Nri community

Nri community marks 1000 years old Agwu festival in grand style

Nri community marks 1000 years old Agwu festival in grand style

THE ancient kingdom of Nri in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, believed to be the cradle of Igbo civilisation, recently celebrated the famous Agwu Festival began over 1000 years ago. Indeed, it was a sight to behold as all the villages in Nri marched into the Nri market square, venue of the event, with their glamorous masquerades accompanied by their leaders.