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THE IGBO MASQUERADES

THE IGBO MASQUERADES

THE IGBO MASQUERADES
Mask
As a step to the explanation of the full meaning of masquerades, here is a working definition of mask.
‘A mask is a covering for part or all of the face, worn to hide or protect it…’, ‘something that covers your face and has another face painted on it”. (Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary Ed. Sally Wehmeier, Oxford University press, 2000)

Further from make up or outward covering, some people define mask as the condition of covering one’s appearance, true feelings, a person’s real nature.

“ỌFỌ”: A RITUAL SYMBOL IN IGBO CULTURAL LIFE

“ỌFỌ”: A RITUAL SYMBOL IN IGBO CULTURAL LIFE
-by Uche J. Ndubueze

Meaning of “Ọfọ”.
Basically Ọfọ has two definitions. These are “Ọfọ as a tree and Ọfọ” as a symbol of Spirituality.

Catholic Church Enhances Good Culture - Priests, Prof Okonkwor

Culture is dynamic you would say. And culture, apart from being cultural and racial has the type of spices that make it add value to human race. Every group of people, from primitive to civilized, have their own ways of life. stressed further, every organized sect, religion and people, from nuclear family to ụmụnna, and from departments to societies are organized, the desiderata of the basic human life and activities in form of culture.

MMEMME EJIJE IGBO 2011, N’AWKA.

EJIJE IGBO ADỊWALA UGBUA SITE N’ENYEMAKA NKE IGBO FILM FORUM (E si n’Ogene Ojemba Nuuspepa nke ọnwa Disemba 2011 weta nke a). -15/3/2012

 

Nke a bụ ihe a na-atụburi anya ya kamgbe Chukwu kechara Abraham na Sarah.  Ekele dịrị ndị niile aka ha dị na ya, na ndị niile si maọbụ ga-esi n’ụzọ dị iche iche were na-enye ejije Igbo, edemede Igbo na omenala Igbo nkwado ha.

 

BEYOND THE HANDOVER OF SCHOOLS TO MISSIONS

BEYOND THE HANDOVER OF SCHOOLS TO MISSIONS

EKELE NDỊ IGBO

EKELE NDỊ IGBO

EKELE NDỊ IGBO
Kama Ị ga-awọ onye Igbo ekele, wọ ya nni. Ekele abụghị naanị good morning dịka ọtụtụ agbụrụ si eme.
N’ọdịbendị ndị Igbo, a na-ewe ekele ka ụgwọ mmadụ ji ibe ya. O nwere ike bụrụ na ihe kpatara nke a bụ maka etu ndị Igbo si eme nwanne. Ekele bụ nnukwu ihe a na-eji ngala eme, n’ihi na ọ bụ otu n’ọtụtụ ụzọ onye Igbo na ibe ya si ekwurịta okwu.

Dosad Blogs

APRASA 2016 Football Competition Set to Kick Off - DOSAD Commends APRASA for the Initiative

Agulu Priests, Religious, Aspirants and Seminarians Association (APRASA) is organizing a football competition for the youths of catholic parishes in Agulu, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. It will last from 6th to 13th August 2016.

The letter made available to Fides has it that the venue for all the matches will be in St. Mary’s field at Nwagu Agulu and it is expected that each player has to be a registered member of the parish youth, mercenaries are not allowed. Again, the list of the players must be signed by the Parish Priest or the Parish Youth Chaplain.

Priests Brotherhood Sports and Recreation Club – Achieving Healthy Lifestyle

Tuesday evenings are special at St Anthony Catholic Church Enugwu-ukwu and environs. As from half hour of three in the afternoon, there is a traffic build up. You can see them – young and old, tall and short, fat and thin, huge and pint, all alighting from their cars and lacing their boot and wears, heading to the football field and volleyball court. Among them are lawyers, lecturers, coaches, administrators, musicians, engineers, architects, name them. They are however bonded by two significant binding factors-Catholic Priesthood and Sports.

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