Nigeria Independence Day Parade was started by Organization for the Advancement of Nigerians (O.A.N. Inc.); and has been an annual event since 1991. It is the only parade by an African nation in the City of New York, which plays host to hundreds of various nations’ parades that range from the Far East to the West Indies. In 1991, the first-ever Nigeria Independence Day Parade in the United States of America was held on Madison Avenue – in the heart of Manhattan, and home of the advertising and publishing industry. What was supposed to be the maiden voyage of great celebration was marred by heavy…..
October 4, 5, & 6th 2012. We kick off the celebration with the Thrsday Night Welcome Party, then Friday Culture Night and the grand finale, Saturday, the 52nd NIDC Parade in New York City.
There is no doubt that this years event will be huge. The 3 day Festivity takes full swing, beginning with the Welcome Party. Then the fabulous Culture Night looks to sell out and pack the premises again. Every year parade goers and proud supporters peacefully march down Second Avenue in celebration. There will be a range of vendors providing traditional food favorites and merchandise to indulge in as usual. Expect inspiring live performances and dancing. Rain or shine, We will rejoice in unity. DO NOT MISS OUT!!! Bring your proud spirits and green and white colors along for joyful-loud cheers. See you there!!!
Check out Highlights from past NIDC and OAN Events. Pictures are worth a thousand words. The gallery page will give a good idea of the organization’s activities and commitment within the community.
Absolute Faith In Jesus Christ International Church • Akwa Ibom State Association • Anglican Church of Pentecost • Ariya Entertainment • Big Moose Entertainment • Binin Club • C & S Movement Church • CAC Church First in the Americas • Celestial Church of Christ • CUNY Student Senate • Egba Club of NY • Eternal life Christian Center, NJ • Hudson Valley Nigerian Association • Igbo Organization, NY Chapter • Mbaise Association of NY • Modakeke Progressive International • Nigerian American Community Organization (NACO) • MTA – Nigerians In Transit • Nigerian Nurses Association of USA • Nigerian Social Workers Association • Nzuko Edda • Olumo Progressive association • Omo Naija Magazine • Organization for the Advancement of Nigerians (OAN) • Regional Council of Nigerian • Muslims • Under da Rock Entertainment • The Nigerian Unique Club