Not less than 13 countries including the United Kingdom, Croatia ,South Korea,China among others participating in the 2016 Calabar Carnival.
The Chairman,Cross River state Carnival, Mr Gabe Onah disclosed this at the Millennium park ,venue of the flag of the 2016 Calabar carnival.
Onah said that 13 countries and 22 states were among the participants in thus years edition of Africa's largest street party.
"We have 13 countries and 22 states participating in this years edition.It shows how big the Calabar carnival has becomes as the attention of the world is drawn to Calabar ,we have grown bigger and better as have remained consistent for 12 years. The bands will move round the 12 kilometer carnival routes entertaining people".