Calabar Festival 2010 kicks off!

Posted: December 1, 2010 by CalabarBeckons in Uncategorized

Nigerian First Lady, Dame Patience GoodLuck Jonathan(4th Left)flanked by Sen Liyel Imoke, Mrs Ekaette Akpabio,Mrs Onari Duke,Florence Ita Giwa,Dep Gov. Mr. Efiok Cobham and wife, Glory Cobham(R) and Mrs Obioma Imoke,Mrs Dooshima Suswam, wife of Benue state Governor and Mrs Sam Obi, wife of the acting Governor of Delta State(L) shortly after switching on the tree light in Calabar.

The grounds of the Millennium Park  Calabar was filled to brim yesterday for the official flag off of the 2010 Calabar festival. The event which began at 10.00p.m   had in attendance different dignitaries amongst whom were  Her Excellency, Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan, Sen Liyel Imoke, Exectuive governor Cross River State and Wife Obioma,  Mr. Efiok Cobham and wife, Glory, Deputy  Governor of the state,  Mrs Ekaette Akpabio; wife of Akwa Ibom state governor, ,Mrs Onari Duke, Wife of Former governor of the state, Sen. Florence Ita Giwa, Band Leader Seagulls band, Mrs Dooshima Suswam, wife of Benue state Governor and Mrs Sam Obi as well as members of the State Executive Council.

The Highpoint of the occasion was the switching on of the Xmas tree light by Her Excellency,Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan at precisely 12 midnight, accompanied by resounding fireworks, the ceremony marked the commencement of the 2010 Calabar Festival with 32 days of unlimited fun activities!

  1. O yes the happenings have just began here live in calabar!!!!!!!!!!!
    see the fire!
    watch the fire!!
    tourch the fire!!!
    feel the fire!!!!
    warm the fire!!!!!
    shawga the fire!!!!!!!
    cos, it simply the best inthe world

  2. Jerome Etim says:

    wow!! am feeling the excitement already………….

  3. Anticuz says:

    Wow! I missed it, but I knw wat Cross River can do. Its anoda 31 days of fun in Calabar! Don’t miss d fun!!!!!!!!! I mean try 2 kip in touch wit Calabar Beckons 2 be on d Knw!
    Happy new mnth.

  4. Elvis Izato says:

    I luv calabar. E no easy come and leave and be at rest.

  5. Aniekeme says:

    I feel really good when i watch such a fantastic event.though i miss it on the way due to ill health

  6. dj pir3lli says:

    abeg make una do sometin abt d harasmnt wey ppl dey face wen dem dey go bak home frm stadium afta d shw… Dat tin go make many ppl no kum n e go spoil d name of dis luvli city…

  7. Calabarbeckons says:

    @Dj,we would communicate your concerns to the appropriate authorities,thanks!

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