Calabar carnival is one of the best carnival in the east of Africa. Magnificient costumes,beautiful ladies,flamboyant men ,elegant personalities are some of the characteristics of the mega event.
It is a yearly event.This year is hosted by the state governor of Cross river state,Gov Ben Ayade.
“When God created mankind, He created us for bliss, in his own image, he created man for the beauty of the world.” The Cross River Governor, Ben Ayade said while flagging off the 2019 Calabar Carnival.
As it is known with the carnival ,Calabar the capital city of the state was flooded by participants who came from all the corners of the country.
Beautiful women took over the streets,malls and hotels.So much razzmattaz,enough eating and drinking,fireworks and gunshoots adorn the air. Colours like a concentration of butterflies.Beautiful perfumes and scents,including smell from carnabis and fireworks mixed up with the air.
Music is heared from all corners;shops,trucks ,bars and cars.Celebrities and politicians greet their fans and took selfies.
Here are some pictures and video: