About Passion 4 Band in Calabar Carnival [Review & Photos].
Passion 4 Band is known as Green Band and is currently the most successful band of all time! He won the competition more than any other group. The group is often considered the only group of two sections: one for children and one for adults.
Passion 4 is the most successful band in Calabar Carnival, having been six editions … Passion 4 has been declared as Africa’s most outstanding band by all its winning since the introduction of the band.
Passion 4 is the most successful band in Carnival Calabar, having been six edition Champions and two editions first runners up in the eight years of the existence of the competition aspect of the Carnival. Passion 4 has been declared as Africa’s most outstanding band by all its adjudicators as the band continues to grow in creativity, organization, and style in Africa’s biggest street party.
Passion 4, whose former leader and founder’ Mr. Chris Agibe, now serves as the Executive Secretary of the Cross River State Carnival Commission. His task is to handle the Carnival in whole and extend the creativity of Passion 4 to all the other bands. Its new bandleader is Barr. Attah Ochinike, the Attorney general and Commissioner for Justice of Cross River State.
Passion 4, which is also the green band, is the only band that creates a level playing field for children and adults to have fun. The band is every sponsor’s ideal platform for partnership, and the mileage we offer is next to none.
The Calabar Carnival is, without a doubt, the most important, longest, and longest tourist event in West Africa for years. It attracts more than two million travelers worldwide and offers participants from more than 25 different countries. The battle of the bands and the parade of streets are broadcast before an audience of about fifty million viewers.
Attractions in Calabar During Carnival Tourism
Calabar is in southern Nigeria, is located near the Cameroonian border, and is the state capital of Cross River. In Calabar, there are many fantastic attractions to see on a visit during the carnival or for leisure as written below:
1. Tinapa Calabar Business and Leisure Resort: This is the first integrated business and leisure resort in Nigeria. Designed to provide tourists with a dream experience during a visit. Located on the Calabar River, this hotel is a prime facility where visitors can enjoy local and leisure activities.
2. Cross River National Park: This is one of the top travel destinations for ecotourism. This is one of West Africa’s best-preserved rainforests. Here you can observe rare birds and animals in their natural habitat in the rainforest.
3. Kwa Falls: This waterfall is a tropical paradise located in a narrow and steep gorge on the Kwa River. While this waterfall is spectacular, the beautiful poolside beach it flows into is even more inviting.
4. Obudu Mountain Resort: Located on the plateau of Cross River State, a beautiful place to visit. With miles of hills, it is worth visiting this tranquil and picturesque setting.
5. Agbokim Falls: This waterfall consists of seven streams that fall on a cliff.
6. National Museum of Calabar: This building used to be the government building during colonial rule and was built in Great Britain and sent in parts to Calabar in the late 19th century. This museum is full of ancient relics, documents, furniture, and artifacts and a great place to learn about the history of Efik.
7. Chief Ekpo Bassey’s House: This former home in Calabar stands out for its history and the richness of Chief Ekpo Bassey, who was the keeper of the Efik tribe and politics during the colonial era.
8. Botanical Garden: Made in the 1880s and designed by the British to grow commercial crops.
9. Slave Museum: This museum contains a lot of information about the slave trade activities that were popular in the 15th century.
10. Dukes Town Church: This is one of the oldest churches in Nigeria, and the first place Christianity was taught about the arrival of missionaries in Nigeria.
11. Drill Rehabilitation Center: This wildlife initiative was built to preserve the life of nearly extinct drills, which are a rare species of endangered primate.
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