Swakopmund Music Week (Swakopmunder Musikwoche)

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Country and Region NamibiaErongo
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Swakopmund, Erongo, Namibia
Festival Contact Information

Fax: +264 08861 8609
Email: info@musikwoche.com

Festival Description

The name of the town where the festival takes place — Swakopmund was bestowed by the Germans. In addition to the name they also brought their culture and love of classical music. The Swakopmunder Musikwoche is organized by Christiane Berker who brings together 250 participants that include instructors, musicians, and lecturers. The educational portion of the festival is topped off with performances by the orchestra, choir, and big band. Participants include locals from Swakopmund, and internationals from South Africa, Germany, and the United States of all ages and ethnicities.

Festival Dates December 7 - 15, 2012
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  • Music Festival Taking Root in the Desert, by Rosemarie Frühauf (The Epoch Times, January 26, 2012)


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