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Lamu Cultural Festival 2015

0 By Localbuzz 18 Nov 2015 under Events

The Lamu Cultural Festival is the biggest event in Lamu and has previously attracted over 30,000 visitors. The Festival has served to instill pride in the youth of Lamu to value their living culture and encourage the people of Lamu to realize the intrinsic value of their heritage and safeguard it for future generations.

The Festival activities take place over 4 days to showcase shared heritage and musical traditions from civilizations that have influenced the Swahili culture over the centuries. The Festival highlights Lamu’s heritage in a carnival atmosphere featuring traditional dances, dhow races, swimming races, donkey race, poetry competition, football tournaments, traditional displays, exhibitions, and live musical performances.On 25-26 November