Houston was brought to life again after a 2-year pandemic break with the annual IgboFest celebration. Ndi Ichie Youth Cultural Foundation hosted this event to reclaim the cultural capital on July 16th in Downtown Houston at Discovery Green.
The event featured among numerous groups; the Texas Southern University Debate Team, Igwe Cultural Entertainment, Nnewi Odogwu masquerade, Okoso Dancers, Akuma Dance Ensemble, Womba Africa Drumming and Dance, Umeze Dance Troupe, Ayaka Masquerade, Ijele Masquerade, and the Mgbadike Masquerade. Here are a few images from the daylong event:
IgboFest Houston has reigned for over 15 years in the city of Houston bringing in performers from across the United States and globally. Group performances will range from traditional to acrobatic and key appearances from various masquerades from Igboland. During this event, spectators witnessed the award-winning and most recognized Igwe Cultural Entertainment group, Wow Boyz O.T. White, the electrifying debate team from the heart of Third Ward, Texas Southern University, and traditional sounds from D.J. Eclipze. For more information of IgboFest; become a sponsor or a volunteer, please visit www.igbofesthouston.org/
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