Ekpe masquerade at the cultural festival day of all long, thirty two days of christmas festival.
Ekpe dancer from the Culture and heritage department of the office of the Governor of Cross River State of Nigeria.
Ekpe in Cross River State of Nigeria is a masquerade of traditional relevance. In traditional understanding among western part of Nigeria, though EKPE is from south south! Such figures are called ARA ORUN…. heaven dwellers. In the olden days, they are known as migrants who comes to the world for occasional purposes.
Tradional dance from this part of the world cannot be completed without these features being adequately featured.