Ukapisua is a 2-day festive event packaged to showcase Akwa Ibom as the No.1 tourist destination for Nigerians and tourists from around the globe. The word "Ukapisua" means “the end and turn of a new year” and historically, our people planned and host festivities around the Christmas period. This event is primarily designed to create entertainment and recreation while serving as a platform to market the huge tourism potentials and investment opportunities in Akwa Ibom State. Ukapisua will feature a STREET GROOVE and MEGA BEACH FIESTA. The Street Groove features 5 A-List Nigerian artistes, each performing on a groove truck alongside 5 five bands (Beachtown Band, The Bridge Band, Rolling Hills Band, Plaza Band and the Blue River Band) around the streets of Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital. The Mega Beach Fiesta will feature performances from 2 A-list Nigerian artistes, beach soccer, beach wrestling, beach volleyball, beach football and lots more, at the longest sandy beach in West Africa located at Ibeno, Akwa Ibom State. Come to Akwa Ibom and experience peace, serenity and world-class cuisines. Its #Ukapisua...let's end the year in grand style!
“Come to Akwa Ibom state - The Land of Limitless Opportunities.”
Frequent Asked Questions
Q. WHAT IS UKAPISUA?
Ukapisua is a 2-day festive event packaged to showcase Akwa Ibom as the No.1 tourist destination for Nigerians and tourists from around the globe. The word "Ukapisua" means “the end and turn of a new year” and historically, our people planned and host festivities around the Christmas period.
Q. WHAT EVENTS MAKE UP UKAPISUA?
The Christmas Village will be officially opened at Unity Park Udoudoma, followed by the STREET GROOVE (a parade around Uyo) on December 26.
The event will be headlined by the 5 mega stars - 2face, Runtown, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and Tekno. Each band in the STREET GROOVE is named after a popular tourist site in AKwa Ibom state.
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Q. ANY COSTUMES FOR THE STREET PARADE?
Yes! Costumes for the STREET PARADE will feature a blend of African Print (Ankara) with Jeans.
Each band will go on a particular color of Ankara and Jeans.
Please refer to your band for instructions.
Q. HOW MUCH DO I PAY TO JOIN A CREW?
Joining a STREET GROOVE BAND is ABSOLUTELY FREE! Access into the venue for all events in Ukapisua are FREE! Invite your family and friends to attend!
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Free Power Supply 4pm-6am
Every Sunday 12pm to 6am