Namibia celebrates cultural diversity at the Regional Cultural Festival in Erongo

The Annual Erongo Regional Cultural Festival has official been declared a success, accomplishing its aim to contribute to the preservation of cultural diversity within Namibia. The festival, which was held on Tuesday October 9, 2012 under the theme of “One Namibia, One Nation”, was said to have drawn over 500 people participating in various performances.

The festival was hosted by the Ministry of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture who’s mission it is “to empower and develop the youth, promote sport, arts and culture through the efficient and effective provision of services.”

A participant of the festival performing a dance

 The performers were subdivided into four groups, with The Kufamosha Pioneers from Walvis Bay winning the lower primary category, the Festus Gonteb Primary School won the upper primary and the Dibasen Junior Secondary School at Okohombahe won the junior category.

The Kubasen Cultural group of Arandis Senior Secondary School won the senior category and The Kufamosha Cultural Group of Walvis Bay won the adult category.

Apart from winning N$ 1200 the winners will be performing at the National Cultural Festival.

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