Festival In The Desert – Burkina Faso

Festival In The Desert In Burkina Faso

The Festival In The Desert is a major annual event that is being held for the thirteenth time in Oursi, Burkina Faso. It provides rich entertainment in a stunning setting.

The unique Mali Music Festival will take place in February 2013. It promises to be 3 days of creative pleasure, offering great, authentic music in a land which has experienced difficult political times.

Burkina Faso makes the ideal setting for this wonderful event. Malian artists, musicians from other African countries and international artists all unite in the Sahara desert.

The Caravan Of Peace

Experience the Festival In The Desert by becoming part of the Caravan of Peace, the collective of artists which will travel from Mauritania through various territories to Burkina Faso.

The Caravan of Peace will join up with various festivals on the way to the main event. The festivals are defiantly celebratory in the face of oppression in the region.

Book your Festival In The Desert Now

Should you be interested in visiting Burkina Faso and experiencing the Mali Music Festival, please give us a ring on +44 (0)117 230 1909.

About Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso – also known by its short-form name Burkina – is a landlocked country in west Africa. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Côte d’Ivoire to the southwest. The country’s capital is Ouagadougou. Its size is 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) with an estimated population of more than 15,757,000.

About Festival In The Desert

Cited as one of the world’s top 25 festivals, Festival In The Desert was founded on a Tamashek (Tuareg) tradition of festivals celebrating the culture, music and stories of when the nomadic clans met in the cooler dry seasons. The festival has branched out over the years to represent all the communities and extraordinary rich musical traditions of Mali, the desert and the region as a whole. It is Mali’s number one attraction bringing people together from all corners of Africa and the world.

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