This is an annual, special and popular cultural festival that displays African culture and heritage by means of music, dressing, drama and other cultural creativities of talented persons.
The carnival which is presumed to be the largest in the whole of Africa is highly costumed to reflect the cultural heritage of the people. The traditional ruler known as Obong in Efik language and their cabinets will also participate in this unique cultural carnival.
Traditional title holders and worthy illustrious sons and daughters always partake in the carnival that attracts over two million spectators from various part of the globe who come to watch the great cultural display of this rare kind that is largely covered by so many media industries. The Obong, his cabinet members and other traditional title holders dress in their traditional regalia to reflect on the cultural carnival.
Calabar cultural carnival is not for only Calabar indigenes and the Efik tribe; it is for all who are lovers of the cultural carnival. Spectators who participate in this unique annual festival are always filled with enthusiasm.
It is proudly organised by the Cross River State Carnival Commission and is scheduled to hold from December 1st – 31st 2017.
When & Location
Cross River, Nigeria
01/12/2017 12:12 AM to 31/12/2017 12:12 AM