanaian Deputy Aviation Minister, Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko took time out to participate in this year’s Westside Carnival held in Takoradi, Ghana. It is the fancy festival in Takoradi that takes place on 25 and 26 of December each year. The minor season is on 1st January and Easter too. This is one festival visitors can directly participate in by […]

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Tourism: Acrobatic stunts wow audience at 2018 International Carnival Calabar

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The 2018 Carnival Calabar which took place in Cross Rivers State was filled with lots of entertainment with much display from countries participating in this year’s International Carnival event. The expectations of the audience at the international Carnival was probably surpassed owing to the superlative and exceptional acrobatic stunts put on display by countries like Kenya, Guinea, Senegal, Switzerland, Ghana, […]

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Africa: South Africa, Mexico, Lithuania emerge winners at International Carnival Calabar 2018

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South Africa has emerged the winner of the International Carnival Calabar 2018 held in Cross Rivers State With over 28 nations performing at this year’s carnival, the dancers from the South African nations against all odds put a scintillating performance to gain the coveted top spot at the event. The South Africans with bold bare skin Zulu dance held the […]

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Tourism: Calabar Carnival to Host 1 Million Tourists to ‘Africanism’

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Nigeria’s economy is set for another major boost in the tourism sector as Carnival Calabar, organisers of the annual Calabar Carnival, promised to attract one million tourists to participate in this year’s event. According to the Chairman of Carnival Calabar, Mr. Gabe Onah who featured at the recently held Akwaaba Africa Travel Market in Lagos, several new innovations have been […]

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Tourism: Asia-Africa Carnival holds in Indonesia

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The cultural carnival Asian African Carnival (AAC 2018) will be held on Saturday, April 28, in Bandung to celebrate the 2018 Asia-Africa Conference. As many as 4,000 participants have registered to enliven the event. “This year’s carnival will be bigger than in 2017,” said the marketing head of Bandung Tourism Agency Aswin Sulaeman Utama, Friday, April 27. The carnival will […]

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Africa: How Calabar Carnival fetes the world last December

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Since the Cross River Carnival Commission introduced the International Carnival Day, it has been lapped by wave after wave of big performances by foreign artistes. Performers from across the globe thrilled the audience at the full capacity Margaret Ekpo International Stadium, with each unique performance exciting the boisterous crowd in different ways. There were cultural dances from Ukraine, Mexico and […]

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Africa: My Experience as a Judge During the Carnival Calabar

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Truth is, words and/or photos will never truly ‘cut it’ when it comes to trying to explain what the Carnival Calabar experience really is! Which is why it’s best you see/feel things LIVE for full appreciation of the talents our dear nation is laden with. Even though my experience on the outside was a bit different, but like all others […]

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Africa: When artistes made singing, dancing … acrobatics easy At Carnival Calabar

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Each ethnic group or nationality has its own forms of entertainment. Whether dance, music, bullfights, jokes, songs, cabaret, banquets, striptease and vaudeville what have you. It’s always difficult not to admire the chimera set-up to generate emotional conundrum in the altar of performance. Sometimes, you soak up the piece wholeheartedly, sometimes, grudgingly. But each show, however, ends up adopting any […]

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