Southern Mozambique


Cultural in Macaneta Beach

Gwaza Muthini

Each year Marracuene fills up with visitors commemorating those who died resisting colonial rule in the 1895 Battle of Marracuene. At the heart of the festivities is the killing of a hippo from the Nkomati River...

Cultural in Bilene

Feast of São Martinho

During colonial days, Bilene was known as São Martinho, and the saint's feast day is still celebrated, often with processions, singing and dancing in the upper part of town away from the beach.