EVENT FEATURE FRIDAY Ft. IGBO EVENTS!
MR. AND MISS IGBO AMERICA PAGEANT- 7/1/16
IGBO YOUTH KINGS&QUEENS USA, founded in 2014 by Chidinma Emenike, is an organization that show case the cultural of Igbo people and under the organization they have pageants and Igbo day events, where Igbo people come to gather to celebrate the culture. This group originates its membership from the seven Igbo speaking States of Nigeria specifically from Abia, Anambra, Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo & Rivers States. This organization also helps the Igbo communities in the US and abroad to help less privileged children.
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IGBO MASQUERADE PERFORMANCE- 7/23/16
The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art will feature Master Igbo healer Oscar Mokeme who will perform a powerful masquerade through music, dance, and drama. The artist will engage the audience with all five senses. Mokeme will catch us in the thrall of a condensed sense of time and space. Presented in conjunction with Senses of Time: Video and Film-based Works of Africa.
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12th ANNUAL UMU IGBO UNITE NATIONAL CONVENTION- 8/4/16-8/7/16
Umu Igbo Unite (UIU) works to connect, convene, and empower the next generation of Igbo professionals through networking opportunities and cultural exchange to preserve the Igbo heritage. Founded in 2005, UIU is a culturally rich and dynamic organization with over 800 members globally and over 5,000 in our network spanning various industry areas nationwide. This years event will feature Flavour N’Abania live in concert!
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