Zanzibar Cultural Festival

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Country and Region TanzaniaZanzibar West
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Zanzibar, Zanzibar West, Tanzania
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Zanzibar Cultural Festival

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Zanzibar Cultural Festival takes place towards the end of July each year, shortly after the international ZIFF Festival of the Dhow Countries. Drawing cultural troupes from different countries and many from Zanzibar, the festival is marked with strong traditional customs and a rich heritage of culture. It is decorated with "taarab" music, traditional dances, arts and crafts. It is held in various venues around Zanzibar Town, as well as incorporating street carnivals, fairs, canoe races and the bull fight from Pemba.

Festival Dates July 2008
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