One World @ One Place
Sunday 23rd October 2016 Empire State Plaza – Convention Center (From 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM, )
Click here to see Directions and Parking information Click here to see Parking Lots and Parking Charges information Attractions: Parade of Nations, Crowning of Miss Festival of Nations, Native Dance and Music, Ethnic Foods, Unique Crafts, and much more.
Celebrate the World
In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the third was t...
Cultural Fiesta
Please join us at the spectacular representation of the Global Cultural Integration @One Place on Sunday, October 23rd 2016  This idea was soon turned into a reality and first ethnic festival was held on October 27, 1972.  We named it “Festival of Nations”.  It was held at the Hudson Valley Community Collage.It was welcomed so much that thousands of people h...
Bringing Community Together
The word got around about us – how much enjoyment we offer for the family on one Sunday afternoon in the Fall of every year.  Now there are several international bazaars/festivals in the area.  They are organized by different institutions.  Our Festival of Nations remains the original.  It is unique, in the sense that we, the participating nations, ourselves, organize everythin...
See You at the Empire Plaza
 This year, we are celebrating our 45th annual Festival with you! We hope you enjoy your few hours with us by looking at the arts and crafts from different parts of the world; by tasting delicious ethnic foods; and by being part of the audience indulging in the music with rhythm and dances representing various cultures and traditions of the world.
History of The Festival of Nations
  In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the t...

Nigeria

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  • Local Community Information

Location: Western Africa, Bordered in the south by the North Atlantic Ocean, in the west by Benin Republic, in the north by Niger Republic, and in the east by Cameroon
Total Area: 923,770 sq km – slightly more than twice the size of California
Capital: Abuja
Populations: Over 100 million
Number States: 36 with 1 Federal Capital territory
Natural Resources: petroleum, tin, columbite, cocoa, iron ore, coal, limestone, lead, zinc, natural gas
Institutions of higher learning: Universities and Poly Technics – over 75
Communications: Radio broadcast stations – over 70; Television broadcast stations – over 60; Airport: 80
Association of Nigerians in the Capital District, Inc.

www.ANCD.org
President: Mr. Vincent U. Uba, Esq.

  • Website

For further information, please contact us at info@ancd.org or visit our website at www.ancd.org

  • Performance

Nigerian culture dance.

  • Foods

Nigerian traditional food.

  • Miss Festival Candidate

Nigeria is proud to present Miss Tamara Preye Akangbou.

  • Arts and Crafts

Nigerian Traditional arts and crafts.

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