Lamu Cultural Festival

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Country and Region KenyaCoast Province
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Lamu, Coast Province, Kenya
Festival Contact Information

Alliance française de Nairobi
P. O. Box 49475
Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 34 00 54
Fax: +254 31 52 07
Located at the corner of Monrovia Street and Loita Street 

Festival Description

Lamu Cultural Festival has been held annually since 2001 and is popular with the local population, who turn out in their thousands to enjoy traditional music and dance, dhow races, donkey races, and swimming competitions. East African Melody Modern Taarab and Sinachuki Kidumbak are expected to keep the crowds jumping and swaying.

Festival Dates November 25 - 28, 2010
Festival Links

Other Sources:

  • MASHADA Africa’s Online Community


Practical Info:

  • Diamond Beach Village


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