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Okumkpa (Theatre Mask)

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Found in Southeastern Igboland, primarily in Afikpo towns, okpesu umuruma (meaning ‘frighten children’; also called ihu ori, meaning ‘face ugly’) masks are worn by older performers at Okumkpa...


Okumkpa (Theatre Mask)

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Found in Southeastern Igboland, primarily in the town Afikpo, nne mgbo (meaning ‘mother of Mgbo‘) masks are worn by young boys and adult men of the Mmwo (or Mma) secret society during annually Okumkpa ceremonies...


Okumkpa (Theatre Mask)

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Found in Southeastern Igboland, primarily in Afikpo towns, nnade okumkpa (meaning ‘father of Okumkpa‘) masks are worn by senior and junior leaders of Okumkpa ceremonies. Nnade okumpa masks are danced annually by...


Okumkpa (Theatre Mask)

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Found in Southeastern Igboland, primarily in Afikpo towns, mma ji (meaning ‘knife yam’ – also called mma ubi meaning ‘knife farm’ or ikwum) masks are used in a number of different plays and...


Okumkpa (Theatre Mask)

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Found in Southeastern Igboland, primarily in Afikpo towns, mkpe (meaning ‘horns’) masks are worn by adult men (usually musicians) of the Mmwo (or Mma) secret society. Mkpe masks are danced annually by masqueraded...


Okumkpa (Theatre Mask)

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Found in Southeastern Igboland, primarily in Afikpo towns, ibibio (meaning ‘beautiful woman’) masks are worn by adult men of the Mmwo (or Mma) secret society. Ibibio masks are danced annually by masqueraded men...