Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)

Lumumba National Folklore Ensemble - Dar es Salaam

Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa. Its geological upheavals have given rise to exceptional geography, particularly spectacular in the Great Rift Valley where the continent seems to split in two.

Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)

Lumumba National Folklore Ensemble - Dar es Salaam

Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa. Its geological upheavals have given rise to exceptional geography, particularly spectacular in the Great Rift Valley where the continent seems to split in two.

From the Serengeti, the great endless plain, to Lake Victoria whose steel gray waters are haloed of almost perpetual mists, this country exudes an aura of mystery.

From the majestic Kilimanjaro which stands like a gigantic cake whose icy summit peeks above the clouds, to the proud Masai people where shepherds lead their flocks to the watering hole, via Zanzibar and Pemba, the spice islands. An aura of legend emanates from this fascinating land.

The highest mountains on the continent, sublime white sand beaches, some of the most beautiful animal reserves on the planet and a wonderfully welcoming population. You can also fly to Zanzibar, its coral reefs, its spices, its dream beaches bordering a turquoise sea, its clove forests, its ancient towns and its “fishermen’s dhows with sails swollen by the evening breeze. Tanzania offers it all and is a source of inspiration everywhere.

The Arab merchants who crisscrossed these East African coasts inspired the fabulous tales of Sinbad the Sailor and the greatest explorers of the Victorian era ventured into the interior of the country. Created in 1964 by the merger of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, Tanzania is a relatively young state. No ethnic group is powerful enough to dominate the others.

Artistic expression in all its forms is imbued with a joyful and exuberant naivety. The National Folklore Ensemble “Lumumba” is its most beautiful symbol. Thanks to the work of this company, created in 1997 and directed by Mr. Dyuto KOMBA, music and dance have evolved towards more creativity and authenticity. The “ngoma” refers to both dance and the drum, the true king of traditional Tanzanian instruments. It punctuates arrivals and departures and is used in a dance called “Gobogobo”. It serves to give courage. Among the instruments we can also mention the “marimba”, a kind of piano played with the thumb, the “kayamba”, similar to maracas, the bells, the bells and the “silva” or horns.

Entertainment, a way of expressing emotions, dance is also used to communicate with ancestors. The “taarab”, a nighttime show given by a singer accompanied by an orchestra of forty instruments, drums, horns and strings, is very popular in Zanzibar. Women in sparkling evening wear slowly approach the artist while dancing, offering him money to sing verses about their own lives. So, the music mixes Indian, Arab and African influences. This is all that the National Folklore Ensemble “Lumumba” will offer you.

The presence of this ensemble was made possible thanks to the assistance of Festivals du Sud.

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  • 18h15 Animations

    Place Centrale, Pl. Centrale, 1920 Martigny, Suisse   Afficher sur la carte

    Ça commence!! Tous les ensembles du festival vous accueillent au Centre de Martigny. 

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    Tanzanie - Nouvelle-Calédonie - Portugal - Colombie - France - Bulgarie - USA

  • 18h45 Cérémonie d'ouverture

    Place Centrale, Pl. Centrale, 1920 Martigny, Suisse   Afficher sur la carte

    Le Président du FIFO donne les drapeaux , signe de paix, aux ensembles. 

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    Tanzanie - Nouvelle-Calédonie - Portugal - Colombie - France - Bulgarie - USA

  • 19h15 Parade des nations

    Place Centrale, Pl. Centrale, 1920 Martigny, Suisse   Afficher sur la carte

    Défilé entre la Place centrale et l'Amphithéâtre.

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    Tanzanie - Nouvelle-Calédonie - Portugal - Colombie - France - Bulgarie - USA

  • 20h30 Spectacle d'Ouverture - Tous à l'Amphi!

    Amphithéâtre romain de Martigny, Rue du Levant 28, 1920 Martigny, Suisse   Afficher sur la carte

    Le Spectacle d'Ouverture réunit tous les ensembles invités au festival.

