Africa & Middle East Festivals

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African & Middle Eastern Festivals

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

Dubai | United Arab Emirates | Literature | March

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is a celebration of literature in all its forms. As the Middle East's largest annual literary festival, it offers...

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Zot Movie Festival

Zot Movie Festival

  15 October 2016
Cap Homard | Reunion | Film | October

The small Indian Ocean nugget of paradise that is Reunion, takes extreme sports to the big screen for one Saturday night each October, during the...

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Storymoja Festival

Storymoja Festival

Nairobi | Kenya | Literature | September

Each September, Nairobi's Storymoja Festival attracts a diverse range of talented local and international writers to the Kenyan capital for a celebration of writing and...

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Abu Simbel Festival of the Sun

Abu Simbel Festival of the Sun

  22 February 2016
Abu Simbel | Egypt | Solstice | February

Ramesses the Great, the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt constructed his temple at Abu Simbel so that the internal chamber would be...

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Maitisong Festival

Maitisong Festival

Gaborone | Botswana | Music - Traditional | April

The annual Maitisong Festival is the largest performing arts festival in Botswana, a great showcase for both established and up and coming local talent and...

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AfrikaBurn

AfrikaBurn

  25 April 2016 - 1 May 2016
Tankwa | South Africa | Art | April

Younger in years and more intimate in size than its acclaimed cousin, AfrikaBurn shares many similarities with Burning Man and inevitably draws comparison. For a...

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Taste of Abu Dhabi

Taste of Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates | Food | November

Taste of Abu Dhabi serves up exceptional cuisine prepared by a selection of the city's finest restaurants and outstanding entertainment in a stunning outdoor setting....

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Dubai World Cup

Dubai World Cup

  26 March 2016
Dubai | United Arab Emirates | Sport - Equestrian | March

Race fans, make a date in Dubai for the last Saturday of March for the Dubai World Cup of Racing — the world's richest horse...

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