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Durbar 15 exotic photos from Durbar festival

The 2017 Durbar festival has come and gone but not to worry we've rounded up some breathtaking photos from the phenomenal event.

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Durbar: Horsemen, royalty, acrobats, everyone participates in a Durbar play

Durbar: Horsemen, royalty, acrobats, everyone participates in a Durbar

(Instagram/WakaWakaChronicles)
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The 2017 Durbar fest is over and it was full of colours, astonishing displays, royalty, pomp and pageantry.

So! We've rounded up astonishing photos from the famous festival. Enjoy!

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1. This photo of Emir Sanusi Lamido eagerly waiting for the parade to start

Emir of Kano, Sanusi urges herdsmen to expose criminals among them play

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

 

2. Even the women aren't left out

Royalty: Women are dressed in colourful robes and are mostly princesses or wives of the Emirs play

Royalty: Women are dressed in colourful robes and are mostly princesses or wives of the Emirs

(Pulse)

 

3. Blowing this Kaakaki must be a herculean task

4. And this one

African Festivals to watch out for in 2018 play Blowing the Kaakaki signals another royal family arrival (Instagram/musadeeeq)

5. Just look at this 'Queen Aminas'

play Women during their parade (Instagram/musadeeeq)

 

6. And this one

play No matter your race, seems like you can participate (Instagram/musadeeeq)

7. Meanwhile, this baba is feeling himself

8. While this one is trying to take a selfie

 

9. Playing with fire seems to be a thing

10. Look at this handsome little prince

play Even the little ones participate (Instagram/musadeeeq)

 

11. Just look at this!

play Royal people are always escorted by colourfully dressed assistants (Maigaskya)

 

12. Just look at this stately prince

play The Durbar festival is full or princes and their servants (Instagram/Waka Waka Chronicles)

 

13. And his brothers

play A cross section of paraders at the Durbar fest (Pulse)

 

14. This one was there to steal hearts

Durbar: Horsemen, royalty, acrobats, everyone participates in a Durbar play You have to love this guy (Instagram/Waka Waka Chronicles)

 

15. This here is called 'swag of the north'

play Unknown man strikes a power pose on his horse (Mai Gaskiya)

 

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