THE annual Olili Onwa Isaa (Festival of the 7th Native Month), of Eziagulu, Aguleri, Anambra East LGA has commenced.
According to a statement signed by Chairman, Ikenga Eziagulu Forum (IEF), Basil Manafa and the P.R.O. Ikenga Eziagulu, Comrade Tony Ezindu Onyekwe, the festival,which holds in October every year, commenced with Kpanyonyo carnival on Eke (Wednesday) October 14, 2020 even as Women and Girls Day, cultural pageant, dancing performances held on Oye (Thursday), October 15, while lifting of Ikenga and wrestling ( Mgba Ikwunne) holds today.
The statement further stated that cultural shows such as Egwu- Ekpili, Ikwa-abu, Igbu-oja, Izuokika, Itunyaka and masquerades. Will hold tomorrow, Saturday, at Ama Umuala Eziagulu, Aguleri, where Prizes and awards will be given to winners in each competition, while there will be thanksgiving at St-Mary Catholic Church, Ugwunadegbe, on Sunday, October 18.
The statement further disclosed that this year’s festival is sponsored by Ikenga Eziagulu Forum (IEF).