Festivals Of Nsukka

A number of festivals are celebrated by the people of Nsukka, including the Omabe Masquerade Festival; the Onwa Eto, or Onwa Ito (the 3rd moon) Festival, which is characterised by the slaughtering of several fowls in each household for each child in the household and in memory of deceased family members.

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The Masquerades Of Umuoji, Igbo Land

Umuoji is a unique town in Igbo Land. It was formed by both Nri and Aro elements. It has both an Eze and an Igwe.

We brought you a list of the famous masquerades in their villages, including the famous Akwunechenyi, which is known as the biggest masquerade in Africa.

AKWUNECHENYI (Aboh village), EGBENU OBA (Anogu village), NYAKWULU (Aguma village), AGU (Agumaelum village), ENYI (Abidi village), …

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