Africa is culturally rich and ethnically diverse. The cultural festivals of Africa are a gentle mix of class, culture, and tradition integrated to form ‘one unit’. Africans love their festivals. They are fond of going out in traditional style with all the drums, colors and food to exemplify the recreational mode. Let us have a look at some of the most anticipated festivals celebrated on the African continent.
The Lake of Stars is a Malawian tradition. The seashores are set up ablaze with all the lightening and canopies. The local musical brand then rocks and rolls the audience with local beats. The flare and glare of coastal settings are exemplified with the inclusion of native music.
Lake of stars
The festival is very much related to art and cinematography. People flock in from all the corners of the world for three days. Participants engage themselves in art, film, theatre, cultural dances and music. The energy drawn from the event goes to some charitable organization.
The theme of the festival is to create and develop art. This is where the festival looks appealing. The participants gather at a South African remote station at Tankwa town. The participants then use their talent to build architecture and an infrastructure. Nearly 10,000 people from all over the globe gather at Tankwa to develop and create art.
Arikaburn iin South Africa
The festival has a deep rooted history which dates back more than 1000 years. People gather to dance, sing and recreate in the indigenous African settings of Ethiopia.
feast of Epiphany
Some sort of mysticism is associated with the festival held at Fes, Morocco. Participants get a chance to lean and glean into the traditional infrastructure of Morocco.
Zanzibar is a film-fare festival. Music, art, literature, theatre are some of the highlights of this very premium east African festival held at Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Zanzibar in Tanzania
The visitor gets a chance to enjoy the very peculiar and natural Sahara desert. The oasis at the desert is taken by the storm when people gather in number to enjoy the camel-race, local food, and music.
Festival in Sahara desert
Musicians gather from all over the world to participate in a music festival held at Essaouira, Morocco. The festival marks the sensations associated with Gnawa music.
Damba is a religious festival celebrated by the people of Northern Ghana. Damba is an Islamic festival celebrated by Damba people of Ghana. People recreate, enjoy and greet one another in remembrance of the birth of the greatest human being and the prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUH).
The holy month of Islam, the Ramzan is celebrated with all religious fervor by Muslims of Africa. Muslims fast during the month and pray and re-affirm and strengthen their ties with God (Allah).
The holy month of Muslim calendar
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