    Durant près de deux heures et demi les cultures du monde dansent, chantent et jouent. 💃🏻🎤🎺

    Dans un décor créé par le FIFO à l'Amphithéâtre Romain de Martigny, ce spectacle s'adresse à tous les amateurs de la découverte du globe à domicile et dans une ambiance chaleureuse et festive.🎊

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    Tanzanie - Nouvelle-Calédonie - Portugal - Colombie - France - Bulgarie - USA

    🎟 Billetterie
    Ouverture des portes 19h00 - Bar et Restauration

2 August 2024
  • 20h00 Spectacle de Gala - Tous à l'Amphi!

    Amphithéâtre romain de Martigny, Rue du Levant 28, 1920 Martigny, Suisse   Afficher sur la carte

    Les ensembles présentés lors du spectacle d'ouverture t'ont permis de faire le choix qui répondra à ta curiosité et tes goûts. Le FIFO te comblera en te proposant deux spectacles de gala. 
    Découvres, en détail, ton groupe préféré dans son tableau de 30 minutes. 

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    Tanzanie - Colombie - Bulgarie - Suisse Les Bandits Folkloriques

    🎟 Billetterie
    Ouverture des portes 18h30 - Bar et Restauration

3 August 2024
  • 13h00 Animation avant Cortège GRATUIT

    Martigny, Suisse   Afficher sur la carte

    Journée CIOFF Switzerland 🆓
    Plus de 600 artistes dérouleront leurs cultures traditionnelles dans un Grand Cortège Folklorique Gratuit. La vingtaine de groupes se nourrira de vos applaudissements, venez en nombre pour cette grande communion de Paix. 🕊️

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    Tanzanie - Nouvelle-Calédonie - Portugal - Colombie - France - Bulgarie - USA
    Tambours d'Octodure - Zachéos - La Comberintze - La Chanson de la Montagne de Nendaz - Mokshu Lions - Li Rondenia - Harmonie municipale de Martigny - Lè Réchètte - L'Arbarintze - Les Tri'Vzin - Le Vieux-Salvan - Swiss-Folk-Arts "Röschtigrabe" - Fifres et Tambours de St-Luc - Lè Mayintson - Ej'Ecochyoeü de Ninda - Trachtengruppe Düdingen - L'Arc-en-Ciel d'Evolène

  • 14h15 Grand Cortège Folklorique GRATUIT

    Martigny, Suisse   Afficher sur la carte

    Journée CIOFF Switzerland 🆓
    Plus de 600 artistes dérouleront leurs cultures traditionnelles dans un Grand Cortège Folklorique Gratuit. La vingtaine de groupes se nourrira de vos applaudissements, venez en nombre pour cette grande communion de Paix. 🕊️

    Parcours du défilé: avenue de la Gare, Place Centrale, Hôtel de Ville, Amphithéâtre

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    Tanzanie - Nouvelle-Calédonie - Portugal - Colombie - France - Bulgarie - USA
    Tambours d'Octodure - Zachéos - La Comberintze - La Chanson de la Montagne de Nendaz - Mokshu Lions - Li Rondenia - Harmonie municipale de Martigny - Lè Réchètte - L'Arbarintze - Les Tri'Vzin - Le Vieux-Salvan - Swiss-Folk-Arts "Röschtigrabe" - Fifres et Tambours de St-Luc - Lè Mayintson - Ej'Ecochyoeü de Ninda - Trachtengruppe Düdingen - L'Arc-en-Ciel d'Evolène

  • 16h30 Spectacle de Clôture - Tous à l'Amphi!

    Amphithéâtre romain de Martigny, Rue du Levant 28, 1920 Martigny, Suisse   Afficher sur la carte

    Les Cultures Traditionnelles se sont propagées dans tout le Valais et plus particulièrement à Martigny durant ces 6 derniers jours. 
    Venez aider nos artistes à propager encore plus loin ces couleurs de culture de paix et de non-violence. ☮️

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    Suisse - Tanzanie - Nouvelle-Calédonie - Portugal - Colombie - France - Bulgarie - USA

    🎟 Billetterie
    Ouverture des portes 15h00 - Bar et Restauration