A Durbar festival is celebrated annually in Zaria, Kano and Sokoto. It begins with prayers, followed by a royal parade by the Emir and his entourage, accompanied by musicians, and ending at the Emir’s palace. The horses display is spectacular.
It is celebrated in collaboration with the Muslim festivals Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. It begins with prayers, followed by a parade of the Emir and his entourage on horses, accompanied by music players, and ending at the Emir’s palace.
We were excited to have been part of this year’s Sallah Durbar festival in Zaria. You can view the sights and sounds from the festival. To make sure you stay up to date with the latest happenings follow us on IG/Twitter @MTNNG and on Facebook @MTNNigeria.