CISA To Hold Igbo Retreat In Igbo Village In U.S.


[ Masterweb Reports ] - Council of Igbo States in Americas (CISA) in collaboration with WACHET (a non-profit based in the US) and support of Ohaneze and Igbo World Assembly (IWA), will in March 2013 hold an International retreat on Igbo Global Agenda. The retreat is to be held in Igbo Farm Village in Staunton, Virginia, USA, March 22 - 23rd, 2013. This will be the first such retreat (of its kind) by CISA and also first of its kind anywhere in the world outside Igboland. Important dignitaries from Nigeria and all over the world are expected to participate in this maiden event. The programme of events, speakers/keynote speaker and event brochure advertisement rates will be announced shortly on this Medium.


This is an event everybody, not only Igbos should plan to attend. It is an event in a typical African village atmosphere, a rare occurrence outside the shores of Africa. It is African of Igbo of Nigeria taste – if you are also thinking of food and hospitality at the village, only your attendance will confirm it. There will be a variety of African dishes that will be served at the retreat and in addition music and cultural dances would package the atmosphere into a typical African village as in Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”. Mark your calendars so you do not miss the event and stay tuned for more information on the retreat.


*Photo Caption - Children on tour of Igbo Farm Village, Staunton, Virginia, USA.


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