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President's Message

 Welcome and thank you for having the time to look at our website. We appreciate and greet you in our Igbo language ndeewo, daalu , ibiala.  

Umunna NewsLetter

New Yam Festival Event 2018


The New Yam Festival of the Igbo people is an annual cultural festival by the Igbo people held at the end of the rainy season in early August yearly. Umunna celebrated this event called 'Iri ji' or 'Iwa ji' for the first time. The event was held on September 1st 2018. To know more about this festival click on "Read More" below.

Masquerade Folklorama


This year, we will be performing our famous masquerade 'Mgbadike' in African Pavilion, Folklorama. Folkorama is an annual event where different countries  showcase their traditional performances, cultural dances with traditional instruments, display of the cultural artifacts, and so on. See calendar section for schedule. Read more about Folklorama.

Larry & Tova Vickar Honoured


 On Thursday, June 7 2018 we joined Jewish community to celebrate diversity and honour Mrs. Tova & Larry Vickar (Chief Onwa na etiri oha) for their contributions to different communities.  The event was held at Club Regent Event Centre. Some of the groups that entertained the guest were Israeli Sarah Sommer Chai Folk Ensemble. 

Christmas Party 2018


The 2018 annual Christmas party and end of the year family get together event was held on  Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Holy family Catholic Church Hall, 778 Archibald Street, Winnipeg Manitoba. Some of our recent high school and university graduates were honored during this event.

Signing of New Constitution


The Umunna (Igbo) Cultural Association of Manitoba Inc. constitution was amended and signed by the President Sunday Udensi, Vice President Joshua C Okoye and Secretary Christian Onwuekwe during general meeting on November 17th 2018.

Igbo Educational Lecture Series 2019


The topic of 2019 Igbo Educational Lecture Series (IELS) is "Indigenization as a pathway to resiliency". The guest speaker for this year's event is Dr. Annette Trimbee, the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg.

New Yam Festival Event 2019


Umunna 2019 new yam's festival was very successful event. Our heartfelt appreciations go to all our special guests and everyone that attended and helped to make it a successful event.

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Igbo Education Lecture Series



Umunna (Igbo) Cultural Association of Manitoba Inc. Winnipeg, MB Canada performed Agaba masquerade dance in African pavilion during annual Folklorama cultural festival in Winnipeg. Event date: 26th August 2018.


Umunna (Igbo) Cultural Association of Manitoba Inc. Winnipeg, MB Canada and Umunne Cultural Association of Minnesota. USA performed Bende war dance during Igbo annual festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Event date: 24th July 2017.

Economic Summit

South East Nigerians in Diaspora Economic Summit 

 The Igbo people of South Eastern Nigeria in addition to their rich cultural resources are
well-known all over the world for their great investment/business acumen. Consequently,
the focus of the 2013 IgboFest is the first “World South-East Nigerians in Diaspora Economic
Summit,” in Winnipeg Manitoba, on July 13, 2013. 

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We represent Igbos in Manitoba, so feel free to visit during general meeting. Networking is the key!

Umunna Igbo Manitoba Cultural Association

P.O.Box 2145 Winnipeg, MB Canada R3C 3R4

Meeting Hours

Our meeting is scheduled last Saturday every month 6:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m. See calendar above.