Thursday, May 23, 2024

Culture On Display: Taraba’s Nwonyo Fishing Festival In Pictures

Photos from Saturday’s Nwonyo Fishing Festival in Taraba State showcase the event’s rich cultural heritage.

The festival in Ibi town, a significant fixture on Taraba State’s tourism calendar, featured captivating cultural performances that drew spectators.

Among the highlights were canoe races, calabash swimming, and various traditional fishing demonstrations.

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Fishermen cast their nets as spectators observe at the Nwonyo Fishing Festival in Ibi,Taraba State. (Photos: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV)
Fishermen cast their nets at the Nwonyo Fishing Festival in Ibi,Taraba State. (Photos: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV)
A fisherman casts his net while his colleague paddles the canoe at the Nwonyo Fishing Festival in Ibi,Taraba State. (Photos: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV)
Men help a fisherman load his catch off the canoe at the Nwonyo Fishing Festival in Ibi,Taraba State. (Photos: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV)
A big fish weighed after the catch to ascertain it’s size at the Nwonyo Fishing Festival in Ibi,Taraba State. (Photos: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV)

A manatee (a large aquatic mammal) is being presented at the Nwonyo Fishing Festival in Ibi,Taraba State. (Photos: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV)
A manatee (a large aquatic mammal) is being presented at the Nwonyo Fishing Festival in Ibi,Taraba State. 

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