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Rwanda gears up for new festival with songs, poetry and food

The Rwandan flag.
The Rwandan flag. Image by Hjalmar Gislason / CC BY 2.0

Traditional songs, poetry, arts and food will form the core of a new cultural festival that is to take place in Rwanda on December 26th. The various activities of Nyanza Twataramye are aiming to bring the nation’s rich history to the present day generation. As much a festival for Rwandans as it is for tourists to the region, the festival will have its inaugural celebration at the Rwesero Art Museum in Nyanza. Read more: eturbonews.com