Top Five Festivals of Africa

Five Festivals of AfricaThere isn’t anybody who does not like to spend good quality time. A vibrant atmosphere, good food and drinks are what make people enjoy themselves. If you are looking for an atmosphere of fun and frolic, try the top festivals of Africa.

Wacky wine weekend: It is a festival that takes place during June in Robertson. If you are a win like to know about the drink, or buy it, or keep it, this is the festival for you. It is held every year. There are a number of wine farms in the area and the whole place is packed in the weekends. All the different wine farms host different fun activities. There is also great and delicious food along with amazing wine. Be ready to indulge yourself in the frenzy of hopping from one farm to the other to have a taste all kinds of food. Being happy and drink till you can, is what you need to do. So, the festival gives you an to be lost while drinking more and more. And at the same time enjoy the feeling of being at the vineyard and being the maker.

The lake of Stars: Africa is a host to some of the biggest festivals of music and hosts a number of them. The lake of stars is a music festival that takes place on the beach powered by volunteers and is one of a kind. A bunch of guitarists and artists from Africa gather to showcase best gigs. They showcase the area’s culture and the talent of these amazing artists. It also brings forth the place as a tourist destination. The whole setting, vibe and passionate music in the festival leaves everyone who has ever attended it with awe and a similar feeling. It envisages the music, art and community universally. It is one of the finest music festivals of the world.

Sun Festival of King Ramses: Back in the 13th century BC, almost a gazillion year ago, King Ramses the second had built temples of Abu Simbel. Following the instruction of the king the artisans had build the structure in such a way that the light could enter bi-annually into the temple. This light was believed to highlight the statues of all the gods and goddesses inside the innermost secret chamber. This unique feature makes for the biggest attraction of the festival. However, the local people of Africa have taken this festival and have made it a huge entertainment of music, dance, eatery, drinks, and markets. This festival happens in the month of February and October.

Festival of the Desert: It showcases the Tuareg culture. The festival goes on for three days. People are seen merry making, singing and also the festival hosts artisans’ exhibits. Traditional music is also played. A proper stage is made with sound and light systems. Different cultures and genres share their music and a bit of themselves with all the people under the ecstatic canopy. The festival takes place in Mali in the month of January.

Up the Creek:
This is a festival that takes place in Swellendam in the month of February. All year round along the banks of the river Breede, the winds can be heard making sweet notes through the trees. You can also hear the insects making noticeable sounds in the grass. However, four days everyone is plugged in along with the amplifiers and stages are set. Music played for a crowd of 2000 festival goers. Africa has the vibe and setting and the best festivals to offer you and you need to only buy yourself an entry to the festival and be all smiles. So, be ready to pair you trip to Africa. You shall have a trip with the most amount of fun and exploration.