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Rwanda
             EVENTS

     The gorilla naming ceremony

Held every June in Kinigi is an interesting cultural festival that
goes beyond the simple naming of the newest addition to the
various gorilla families in the region. Traditional music, dance,
and crafts are available in spades, and visitors have the oppor-
tunity to do their part for gorilla conservation by sponsoring
one of the newly named gorillas.

       Hillywood film festival

Held in Kigali each July, aims to be one of Africa’s premier
film festivals. Inviting the best and brightest film-makers from
across Africa, the festival features screenings, workshops, and
the opportunity to interact with the directors and actor

                  Kigali is up

An annual Rwandan musical festival held in Kigali each Sep-
tember. Rwandan folk music, R&B, and pop are represented
alongside international acts. It’s a great opportunity to experi-
ence Rwandan culture, and particularly youth culture.The Fes-
tival Arts Azimuts (FAAZ) is a celebration of Rwandan arts held
each October. Celebrating everything from sculpture to music,
from theatre to digital art – FAAZ features exhibitions, talks
from inspiring artists, and interactive workshops.

    Festival arts azimuts (FAAZ)

The Festival Arts Azimuts (FAAZ) is a celebration of Rwandan
arts held each October. Celebrating everything from
sculpture to music, from theatre to digital art – FAAZ features
exhibitions, talks from inspiring artists, and interactive
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