Festivals in Africa

Travel connects with all four senses of experience - sight, sound, taste and feel. Festivals connect to these senses, and there are some amazing events happening in Africa.
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The Dithubaruba Cultural Festival - 31 August - 01 September. Hosted by Molepolole's Kgari Sechele Museum, Ntsweng commonly called Kwa-ga-Mmakgosi for a fun-filled day of diverse cultural festiveties in music and dance, traditional Bakwena food varieties, attire and folk culture celebrations.

The Dithubaruba Cultural Festival - 31 August - 01 September. Hosted by Molepolole's Kgari Sechele Museum, Ntsweng commonly called Kwa-ga-Mmakgosi for a fun-filled day of diverse cultural festiveties in music and dance, traditional Bakwena food varieties, attire and folk culture celebrations.

Timkat. Gondar - 19 January 2014. Timkat, which means "baptism" in Amharic, is the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church's celebration of Epiphany*, which represents the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. The Timkat celebration in Gondar is considered the most colorful, vibrant festival of the year.

'Timket' is the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of Epiphany and venerates Christ's baptism in the River Jordan.

Madajazzcar - 01 - 12 October 2014 The origins of the Festival International Madajazzcar dates back to October 1988. The foundation of the jazz club "AFT"  sealed the revival of jazz Malagasy.

Madajazzcar - 01 - 12 October 2014 The origins of the Festival International Madajazzcar dates back to October The foundation of the jazz club "AFT" sealed the revival of jazz Malagasy.

Chizangala – Gule wamkulu Festival. June 2014. Also known as ‘the Great Dance’, Gule wamkulu is performed at the request of the village headman on the occasion of funerals of village members, puberty initiations, and the installation of chiefs and is part of the legacy of royal ritual inherited from the Chewa past.

Chizangala – Gule wamkulu Festival. June 2014. Also known as ‘the Great Dance’, Gule wamkulu is performed at the request of the village headman on the occasion of funerals of village members, puberty initiations, and the installation of chiefs and is part of the legacy of royal ritual inherited from the Chewa past.

Festival Mawazine Rythmes Du Monde. 30 May - 07 June 2014. Nine days of free music without borders. The 12th edition of a festival attracted 2.5 million viewers of all ages, who came to celebrate the world's best artists and Morocco.

30 May - 07 June Nine days of free music without borders. The edition of a festival attracted million viewers of all ages, who came to celebrate the world's best artists and Morocco.

Umojafest - 26 - 28 October “Umoja” is a Swahili word which means “unity”, is the main theme of the festival. An artistic and cultural extravaganza that uniquely touches the spirit of the community.

Umojafest - 26 - 28 October “Umoja” is a Swahili word which means “unity”, is the main theme of the festival. An artistic and cultural extravaganza that uniquely touches the spirit of the community.

Sakifo Music Festival - 23 - 25 May 2014. The 11th edition  of the Sakifo music festival takes place on the site of the White St Pierre Ravine in Reunion. Since 2004, SAKIFO has provided music fans with everything they want, hence the name Sakifo, which means “enough” in the Reunion Creole language.

Sakifo Music Festival - 23 - 25 May 2014. The 11th edition of the Sakifo music festival takes place on the site of the White St Pierre Ravine in Reunion. Since 2004, SAKIFO has provided music fans with everything they want, hence the name Sakifo, which means “enough” in the Reunion Creole language.

Carnaval International de Victoria. 25 - 27 April. The 5th edition of the Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria will once again become a focal point for representatives from the world’s most famous carnivals who will be invited to the islands to take part in this exciting international event.

Carnaval International de Victoria. 25 - 27 April. The 5th edition of the Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria will once again become a focal point for representatives from the world’s most famous carnivals who will be invited to the islands to take part in this exciting international event.

Oppikoppi Festival - Limpopo, South Africa. 07-09 August 2014. Founded in 1994, Oppikoppi (derived from the Afrikaans “op die koppie” or “on the hill”) is South Africa’s single largest music festival with attendance topping 20,000 revelers in 2012.

August Founded in Oppikoppi (derived from the Afrikaans “op die koppie” or “on the hill”) is South Africa’s single largest music festival with attendance topping revelers in


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