The 8th edition of the annual Ososo Carnival successfully held from December 27 – 30, 2018 in Ososo, Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo State. The four-day event was characterised by large turn out of fun seekers and holiday makers who participated in various activities lined up for the week long festival.
The 2018 edition of the Carnival which had as its theme “Celebrating Unity for Community Development”, was a complete package of leisure events which included street dance, parade of costumes, arena based performances, beauty pageant, musical funfairs, bonfire, cultural display, art and fashion exhibitions and sporting activities with huge branding, merchandising and sales opportunities for intending sponsors and partners.
These events are reminiscent of the rich culture, vast tourism potentials, hospitality and peace-loving nature of the Ososo people.
Goldberg, a premium quality lager beer brewed to golden standard, from the stable of Nigerian Breweries was the sponsor of the 2018 edition of the Carnival. There was a beer village set up by Goldberg where its engaged and rewarded its teeming consumers with branded items ranging from Ankara, T-shirts, free drinks, etc who participated in various games and activities.
Interestingly, at the beer village, Goldberg provided free wi-fi for consumers to enjoy free access to the internet, indicating that they had a good time with the brand that supported the Carnival.
The Goldberg sponsored carnival which hosted the entire Ososo community and beyond, was a thrill of a lifetime, with lots of cheer, joy and excitement from all participants.
The climax of the Ososo Carnival was the performance by award winning and multi-talented guest artiste, Skales who performed many of his hit songs to the delight and excitement of the audience.