Idoma International Carnival 2018: Organisers Unveil Activates (photo)

The Idoma International Carnival is an annual epoch-making event that celebrates the rich heritage, identity and culture of the beautiful people of Idoma nation; bringing peace, unity  as well as empowering her people economically. 

This year's carnival which is the 6th edition is scheduled to hold from the 22nd to 26th December at Otukpo, the ancestral home of the Idoma nation, of Benue State, Nigeria.

Speaking at a press briefing held at the Port Harcourt Polo Club, the organizers of the carnival, headed by the amiable philanthropist; Prince Edwin Ochai,  elaborated on the plans underway to awe participants and visitors coming to celebrate with the Idoma nation. Prince Ochai submitted that "Series of events have been lined up to thrill spectators for everyday of the event and adequate security has been put in place to secure lives and property while all hotels in Otukpo are ready to offer 30% reduction in rates to all visitors during the carnival period.

Highlights of the Carnival include: carnival procession, award ceremony, Face of Idoma International  beauty pageant which has contestants from  every state of  Nigeria, the cultural day and Ogbureke traditional  wrestling contest, traditional displays, football tournament and the Heroes Night party with headline artists such as  Rudeboy Terry G, Ric Hassani, Kennyblaq, Dan d Humourous Arinze Baba ,Legendry Suni and a host of other home based artistes and comedians. 

The organizers proudly announced that after five  years of mostly funding the epoch project from individual pockets, Hero lager beer and Airtel have shown tremendous  support for the event. This year, a lot of Idoma people in diaspora are also making plans to travel back home to experience the spectacular event. "We see this year's Idoma International Carnival becoming our biggest outing so far because of our solid preparation and the revamped team we have" Prince Ochai, the founder and president of the carnival, concluded.

See you in Otukpo, Benue State as we celebrate the rich Colours  of Our People: The Idoma people and her heritage.

Tel: +234 803 328 8608
Email: info@idomacarnivalng.cco
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