Cultural dancers from different states of the federation filed out on Monday to entertain guests

The opening ceremony of the 2019 National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) on Monday has, once again, brought out the rare beauty of Nigeria’s cultural diversity.

The following images as captured by our correspondent, Jethro Ibileke, at the colourful event staged in Benin, the Edo State Capital, testify to the greatness of Nigeria’s unity.

 

2019 NAFEST displays Nigeria’s cultural beauty

 

Cultural dancers from different states of the federation filed out to entertain guests

 

More cultural display at the event

 

Arrival of the Imo women