Lonely Planet Writer

Curfew confusion for Lamu Cultural Festival

Lamu town, Kenya.
Lamu town, Kenya. Image by Mark Jordahl / CC BY 2.0

The annual Lamu Cultural Festival will kick off on Friday evening and run throughout the weekend, but there is confusion over whether the restrictive night curfew has been lifted for the event. Several news outlets have said news is emerging of the curfew being suspended for the festival, but there has been no official statement yet. Locals have taken to social media to try and stir up interest in Lamu’s biggest annual celebration. Read more: eturbonews.com