Lamu cultural festival 26th – 29th november 2015 another highlight in the cultural life of lamu is the cultural festival, usually held in the last week of november. Lamu island, located off the coast of northern kenya, is the oldest settlement on the east african coast. The lamu poetry residency a new one in the country featured as part of the lamu cultural festival 2016 it was sponsored by alliance francaise. It is a celebration of both the past and the future and the beliefs and traditions that are the heart and soul of the lamu community most visitors to the island fall in love with this relaxed and peaceful lifestyle, and visiting during the lamu cultural festival is a chance to experience lamu life at its most exuberant and joyous. Annual cultural festival as kwanzaa, which is derived from the swahili word kwanza or lamu is an ancient swahili city-state in the indian ocean off the north coast of.
Can anyone tell me the exact date in november of the cultural festival please need to book accommodation thank you. The swahili cultural festival kicked off in the island town of lamu amidst tight security, pomp and colour the three day festival which started thursday brings together peoples from within and without the country . The 16th edition of the lamu cultural festival that began on thursday ended on sunday, with businessmen, especially hoteliers, boat operators and small-scale traders and fishermen in the lamu archipelago ringing up huge profits.
Lamu cultural festival us embassy nairobi nairobi, kenya august 1, 2004 embassy nairobi was the principal supporter of the annual lamu cultural festival, held july 30- aug 1, 2004. I have so many photos to share so please pardon me if this post is all over the place i want to try cover a bit of everything in one post instead of resorting to publishing multiple posts about the lamu cultural festival. When we talk cultural festival you are probably thinking shirtless people running around and having fun well, that would be most visitors when they attend these festivals, and not the locals. An interview with the limericks band on what makes their sound so unique. 17th lamu cultural festival public hosted by lamu county government interested clock daily, nov 16, 2017 - nov 20, 2017 utc+02 event ended about 7 months .
The lamu cultural festival will celebrate its 17th anniversary since its inception in 2001 this will be a unique opportunity to reflect on the seventeen-year long journey, being the oldest festival in the region. Participants take part in the dhow race competition in lamu island as the 17th annual lamu cultural festival on november 16, 2017 photo | kevin odit | nation media group. Kenya's lamu festival focusses on swahili culture and makes a great cultural visit on your next holiday read our guide to the festival's history, culture and traditions. The lamu cultural festival will be taking place on 26th – 29th, november in lamu, kenya so head down to the coast and enjoy the best of both worlds.
This was originally meant to be a review of jambohouse, the guesthouse i stayed in while in lamu for the cultural festival but i felt like it would be incomplete if i didn’t write a bit about my journey to and from lamu. Lamu cultural festival written by paul mungai on march 11, 2016posted in island of festivals lamu is a small island off the coast of kenya steeped in history, it has been visited by people from all over the world. Five most celebrated cultural festivals in kenya by fred obera on april 26, read: rethinking the national arts festival lamu cultural festival. Kipungani explorer 5k likes lamu cultural festival the lamu cultural festival is a three-day event highlighting lamu’s heritage in a carnival atmosphere . Anchored within lamu’s ancient history is a rich and vibrant culture this year marked the 16th edition of the lamu cultural festival which ran .
Organisers of the just-ended 17th edition of the lamu cultural festival found. Lamu cultural festival is a celebration of both the past and the future, and the beliefs and traditions of the lamu community. The 16th edition of the on-going lamu cultural festival kicked off on thursday and wraps up today (saturday) i was.
Kenya’s festival year the turkana cultural festival held annually in it’s no wonder then that the century-old lamu cultural festival has an abundance . Hundreds of muslim pilgrims from around the world have started arriving for the annual week-long maulid cultural festival according to the festival coordinator sheikh mohamed khitamy of lamu's riadha mosque, pilgrims have started arriving in the island with some more expected from the indian ocean . Marsabit lake turkana cultural festival 2018 the three day celebration of multicultural kenya lamu cultural festival kenya, november 2018 (tba) beach season. Kenya airports authority is for the 11th year running sponsoring the annual lamu cultural festival.
Lamu cultural festival is a celebration of both the past and the future, and the beliefs and traditions that are the heart and soul of the lamu community most visitors to the island fall in love with this relaxed and peaceful lifestyle, and visiting during the lamu cultural festival is a chance to experience lamu .