Press Release

September 19, 2023

Ofala Launches Website

The site will serve as a primary source of information about the festival. Onitsha, September 19, 2023:  The Ofala Steering Committee has announced the launch of a website for the festival : .  The committee is a selection of Onitsha indigenes  from  a cross section of constituent groups at home and abroad to plan and execute […]

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August 31, 2023

Arrangements underway for the 2023 Ofala festival of the Obi of Onitsha.

AUGUST 31, 2023 – This year’s festival with a theme: ‘Better. Stronger. Together, will run over a three-week period in the month of October with the peaks scheduled for two days, Iru and Azu Ofala – October 14 and October 15, 2023, respectively. Addressing a news conference on behalf of the Ofala Steering Committee, Mr. Nn’emeka […]

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November 16, 2022

Ofala Festival Receives Federal Government’s Award of Excellence in Culture

NOVEMBER 16, 2022 – The award is in recognition of the outstanding and excellent contributions of the Ofala festival to the development and preservation of Nigeria’s cultural heritage. The award was made on the occasion of the First United Nations World Tourism Organisation ( UNWTO) Global Conference on linking tourism, culture, and the creative industries […]

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