Imagine a serene space; alluring sites, colours and sounds with mouth watering cuisines; That's Rivers State; a Tourist Delight.

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The home of colours, culture, nature and life

This is home to a thousand masquerades, costumed in alluring and variegated colours swirling to sonorous sounds in a serene habitat steeped in culture and secured by nature.

“we collaborate to compete, we integrate to innovate and we mobilize to monetize,”

Yibo KokoDirector-General, RSTDA

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CANIRIV is an annual festival, held in the city Port Harcourt, Nigeria with the participation of the 23 LGAs. The carnival holds few weeks before Christmas. The activities include but not limited to cultural/masquerade, heritage carnival, aquatic displays, music concert, etc. It also attracts participation from within and outside Nigeria.

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Explore Rivers State

Rivers State, also known simply as Rivers, is one of the 36 states of Nigeria. According to census data released in 2006, the state has a population of 5,198,716, making it the sixth-most populous state in the country.[5] Its capital and largest city, Port Harcourt, is economically significant as the centre of Nigeria's oil industry.