The Akwa Ibom State contingent at the 2018 Calabar Cultural Carnival emerged first position, beating 24 states who participated in the 2018 Cultural Fiesta.

This informarion is contained in the list of winners published by the adjudicators employed by the Carnival Commission to screen and judge the performances of states that took part in the annual cultural parade which holds every 26th of December to kick start the ‘Power Week’ in the Calabar Festival calendar of events.

Other winners in the Cultural Carnival Category are Anambra State and Enugu State coming second and third positions respectively.

The overall winner, Passion 4 Band, 2017 champions of the Carnival Calabar have made history by winning again in 2018.

See other results below;
*Seagull Band 1st runner up 
*Freedom Band 2nd runner up

>>> Best Truck (Float) winner- Passion 4
2nd. Seagull
3rd Freedom

>>> Best Costume Design – Passion 4 
*2nd. Seagull 
*3rd Masta Blasta

>>>Best Queen – Bayside Band

>>>Best King – Bayside Band

>>>Cross River State – Local Government Cultural Troupes

Winner – Calabar Municipality LGA
*2nd – Odukpani LGA
*3rd – Biase LGA#