(Xinhua) -- Mozambique’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism
announced on Wednesday that the 10th cultural festival to
be held in the northern Mozambican province of Niassa will be
dedicated to hail social values and reflect on peace and national
“The national cultural festivals are
organized to sensitize Mozambicans on how diversified this country
is and that diversification should be the element to unify the
country,” said the national director of the cultural and creative
industry, Roberto Dove.
The festival theme also celebrates and
promotes women empowerment and sustainable development, which is an
indicator of the government’s commitment to empower women, according
to the ministry authorities.
The national cultural festivals are
extended to representatives from southern African region that will
also exhibit their most traditional expressions through dance and
The festival takes place between July
26-30 and expects around 3,000 participants from the country’s 11
provinces and representatives from regional countries.