The carnival will provide you with the knowledge to understand the dynamics of international carnivals. You will gain valuable insights from world-renowned speakers and industry experts and there will also be structured meetings with policy makers.
WHY NIGERIA CARNIVAL IN USA?
The reason for establishing Nigeria Carnival in USA is not farfetched, its aimed at bringing in Nigerians in the USA together in order to promote and appreciate their culture values globally. The unique blend of these cultural values will create a platform for all to showcase, explore and develop a range of creative skills and talents.
The carnival will be used to promote artistic excellence, foster community regeneration and facilitate a range of opportunities for social inclusion.
It will foster the development and commissioning of innovative, creative activities that will attract and appeal to diverse communities and cultures. The carnival will engage people who have a passion for the arts and the desire to actively engage in new opportunities and initiatives.
The activities of the carnival are intended to explore the various creative elements of the program. It will further promote the history and the astute meaning of the event thus contributing to the setting of new trends, the integration of cultures through cultural exchange and tourism.
Considering the eminent social, cultural, political and economical values of the carnival and its creative components, Nigeria Carnival in USA will thrive to globally raise the profile of Nigerian carnival brand in America as well as broaden the brand awareness of collaborators and sponsors.
WHO WILL ATTEND?
l Traditional Rulers
l Chambers of commerce
l Government Agencies: Commissioner of Tourist, Art and Culture
l Companies making Investment Decisions on tourism
l International Business Associations
l Aviation Official
l Government representatives
l Notable Personalities in the Entertainment Industry
l Policy makers: Chairman house Committee on Culture and Tourism ( State, Lower & Upper Chamber of Federal Republic of Nigeria)
l Minister and State Commissioner of Information Culture and Tourism
Last year Carnival was a huge success with the support and participation of United State Government and the State of Maryland led by: Boyd Rutherford (Maryland Lt. Governor), Chris Van Hollen (U.S Senator),
, Anthony Brown ( U.S Congressman), Mr. Mohammed Bah & Co ( MD Governor’s Commission on African Affairs), Ms Nicole Peacock (State Department), Ms Brinasha Frazier (Assistant to Lt Governor)
Mr. Kelvin R. (Craft Director’s Office on Community Engagement) Dr. Sylvester Okere (CEO UPAC), Alhaji Aliyu Mustapha, (Voice of America), Alhaji Isah Ahmed Koro (Radio Nigeria FRCN) HRM Eze Dr. Thomas Obiefule and other US Government Officials) and other US Government Officials
With huge request from Maryland Government and Nigerian in Diaspora decided to extend the mobilization to Traditional Rulers who are the Chief Custodian of culture and traditions.
His Imperial Majesty Oba (Dr.) Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, Iku Baba Yeye, Alaafin of Oyo Empire who is the Royal Grand Patron of Nigeria Carnival USA will be leading other traditional rulers to add more cultural value to the event.
His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olaiwola Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo empire in Nigeria, due to his exemplary attribute and qualities both social, cultural, we have considered his attitudes, characteristics and achievements as outstanding traditional ruler, worthy of celebrating for the present day youths to emulate. The alaafin of the greatest Kingdom in the history of the black race.
The Oyo monarch is a man at home with himself at all times, as he exudes confidence in all his dealings. One enviable high point in the life of this great monarch is his deep knowledge and high sense of recounting historic events with facts and figures and with an accuracy that beat the imagination of youthful intellectual.
Nigeria Carnival 2018 3rd Edition, We are expecting, Nigeria Government Agencies, Traditional Rulers, national and state cultural Troupe Maryland Governor, Us Senators, US Congressmen, U.S Government Officials, Representative from Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, Cuba. West African Countries, Republic of Benin, Togo e.t.c.