All is getting set for the Akwa Ibom Christmas Carols Festival which enters its 11th edition this year, slated to hold on Friday, December 21, 2018 at the Uyo Township Stadium, Uyo by 6pm, with the theme “Let the People Say Amen”.
The festival, which has had ten (10) previous editions, is a carnival of songs of praise at Christmas, hosted by the Akwa Ibom State Government in worship to the Almighty God and to foster unity among Akwa Ibom people.
This year’s edition of the Akwa Ibom Christmas Carols Festival 2018 will feature international gospel artistes like the multiple award winning Nicole Mullen, gospel saxophonist Angela Christie and stirring vocalist Elsie William. Other special appearances include phenomenal Nigerian artistes like the award winning Gospel sensations Eben, Preye, Mercy Chinwo, James Okon, the Midnight Crew, Hope David, Aity Dennis, Uduak Akpan, David Gospel, Pat Ekwere and the legendary phenomenon Bongos Ikwue.
The Choirs performing at this year’s edition are the host choir, the Akwa Ibom State Government Choir, the Schubert Chorale, Abuja, Harmonious Chorale and the Voices of Triumph from Ghana as they all join the globally recognized group of singers, that was awarded the Largest group of Carol Singers in the World by the Guinness Book of World Records, to render Carols in an awe-inspiring way on the occasion.
Akwa Ibom Christmas Carols Festival which is a Christian gathering will help strengthen the bond of unity in the State as well as create a conducive ambience for spiritual growth and peaceful co-existence among groups in the State and beyond, as this year’s edition calls out to people of all walks of life from around the world to join in an evening of praise and worship.
As the fourth in the administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel, this festival will be shown live on global broadcast media such as DSTV (on Africa Magic and dedicated channels), AIT, Channels TV and AKBC.
For contact and more information about the Carols festival, visit the official event website on www.akcarolsfest.com and plan to attend this grand festival.