Nigeria Masquerade Exhibition

Nigeria Masquerade Exhibition

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A.D. Players at The George Theater

5420 Westheimer Road

Houston, TX 77056

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The Nigeria Masquerade Exhibition is a masterpiece displaying the giant of Africa that has over 300 languages and 200 tribes.

About this event

About this event

The third Edition of the Nigeria Masquerade Exhibition hosted by WeLead, SixSense Entertainment, and Culturally Naija is scheduled to be held in the Houston Galleria area in recognition of Nigeria's anniversary of independence. It will be unique in nature representing key tribal groups from Nigeria.

Featured Masquerades include Egungun, Okonko, Ekpe, and Eyo. Many Nigerian societies have a rich tradition of masquerades. Masquerades are a symbol of culture and customs. They are normally portrayed in colorful robes accompanied by traditional dancers or music. The masks adorned are determined by tradition and beliefs.

There will be a display of art pieces provided by local artists: Ofilidesigns and Oluseyi Soyege.

Brought to you by: Wazobia African Market and Chipper Cash

Co-Sponsors: WeLead, SixSense Entertainment, Culturally Naija, BIPOC Arts Network & Fund, and Guinness

Schedule of Exhibition

September 28 (Opening Reception) | RSVP Required*

September 28| Houston City Hall Lighting

September 29 (Exhibit Showing) | RSVP Required

October 1 | Nigeria Cultural Parade & Festival (Downtown Houston)

*Limited tickets are available.

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