Calabar Carnival 2017 See Exclusive Photos of the event

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 Calabar Carnival festival in Nigeria, also tagged " Africa's Biggest Street Party", was created as part of the vision of making the Cross River State in Nigeria, the number one tourist destination for Nigerians and tourists all over the world.
The carnival which begin on every 1 December and last till 31 December has boosted the cultural mosaic of Nigeria people while entertaining the millions of spectators within and outside the State, and boosting industry for all stakeholders.
This year’s  Calabar Carnival was themed ‘Migration’.
 The Calabar Carnival has come a long all started 2004, when the then governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, had a vision of making his state the hub for tourism and hospitality in Nigeria and in Africa.
 The Carnival presents a perfect platform from brand visibility for consumer and market awareness. "According to Osima-Dokubo, the carnival aimed to include more aspects of local heritage and culture and at the same time strengthen the capacity of the locals to participate in an economically beneficial way" .
 Recently, Cross River State and Calabar has become the pride of Nigeria or Africa as far as tourism, carnivals and hospitality is concerned.

See photos of the just concluded Calabar Carnival 2017 below: