Tanzania is a multinational country with more than 120 ethnic communities, excluding the Christians and the Islamic communities. The numerous cultures in the country make the land have massive cultural celebrations throughout the year. Christians, Islam and other traditional African cultures domination have their celebrations different from the others taking place differently from one another. These festivals tend to be dedicated to music, craft, food, art, music and dance. Their numerous festivals are celebrated in the country, which includes the Mwaka Kogwa Festival, and Kilimanjaro Marathon, among many other festivals celebrated widely in the country that tourists can take part in, watch and enjoy experiencing the rich Tanzanian cultures.
Kiliman Adventure Challenge arranges a triathlon in the prominence foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro (Batinoluho & Basera, 2022). The undertakings in the challenge in a trek to Mount Kilimanjaro, a cycling race around the mountain’s circumference, and a proper final marathon.
The Marathon occurs every February annually; the temperature in the regions are the coolest.
The Mwaka Kogwa Festival
The festival is a unique old traditional festival in Zanzibar that lasts for four days in July and August. Men beat each other with banana stalks to revolve the previous year’s conflict they had.
Women get well dressed, sing and dance culminating when a straw cabin is set alight (Batinoluho & Basera, 2022). The festival then begins after the cabin is set alight.
The Mzalendo Halisi Music Festival
The festival is celebrated in the north of Dar-es-Salaam city, and it takes place in May at Kigitonyama (Batinoluho & Basera, 2022). It lasts for a duration of two days, offering acts by local artists who interpret Tanzania’s traditional music. In addition, the festival is associated with fascinating cultural exhibitions.
The Wanyambo Festival
The festival is celebrated at the beginning of the year every January in Makumbusho. Makumbusho is in the northern part of Dar-es-Salaam, and one will experience the rich traditional culture of Tanzania (Batinoluho & Basera, 2022). The festivals are entailed by traditional music and dances, traditional costumes and foods of the Tanzania people.