Festival of Masks (Fêtes des Masques)

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Country and Region Cote d'IvoireMan
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Numerous small villages, Man, Côte d'Ivoire
Festival Contact Information

Côte d’Ivoire Tourism
Place Republic
Building (ex)-EECI
01 LP 8538 Abidjan 01
Côte d’Ivoire
Phone: (225) 20-25-16-00
Fax: (225) 20-32-03-88
Email: oith@tourismeci.org

Festival Description

One of Côte d'Ivoire's most famous festivals is the Fêtes des Masques (Festival of Masks), which takes place in the region of Man occurs in November. Numerous small villages in the region hold contests to determine the best dancers and to pay homage to forest spirits who are embodied in the elaborate masks.

Festival Dates November
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