Calabar Children’s Carnival Re-christened!

Posted: November 25, 2011 by iyadim in Bayside Band, Cable car, Calabar, Calabar festival, Carnival Calabar, Master Blaster band, Nigeria, Passion 4 Band, Seagulls band, Tourism
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One of Nigeria’s leading conglomerates, Dangote Group has picked the title sponsorship of the Children’s Carnival segment of Carnival Calabar.
With this development, henceforth, the Children’s Carnival will be known as Dangote Carnival Calabar Children’s Carnival.

The Executive Secretary, Cross River State Carnival Commission, Mrs. Elenda Osima-Dokubo, stated that with this offering, the profile of the Carnival Calabar will continue to blossom.

In her words,”Dangote was with us last year for the first time, they saw the value they got from their sponsorship last year. So this year, they have decided to partner us in a bigger way by taking the title sponsorship of the children’s carnival’.
“We are quite happy with this and will ensure that they get maximum value for their sponsorship”, she added, saying that with the development, the Children’s Carnival will be more colorful, bigger and even better.

The Children’s Carnival takes place on December 26 every year as a part of the three days of Carnival Calabar activities, explaining that the first is the Carnival King’s and Queen’s competition which takes place on the 25th and the cultural parade and children’s carnival that takes place on the 26 and the adult carnival popularly referred to as “Africa’s Biggest Street Party” which takes place on the 27th December every year.

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