Lens on Africa: IZEKI FESTIVAL

Izeki Festival is a coming of age festival that comes up once in 11 or 15 years in Umoghun- Nokhua Village in Edo State,Nigeria.  Th...







Izeki Festival is a coming of age festival that comes up once in 11 or 15 years in Umoghun- Nokhua Village in Edo State,Nigeria.  Those being inducted into the new age group celebrate their freedom from partaking in community service by enacting ancient war dances using cutlasses.
Photographer: @omoregie100
Location: Umoghun- Nokhua Village in Edo State, Nigeria

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