PHOTOS/VIDEO: 6 Participating Bands Display Colour, Style And Panache At Calabar Carnival

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The ongoing 2015 Calabar Carnival is living up to its expectations as the colours on display are exciting, bold and interesting. 

The carnival which has attracted so many people from far and wide is gradually gaining momentum as the dance, costumes and celebrities on display has added colour and panache to the event regarded as Africa’s biggest street party.

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Naij.com on ground who monitored the carnival yesterday, December 28, highlights the six bands participating in the carnival, with emphasis on their style and creativity.

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1. Bayside Band: Simple, sassy and creative. A delight to watch and a very organised group.

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A couple of guys in their blue and white ensemble dance their way through the streets

A very colourful display from the band

Enegetic dance and a very colourful display from the band

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There was so much dancing on display

2. Freedom Band: A band that seem to have carefully selected beautiful ladies who have mastered the art of dancing and smiling.

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The freedom band had so much colours on display

A band filled with beautiful women

A band filled with beautiful women

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More colours, more beautiful women

3. Seagull Band: Led by’Mama Bakassi’, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, their style is not for the weak. Cool stuff!

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A bold and daring band

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Creativity at its peak

This is where fashion lives

This is where fashion lives

4. Governor’s Band: Led by the state’s number one citizen and his wife, Ben and Lynda Ayade, it was a display of class, style and luxury.

The powerful band led by his excellency and his wife, Governor Ben and Lynda Ayade

The powerful band led by his excellency and his wife, Governor Ben and Lynda Ayade

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Former minister of culture and tourism, Edem Duke made his presence felt

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The younger ones in the band made a bold statement

5. Passion Band: The passion band mastered the art of dancing, acrobatics and more dance. xciting band!

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A band filled with dancing skills and infectious smiles

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The band had some showstoppers too

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The ladies in blue

6. Masta Blasta Band: A band whose creativity was hailed by virtually everyone who witnessed their procession.

Top notch costume on display

Top notch costume on display

Masta Blasta band showing that they are indeed the masters

Masta Blasta band showing that they are indeed the masters

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Designs that are out of this world

Below is a video capturing the sounds and sights of the carnival.

 

 

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