Livingstone starts pre- UNWTO carnival

Livingstone starts  pre- UNWTO carnival

ZAM1a1HThe tourist Capital will be hosting the international cultural arts festival and street carnival from tomorrow 20th to 22 of June 2013.

The  international festival is pre- UNWTO General Assembly aimed at bringing  together an eclectic mix of different cultures , arts ,rhythm and music.

This is according to a press statement released by the Zambia Tourism Board in Livingstone on Wednesday.

The festival has attracted Artistists from Seychelles,Botswana, Kenya, UK and the from the co- hosts Zimbabwe and Zambia.

The event will start with a street carnival at around lunch time from falls park to Mukuni park and later at a festival gala night will be held at the Zambezi  Sun Hotel where a host of performers will be expected to perform.

More performances are expected on Saturday at the golf club with musicians such as Cactus, JK , Pompi, and slap D among others as well as Zambian dancers,  arts and crafts stalls will be available as well

Today (Thursday June 20)  Zambia Tourism board and its cooperating partners will host the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA).

According to the statement this  will  increase attendance to the festival as well as  provide an opportunity to market Zambia to potential delegates to the for coming general Assembly.

The statement  further says the Livingstone International Cultural Arts Festival (LICAF) also aimed to creating economic benefits to the Livingstone private sector ,local artists and the Livingstone community in general.

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