Durbur: Zaria, Nigeria.


The Durbar festival takes place in Northern Nigeria and is a spectacular parade of horsemen. The men gather to pay homage to the Emir during celebrations of Sallah and on special occasions. During the Durbar the horsemen parade and charge wielding swords and guns in memory of ancient times when the Emirs were all powerful.

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Zaria Durbur: photos by Jeremy Weate – Naijablog


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