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Umunkwo Cultural Dance Group (Video)

Umunkwo Cultural Dance Group (Video)

Umunkwo is an all-male traditional dance group from Amankwo village in Afikpo. The group’s spirited drumming and energetic dance style sets it apart. The star dancer is adorned in an attire reminiscent of a warrior-dancer celebrating his success in war and demonstrating his athletic and dance skills....

Ahunanyaekwe Dance Group (Video)

Ahunanyaekwe Dance Group (Video)

Ahunanyaekwe is a women’s dance group from Afikpo. In this video clip, the group re-enacts the final phase of a traditional marriage ceremony where fellow women escort a bride to the home of her husband. The re-enactment is followed by drumming and dancing.

Okumkpo Masquerade (Video) Part 7

Okumkpo Masquerade (Video) Part 7

In this video, hundreds of Okumkpo masquerades deliver group and solo performances of dance, drama and drumming. This is a classic example of authentic African masquerade dance and theater at its best!

Mc Chido (Profile)

Mc Chido (Profile)

Meet Afikpo native and rising music star, Harrison Idam Chidozie Okoro, also called by his stage name (Mc Chido).

Harrison is a native of Amangbala village in Afikpo. He resides in Maryland, U.S.A. In just a few years since he launched his music career, Mc Chido has produced or is in the process of producing over 30 songs.

Nkwa Umuagbogho Dance Group (Profile)

Nkwa Umuagbogho Dance Group (Profile)

Nkwa Umuagbogho Dance Group occupies a pride of place as one of best cultural dance groups in Africa. The group was founded in 1970 by Chief Vincent Omeri Nwachi from Ndibe, Afikpo. The group has won a host of local, national and international merit awards dating back to 1972.

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