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20th Anniversary/2016 New Yam Festival

Date: Saturday 20th August 2016

Venue: Details will be communicated soon

Time: 18:00 Hours Details

2016 New Yam Festival

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Chinua Achebe
CHINUA ACHEBE (1930 - 2013)
THE FATHER OF AFRICAN LITERATURE

CELEBRATION OF HIS LIFE

Organized by NIDOE-Austria, the Nigeria Embassy Vienna, NANCA, the Igbo Cultural Society Austria and all other Ethnic nationalities, in collaboration with the Institute of African Studies, University of Vienna.
Events include requiem church service, on Monday 20th of May 2013 @ 16.00 Hours. Detail…

 

The History of the Igbo Cultural Society

The origin of the present day “Igbo Cultural Society in Austria” originated as far back as in the year nineteen hundred and eighty nine (1989) in Vienna Austria. The nucleus came as a result of a special meeting summoned by Mr. Isaiah Chidi Nnaji a former Igbo Nigerian Diplomat with the Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna in his residence.
The meeting was however, called to discuss some vital issues concerning an Igbo strongest and populous cultural dancing group in Vienna called “Enyimba” at that time. Mr. Vitus Nwachukwu recalled that at the end of the amicable deliberation within the group, Mr. Isaiah Chidi Nnaji suggested to them the need to establish an “Igbo Union” in Vienna.

Another important name to be mentioned in line with same thought of an “Igbo Union” in Vienna was that of a Catholic Rev. Father Dr. Oscar Anyanwu. Mazi. Simeon Eronini recalled that Mazi. Vitus Nwachukwu told him that Rev. Father Dr. Oscar Anyanwu on several occasions spoke to... Read more


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