Welcome To McEbiscoo.com

Igbos to Celebrate Ancestral Lunar Year on Saturday


PAY ATTENTION: My Husband Wanted To Marry A Second Wife, Here Is What I Did To Stop Him. I Am Now In Peace.

The Igbo nation will on Saturday, February 15, proclaim the beginning of its Lunar Year, a custodian of Igbo culture and Prince of Nri Kingdom, Mr Chukwuemeka Onyeso, has said.

Mr. Onyeso said this on Tuesday in Enugu while addressing newsmen on the 2020 annual ‘Iguaro’ Festival of Nri Kingdom.

NAN reports that the festival to be hosted by the Eze Nri community will mark the beginning of the native Igbo calendar. He said that the proclamation of the ancestral lunar calendar usually fell mid-February of every year.

MUST READ: I Paid For My Wife's College Fees Through Loan, She Left Me For Another Man, This Is What I Did

He, however, regretted that Nidgbo had not given the festival and the Igbo calendar the deserved attention.

Onyeso, who is a prince of Nri Kingdom, said that it had become imperative for the people to devote a day to re-enact their past and celebrate the centrality of their cultural values. He said that the first proclamation of the Igbo calendar was made in 950AD by the then King and founder of Nri communuty, Eze Nri Ifikwanim.

He said that the Igbo nation, being the earliest with an established tradition and kingship institution, had grounds to be proud of who they are. According to him, the beginning of the lunar year is determined by royal or palace astrologers, who look out for the appearance of the moon.

“The palace astrologers have announced that the moon will appear on Thursday, February 13, which will mark the beginning of the native Igbo year.

“However, in order to give our people the opportunity to witness and participate in the event, the proclamation has been shifted to Saturday, February 15,” he said.

Onyeso called on governors of the South-East to begin to recognise the beginning of the Igbo New Year as a public holiday to enable the people of the area to appreciate their culture.

“The Igbo native week is made up of the four market days. Seven native weeks which is 28 days make up one Igbo native month while 13 Igbo native months make up one year.

“The moon cycle is tracked by observing the movement of the moon and 13 of such months make up one Igbo lunar year,” Onyeso said.

‘we call on Ndigbo at home and in diaspora to make out time to celebrate the beginning of their ancestral calendar.

According to NAN, Nri Kingdom is regarded as the traditional and spiritual head of the Igbo ancient kingdom.

Get 50MB Free Daily To Download Mc Ebisco App

 
 

Hello... are you struggling to get life solutions?

Contact Mugwenu Doctors. They use local herbals and strong spiritual powers to heal and solve problems as well as long term disease such as pressure, diabetes, ulcers, gonorrhea, syphilis, TB, manhood weakness among other things. Life Problems such as love issues,family problem, hardships in business,increase your luck .ie wining lottery games,court cases,Tenders. Promotion at work, Clearing away devilish spirits and bad dreams. For consultation, Call: +254740637248 or Email: mugwenudoctors@gmail.com... Also Visit www.mugwenudoctors.com

   

Hello Everyone...

Do you know that you can achieve so much more if you can activate your spirituality and use it for your every good benefits? How would you like to understand and use spiritual knowledge to ultimately grow your business and set yourself above your competitors? Don't you think that it's very possible for you to improve your luck and brighten your star to attract good luck and fortunes in your life and wellness? Have your professional life become stagnant? Are you losing clients, or no longer have their trust? Are your suppliers failing to meet their commitments, harming your reputation? Do you want to boost your business to make more money? Don't doubt it, African Spirituality and divine understanding is an ancient knowledge to make divine mysteries possible. You are on luck to stumble on this mail, which brings to you with the good tidings of Dr Kenneth Spiritual Home

Call: +2348180600183 Email: doctorkenneth83@gmail.com Web: drkennethspiritualhome.com Address: 48 college road mgbidi oru west along onitsha-owerri exp way imo state

   

Have any Question or Comment?

Leave a Reply

Get Alerts Via Email

Contact Us Here

Advertisement

Popular Posts

Recent Posts

April 2020
M T W T F S S
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930