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Kanilai International Cultural Festival

By the President
May/ June
Biennial (alternates with Roots)


Held in the village of Kanilai, the President’s birth place, performers are also invited from the neighboring countries of Sierra Leone, Mali and Guinea which are renowned for their prowess in mystic and occult practices. The festival programme features music, dance, masquerades, drama, wrestling and mystical displays in the form of competitions.

Cultural Significance

Showcase Africa’s rich and diverse mystical cultural heritage to the world as part of the President’s Pan-Africanist agenda.

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