By Rejoice Egbaseimokumor

Preparation is on top gear as Oil Rich Ogulagha Kingdom gears up to witness the ancient Amanimi Benanimi Festival.

According to an information made available to The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide by Chief Amb. Dr. Apst. Godspower Tomone, Chairman Media/Publicity Committee 2023 Amanimi Benanimi Festival explained that the Festival will commence on the 24th of December 2023.

Tomone had used the medium to invite sons and daughters of Ogulagha Kingdom to grace the historic festival, stressing that a lot of cultural and entertaining activities will be taking place.

Nevertheless, Tomone had given details of the festival as follows :

Day 1: 24th December Orsubou Ogelle 6am till 11am
(b) Novelty football match between Ogulagha vs Burutu
Time: 4pm
Day 2: 25th December, Beach party, Venue Youbebe community, music to be performed by Prince Abraham aka Isaba Abraham with Top choice DJs and many more side attractions.
Day 3: 26th December the main day. Activities are:
a. Morning 6am to 9am morning masquerade display
b. Traditional Egene Dance 9am to 10am
c. Ogulagha community Cultural Dance Group. 10am to 11:30am.
d. Afternoon masquerade display 12noon to 1:30pm
d. Announcements of invited guests. 1:30 to 2pm
e. Obetebe/Isaba Cultural dance 2pm to 3pm
f. Egbelegbele dance group from Bayelsa State 3p to 4pm
g. Olotu’s wrestling 4pm to 6pm
h. Evening masquerade display 6pm to 7pm.
Music to be performed by Jking Alfred Ezonebi.

Meanwhile, the Amanimi Benanimi Social Club had also invited all lovers of Ijaw culture to grace the occasion, stressing that it is going to be culture extravaganza