Africa

The international Jazz festival, Cape Town, South Africa

  The international Jazz festival, Cape Town, South Africa  An annual music event takes place in Cape Town, South Africa, called the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. The first one, which took place from 2000 to 2005, has seen attendance increase from 14,000 to well over 30,000, making it the fourth-largest jazz festival in the […]

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See a tribe that is so bothered about beauty that the ugly guys can allow their women mate with more handsome men in other to produce beautiful children

The Cure Salee festival, an annual gathering of the nomadic Wodaabe tribe, marks the end of the rainy season close to the town of Ingall. The Gerewol, a male beauty pageant where young men from the tribe don elaborate costumes and makeup and perform traditional dances, is the festival’s most well-known feature. During this traditional […]

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The mysterious Ngondo Festival and what goes on in Douala

The Sawa (coastal peoples) of Douala, Cameroon, celebrate the Ngondo, a celebration centered on water, every year. The jengu ceremony is the festival’s centerpiece. At the ceremony, which takes place on a beach in Wouri Bay, a devotee swims out to the miengu’s underwater kingdom (plural for jengu). The miengu, who are said to resemble […]

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Ever wondered what happens in the third largest lake in Africa?

Malawi, a little nation in Southeast Africa, has a thriving populace and a rising interest in music and the arts. An annual three-day international festival called Lake of Stars is held on the banks of Lake Malawi, the third-largest lake in Africa. Over 4,000 people attended the inaugural event in 2004, which featured musical performances […]

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What do you know about the Fest’horn?

Fest’Horn is a regional music festival from the horn of Africa that was established with the goal of drawing attention to this area of Africa, which is frequently marred by war, starvation, and other natural disasters. This yearly gathering of artists from throughout Africa and the rest of the world takes place in Djibouti’s capital […]

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