Festival of the Desert, Mali February 27th 2011 Festival in the Desert - 6th to 9th Januray 2011.
The first Festival in the Desert took place in January 2001 and was based on a traditional Tuareg gathering. The first of these festivals was a rambling open-air celebration of Tuareg culture, music and dance, as well as a stage for other Malian and international performances.
The Tuareg people are the largest ethic group in Mali and are m ... read more
Africa » Mali » North-West » Timbuktu The Sudanese Republic and Senegal became independent of France in 1960 as the Mali Federation. When Senegal withdrew after only a few months, what formerly made up the Sudanese Republic was renamed Mali. Rule by dictatorship was brought to a close in... ... read more