The extraordinary and wonderful people of Ojoto kingdom Anambra state observe Egwúèké 2021, a striking tribal celebration performed by Ojoto Women to advance unity among Ojoto ladiess for plentiful harvests and out of appreciation for their saints past.
The occasion was managed and proclaimed open by the conventional leader of Ojoto kingdom, HRH Igwe Gerald Obunadike Mbamalụ (Eze Ojoto III, Ezeoranyelu 1).
Photos from the past Egwueke Festival down to the present (2021)
Ojoto the headquarter of Idemili South Local Government as tourist destination showcases and promotes Igbo traditions and cultural ceremonies which Egwúèké is one of their annual celebration that invites adjoining networks like Alor, Uke, Nnobi, Umuoji, Obosi and so on to observe the extraordinary celebration.
Egwúèké just means a “dance to the divine beings (gods) on Èké market day”. Ojoto observes Egwúèké and not Egwúéké (python dance). Èké (market day) is different from Éké (python).
Here are Photos From Egwúèké Festival (2021)
Eight towns in Ojoto were completely represented and arranged by status as follows: Ezieke, Ojor, Enugo, Ire, Ndiabor, Umuchem, Umuezema, and Ezema.