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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.

Chris Abani: On Humanity (Video)

Chris Abani: On Humanity (Video)

This video from TED Talks features Chris Abani, a Nigerian-British citizen born and raised in Afikpo and resident in the United Kingdom. In this video, Chris shares his thoughts on life, including his experience growing up as a boy in Afikpo....

Lugulu Masquerade (Video) Part 2

Lugulu Masquerade (Video) Part 2

Check out this video of Lugulu masquerades (along with the accompanying Ikpo, Oteru and Ogbuke Ajaba masquerades). The date of the video was undetermined at the time this post was published but appears to date back several years (possibly more than a decade). The full video includes comments from elders interviewed about the state of Afikpo culture. This is a...

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!

Lugulu Masquerade (Video) Part 1: Comments by Community Elders

Lugulu Masquerade (Video) Part 1: Comments by Community Elders

Check out this video of Lugulu masquerades (along with the accompanying Ikpo, Oteru and Ogbuke Ajaba masquerades). The date of the video was undetermined at the time this post was published but appears to date back several years (possibly more than a decade). The full video includes comments from elders interviewed about the state of Afikpo culture. This is a...

Chris Abani: On the Stories of Africa (Video)

Chris Abani: On the Stories of Africa (Video)

This video from TED Talks features Chris Abani, a Nigerian-British citizen born and raised in Afikpo and presently resident in the United Kingdom. In this video, Chris draws on stories from his background growing up in Nigeria, his life and work outside Nigeria and other materials to share insights about life, misconceptions about Africa and other topics....

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