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Festivals in Zanzibar

Image - Zanzibar's Mwaka Kongwa Festival Mwaka Kongwa Festival The last week of July sees the village of Makunduchi celebrate Mwaka Kogwa, the Persian New Year. The festival is a riot of colour, filled with rituals and fun. Men are given the chance to mock fight each other with banana stems, to clear any past disputes for the new year, women dress in their best clothes and sing songs...