Music and Culture

Zambezia province is rich in culture and tradition. There many dance groups who perform at traditional ceremonies and other cultural events. And each year, the province hosts two big cultural events: the Zalala Festival and the Quelimane Carnival

Local dance groups

Local dance groups perform traditional dances on special occasions, such as parties, weddings, feast days and so on. Such performances can be arranged upon request.

Zalala Festival

This takes place around October/November each year, bringing together artists and performers from the surrounding region and attracting thousands of visitors to the beach.

Quelimane Carnival

This is the most famous carnival in Mozambique, featuring colourful and glamorous costumes. It is hosted in the historic town of Quelimane during the period of Lent (February/March).