The Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival

This is a well-known annual fishing competition in Kebbi State and a tourist attraction site where all the fishermen embark on an hour fishing hunt.

The Matan Fada River is the venue for the competition and is located in Argungu, which is the capital city of Argungu Emirate Council and will not only serves as a tourist attraction during Argungu international fishing festival but also as a rich cultural heritage of the Kabawa people that are the main ethnic group living in Argungu Emirate.

There are no restrictions to who can participants, the luckiest fisherman to have caught the largest fish within an hour becomes the winner and is rewarded accordingly.

Spectators are extremely large and which led enhancement of the economy of the people as a result of the beneficial commercial activities that is associated with the festival.

Men from various part of the world who are willing and able to contest are free to take part in the international friendly.

Other cultural displays like music and dance, sports etc., are also showcased during the festival.

When & Location

Location:
Kebbi State, Nigeria
Date:
00/00/0000 12:00 AM to 00/00/0000 12:00 AM


Contact
Address:
Argungu
Telephone:
Email:


Event Price:
free




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