Here is a list of festivals that will take place in Mali. For information about festivals
and their exact dates or questions please contact us.
FESTIVAL TAMADACHT: In Anderamboucane, where people from Mali, Niger and Algeria meet.|
PLACE: ANDERAMBOUCANE (MALI)
FESTIVAL OF THE DESERT: Essakane ( in the region of Timbuktu )
The desert festival is an international music and art exhibition festival which take place in the desert.
PLACE: ESSAKANE (MALI)
FESTIVAL ON THE RIVER NIGER: dance and songs of the Bambara tribe.
PLACE: SEGOU (MALI)
FESTIVAL OF KAYES-MEDINE: Songs and dances of the region of KAYES, important region because of : TATA (WALL edited in 1855 by EL HADJ OUMAR TALL ) and the FORT OF MEDINE built by the FRENCH COLONS.
PLACE: KAYES- MEDINE-KONIAKARI (MALI)
INTERNATINAL FESTIVAL OF THE SONGHOY ARTS AND CULTURE: For the conservation and the promotion of the Songhoy culture in GAO.
PLACE: GAO (MALI)
MASKS AND PUPPETS FESTIVAL OF MARKALA: Through which manifestations and rituals the Bambara tribe proves its attachment to its culture.
PLACE: MARKALA (MALI)
THE WORLD DAY OF TOURISME: (In Tamesna and the Adrar: October 2007), Kidal and the city of Essouk welcome the festivities of that day.
PERIOD: OCTOBER 2007
FESTIVAL OF GOUINA: Gouina with it beautiful waterfall, traditional dances of the "Mandingo
"Soninke" and "Peuhl"
PLACE: GUINA (MALI)
THE ANNUAL STUCCOING OF THE DJENNE MOSQUE: Annual Rendez-vous for religious cultural, tourist or architectural reasons of people from around the world to stucco the world largest mud brick building (DJENNE MOSQUE)
PLACE: DJENNE (MALI)
FESTIVAL BALAFON TRIANGLE: a show of different Balafon rhythm from Mali, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Senegal
PLACE: SIKASSO (MALI)
DEGAL OR LOUMBAL: The crossing of beefs. An impressing crossing of the river by the shepherds Peul back from the pasture lands.
PLACE: DIAFARABE (MALI)
PERIOD: NOVEMBER - MARCH
FESTIVAL OF OUAGADOU: Ouagadou is the cradle of the Manding or (Mandingo or Mande or Mali) empire, with a mosaic cultures and civilizations Soninke, Peuhl, Maure, Bambara
PLACE: NARA (MALI)
PERIOD: END OF MARCH
FESTIVAL MALIKAAMA MUSUNDO: Traditional dances of Soninke
PLACE: KAYES (MALI)
PERIOD: MAY 2007