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Photos Of 2018 Igue Festival In Edo State

As Christmas is to Christians and Ramadan is to Muslims so is igue festivals is to the benins..
To know little about this festival:
Igue festival is a celebration with its origin in the Benin Empire. It was originally celebrated as a festival to renew Oba Ewuare's magical powers.[1] One tradition state that the festival date coincided with the marriage of Ewuare to a wife named Ewere.[2] Celebrated between Christmas and New Year, the festival includes the Oba's blessing of the land and his people. During the Igue ritual season, the Oba is prohibited from being in the presence of any non-native person. 
iselogbe everyone
Let's celebrate the Edo



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