African Festivals

  • Kadealo, African Events

Ultimate guide for African events

By |2020-06-22T20:42:43+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

Courtesy of Christoph Lenz/Flickr African Events in January January events in Africa are quite lengthy in duration and also quite fun. Two that are worth mentioning are the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert, which occurs each year from the 3rd to 31st of January at the Botanical Gardens in Cape Town, South Africa where many people pack a picnic lunch and head down to enjoy some really good music from home grown bands such as The Soil, Prime Circle and Parlotones. From the 9th of January to the 12th of February you can catch a great art festival known in the [...]

  • Kadealo, African Music

African Music: A musical journey through the African continent

By |2020-06-05T09:09:54+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Africa is abundant in music festivals offering great experiences in both cultural tones unique to the magnificent continent and its countries, as well as gatherings of people enjoying worldwide music and its rhythms. Planning a trip to the continent around these African music festivals is sure to be an unforgettable journey, and we have the top 10 music festivals to experience. Courtesy of busaramusic.org African Music: SAUTI ZA BURSARA Set in the lovely historic Stone Town in Zanzibar, this festival sets to bring together around 400 artists and musicians. An array of live original Tanzanian musical styles and Swahili [...]

  • Kadealo, African Film Festivals

African Film Festivals From Around the World

By |2020-05-27T15:59:59+00:00May 18th, 2020|

Few people seem to realise that the African film industry is entering a massive boom period, and this is especially true in Nigeria, where the film industry has come to be known as “Nollywood”: Films in Nigeria, and the actors, actresses and producers are bringing in huge sums of money, and “Nollywood” is now claimed to be the third largest grossing film industry in the world, only just behind India's “Bollywood” and  America's “Hollywood.” But this boom isn't just isolated to Nigeria, as more and more African nations' film industries are expanding every year. This is no doubt reflected in the number of African [...]

  • Kadealo, Music Festivals in Africa

Top 10 Music Festivals in Africa You Need to See

By |2020-05-27T16:01:13+00:00May 7th, 2020|

Africa is home to hundreds, possibly thousands of annual music festivals, and virtually every style of music is covered from contemporary African beats to traditional and tribal Africa rhythms and even festivals that have musicians, DJs, and bands from all over the world playing. And more and more keep popping up each year. Whatever your taste in music, there is bound to be at least one music festival in Africa to appeal to you. Here this article will select a 'Top 10'; not necessarily the top 10 best music festivals, as everyone's tastes are obviously different from person to person, but a top 10 [...]

  • Kadealo, African cultural festivals

Best African Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

By |2020-05-15T08:46:24+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

It comes as no surprise to anyone thinking of Africa that it's a continent full of music, dance, art, and other celebrations. In fact, celebrations of various kinds seem to be at the core of African culture, and it’s a place with a variety of rich musical styles, talents, and artistic flair that cannot be beat. Some of the best festivals can be found throughout the continent of Africa, and here we break it down so you can be sure to see the best ones and get the most out of your time on the continent. Courtesy of mosaicnorthafrica.com International Festival [...]

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