Igue Festival

Code: ERQSR2
4 Days / 3 Nights
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The oldest cultural festival in the ancient Edo (Benin) kingdomThe oldest cultural festival in the ancient Edo (Benin) kingdom came to limelight in 1440 ad.  during the reign of Oba (king) Ewuare. The annual thanksgiving festival is the climax of all festivities in the kingdom celebrated to mark end of the Benin year and to offer prayers for peace and prosperity in the New Year. This colorful festival featuring best of Benin life and culture is one of the rare occasions when the Oba dances in public.

Igue Festival Tour
• Land transfer Lagos / Benin-city / Lagos,
• 3 nights, Hotel in Benin-city,
• Igue thanksgiving ceremonies at the Oba’s palace, art & craft exhibition etc,
• Tour of Benin-city: Museum, Chief Ogiamen’s house, Igun Street Bronze centre, Shopping & sightseeing etc.

Inclusive: Private a/c Transfer, Meals, Entrance fees at destination, English-speaking local guide.

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