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The Bole Festival In Port Harcourt In 2022 Will Feature Food, Entertainment, And Thrills.

A month ago, Port Harcourt’s biggest food and music extravaganza, the Bole Festival, took place. The sixth edition of the festival took place in his August, with thousands of spectators filling the Yakubugowon stadium. For many, the thrills, experiences and memories of a dynamic city are still fresh.

Bole Festival 2022, the sixth edition of the food festival, was launched in 2016 to celebrate the famous Port Harcourt street food with the theme of raising the bar. The festival draws food enthusiasts and chefs from around the world to celebrate its rich culture and variety of popular foods with a focus on Southern traditions. Attendance at Bole Festival has grown from his 300 guests in 2016 to his record-breaking 25,000 attendees in 2021.

The festival featured activities for children, including musical performances and a visually stunning bamboo Bole Village where people queued up until 3am to enjoy the famous Bole Booth Bole and fish. There were also dance competitions, food stalls, comedy performances and games.

Nonso Iwuh started the Bole Festival in 2016 with the desire to showcase the history and way of life of the South. Despite inclement weather, Bole Festival 2022 attracted more than 28,000 visitors over two days, with over 100 vendors from across Nigeria. In this situation, We Pin!, a common Port Harcourt slang expression meaning “we don’t move”, was used.

Bolè founder and creative director Nonso Iwuh says the 2022 event will be the festival’s sixth and largest iteration. I am grateful to the team of smart, dedicated and dedicated young minds. It’s amazing how the Bole Festival has evolved over the years.
Our Bolè BFFs (attendees and supporters) are our greatest inspiration and we thank them for their trust in us and their support.

The theme of this year’s festival was “level up”. It represents how we have improved standards, resilience and the festival experience despite the setback of the pandemic.

“Our identity and message at Bole Festival is firmly rooted in food, culture and community. Now we are able to bring together thousands of foodies, brands and businesses each year to celebrate our unique street food culture. Elsie Alacia, marketing and communications lead for Bole Festival.

In addition to food fairs and games throughout the festival, the audience was treated to captivating musical performances by various great acts from Ruger, Cavemen and Port Harcourt. Nedu Wazobia, Nas Boi and Mr. Funny were among his other famous figures and influences.

Regarding the upcoming Bole Festival, Iwuh said: We are always looking for fresh approaches to improve the festival experience for our partners and visitors. ”

Nigeria Brewery (Tiger Beer), Chipper Cash, La Casera, Volt, Techno, Imperial Blue, Chateau Barterly Winery, Bruzano Wine, Red Bull, Sun Ville Group, Fun Ice, Marie Stopes, Fire Condom, Trash Coin, Seymour Global, YEO Foundation , Starchaser Wine and Odibola Properties provided financial support and sponsorship for Bole Festival 2022.

Content courtesy of ball festival & NFH

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