The Lamu Cultural Festival marks a milestone in its history. 10 years of celebrating and promoting the Swahili culture and traditions of Lamu, a World Heritage Site. Activities will showcase time honored competitions on water and on land: dhow races, donkey races, traditional dances and displays, Swahili bridal ceremony and Swahili poetry in addition to swimming, canoe races and a football tournament.
Musical highlights will feature performances by the 'Ensemble Andalusi de Tetuan' from Spain with Sufi music and mystic singing from the Andalusi traditions, as well as the popular Praful Kumar and party with Bollywood specials. Please find attached information on special packages offered by the Festival's travel partner, Phoenix Safaris (K) Ltd. Karibuni Lamu.