26 countries to participate in 2017 Calabar Carnival – official

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No fewer than  26 countries are participating in the 2017 Calabar carnival, Mr Ikobi Ikobi, a Commissioner in the Carnival Commission in charge of Media and Publicity has said.

Ikobi, who spoke in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Calabar, listed the countries to include, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand, Greece, Brazil, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Rwanda amongst others.

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According to Ikobi, the countries have shown interest to participate in the 2017 edition with the theme, “Migration’’.

He said that the annual month-long carnival brings tourists from all over the world to the state and has been the melting point of Africa’s hospitality due to its diverse tourism events and sites, the green environment and the warm hospitality of the people.

“The 2017 edition of the carnival will play host to over 26 countries. Countries that have indicated interest include…



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