IRI JI NDE MBAISE (New Yam Festival)

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The event will be high octane with dignitaries from all walks of life both in the USA and beyond, along with their friends, families and well wishers  congregating  at the iconic Obi-Igbo Banquet Hall at 191-01 Linden Blvd, Jamaica, NY  to celebrate the New Yam Festival (Iriji) Mbaise  style.


In attendance will be  Mbaise sons and daughters resident in the United States and visitors from far and near including Ala-Igbo, Nigeria and other countries. The event will showcase the  traditional kola nut breaking ceremony, mouth watering dinner (including Ji ahụrụ n'ọkụ),  artistic yam barn exhibition and musical extravaganza topped by electrifying Abigbo Dance and enticing  Mbaise Women’s dance display.


This year’s  annual celebration is billed to top those before because  Mbaise people are now poised by added vigor to to excel and showcase their leadership skills  in all spheres of life especially with their brother as the newly elected Governor of IMO STATE.


Mbaise Association Inc, New York is  coordinating  the annual New Yam Festival as well as  other public services and projects to benefit Mbaise  people at home and abroad.


The echo of “COME ONE, Come All” is being trumpeted by all lovers of Igbo Tradition and Culture. Why not be a part of elevating Igbo culture and tradition under the auspices  of MBAISE Sons and Daughters in the Big Apple? It will be Fun filled!!! Nobody can afford to miss out!!!!!

 MBAISE GA-ADI. Ndigbo GA-ADI rue mgbe ebighi ebi!! IGBO KWENU!!!!!  Ya Gazie!!!!

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