2015 Leboku Festival In Pictures!

For the people of Ugep, Yakurr Local Government Area, Cross River State, the annual new yam festival, LEBOKU, is always a treasured homecoming as well as a time to celebrate the rich culture of the people. Below are just a few pictures as captured by the www.calitown.com camera.

HRM Obol Ofem Ubana Eteng acknowledging waves from the crowd at the festival
HRM Obol Ofem Ubana Eteng acknowledging waves from the crowd at the festival

Royal procession into the Ugep palace
Royal procession into the Ugep palace

The 'Binahs', a cross section of Ugep chiefs
The ‘Binahs’, a cross section of Ugep chiefs

An Ekoi dancer, doing his thing
An Ekoi dancer, doing his thing

Ekoi drummers making their way to the shrine
Ekoi drummers making their way to the shrine

Close up on the Obol Lopon of Ugep (with black shawl on his shoulder)
A completely dressed palace guard
A completely dressed palace guard

Gaily dressed women at the palace
Gaily dressed women at the palace

Members of The Country Club, Ugep, at the occasion
Members of The Country Club, Ugep, at the occasion

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