Calabar Festival

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Country and Region NigeriaCross River State
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Literary, Music
Location of Festival Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
Festival Contact Information

Events Management Department
Governor’s Office
Cross River State
Mobile: +234 810-233-3663

Festival Description

The Calabar Festival and Carnival began in 2000 as a street party and has since grown and developed into West Africa’s biggest party! The festivities run for approximately one month with a range of arts programming that includes multiple genres of music, the performing arts, street performers, brilliant and bright costumes and regalia that makes for a memorable experience! National and international stars take to the stages, as well as competitions, youth development events, dancers, sports, a food fair and much, much more… The tourism festival appeals to locals and tourists alike with an amazingly rich and diverse leisure and entertainment program.

Festival Dates November 30 - December 31, 2013
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