30 AUGUST -1 SEPTEMBER TAKULANDIRANI MALAWI INTERNATIONAL TOURISM EXPO, LILONGWE, MALAWI
Buyers, exhibitors and academics will get a chance to mingle at this expo which will provide attendees with a platform to get in-depth knowledge of tourism products in this country known as “the warmest heart of Africa”. There will be 100 stands for local and international exhibitors and seminars, presentations, training sessions and live performances.
14-20 AUGUST Chale Wote Street Art Festival, ACCRA, GHANA
Now in its seventh year, the Chale Wote Street Art Festival is an alternative platform that brings art, music, dance and performance out into the streets. The festival targets exchanges between scores of local and international artists and patrons by creating and appreciating art together. More than 200 Ghana-based and international artists take part in the event every year.
The festival includes street painting, graffiti murals, photo exhibitions, interactive installations, a food and fashion marketplace, live street performances, extreme sports, African film shows, street boxing, a fashion parade, a music block party, recyclable design workshops and much more.
24-27 AUGUST AFRISKI WINTERFEST, LESOTHO
This annual music extravanganza, held on the Maluti mountains in the Kingdom of Lesotho, is an all-out après-ski adventure for music, festival and snow junkies at Afriski Mountain Resort. From rock and indie to electro, house and R&B – top Lesotho and Sokuth African acts will played on four stages. The vibe is intimate so you’ll rub shoulders, make snow angels and memories with Gangs of Ballet, MoCheques, Desmond & the Tutus, Rubber Duc and many more artists.
To add to the mountain adventure, Afriski also offers activities such as trail running, monster rollers, enduro trails and much more. It’s also a perfect time to learn to snowboard and ski.