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Kenya: Marsabit holds annual culture festival

AFP

Published : Jul 3, 2018, 12:44 pm IST
Updated : Jul 19, 2018, 12:21 pm IST
The annual 3-day festival features the cultural traditions of 14 ethnic tribes in Marsabit county to promote tourism and build better relationship between tribes. (Photo: AFP)
The annual 3-day festival features the cultural traditions of 14 ethnic tribes in Marsabit county to promote tourism and build better relationship between tribes. (Photo: AFP)
Married women of the Rendile tribe pose in front of a traditional house installed during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. The event features many unique performances of ethnic communities which live in Marsabit County: El Molo, Rendille, Samburu, Turkana, Dassanatch, Gabra, Borana, Konso, Sakuye, Garee, Waata, Burji and Somali. (Photo: AFP)
Married women of the Rendile tribe pose in front of a traditional house installed during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. The event features many unique performances of  ethnic communities which live in Marsabit County: El Molo, Rendille, Samburu, Turkana, Dassanatch, Gabra, Borana, Konso, Sakuye, Garee, Waata, Burji and Somali. (Photo: AFP)
A woman of the Turkana tribe carries her child during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. They also showcase traditional costumes, arts and crafts, dances and music.(Photo: AFP)
A woman of the Turkana tribe carries her child during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. They also showcase traditional costumes, arts and crafts, dances and music.(Photo: AFP)
A group of Rendile tribals perform during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. The event gives communities in the region an opportunity for cross-cultural interaction.(Photo: AFP)
A group of Rendile tribals perform during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. The event gives communities in the region an opportunity for cross-cultural interaction.(Photo: AFP)
Women of the Rendile tribe wait for their dance performance during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. The event has attracted many tourists from around the world. (Photo: AFP)
Women of the Rendile tribe wait for their dance performance during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. The event has attracted many tourists from around the world. (Photo: AFP)
A woman of the Turkana tribe performs during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. The annual 3-day festival featurs the cultural traditions of 14 ethnic tribes in Marsabit county to promote tourism and build better relationship between tribes. (Photo: AFP)
A woman of the Turkana tribe performs during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. The annual 3-day festival featurs the cultural traditions of 14 ethnic tribes in Marsabit county to promote tourism and build better relationship between tribes. (Photo: AFP)
Dancers of Samburu tribe perform during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. (Photo: AFP)
 Dancers of Samburu tribe perform during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. (Photo: AFP)
Women of Turkana tribe walk during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. (Photo: AFP)
Women of Turkana tribe walk during the 11th Marsabit Lake Turkana Culture Festival in Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya, on June 28, 2018. (Photo: AFP)

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