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Lamu's annual Cultural Festival to begin on Thursday.

Lamu Island, in Lamu County, will host its 20th Annual Cultural Festival on Thursday, November 24, 2022.

According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, the festival is one of the world's most famous cultural festivals.

“I want to take this opportunity to invite Kenyans from all parts of the Republic and nationals from other countries for the 3-day cultural festival."

"This will be a festival of its kind and we have a number of activities that will be undertaken in the sea and other cultural activities that will be of interest to thousands of domestic and foreign tourists,” Lamu Governor Issa Timamy said.

Timamy, who also serves as the leader of the ANC, declared that his administration is committed to advancing Lamu's cultural industry in order to foster peace and coexistence.

He continued by saying that they are showcasing Lamu residents' rich cultural history to the rest of the country and the entire world.

"Celebrating our Diversities" is the theme of the cultural festival.

According to Timamy, this will help people realize that having a nation with numerous tribes is a strength rather than a problem.

“If people come and we showcase all these various cultures and talents of our various tribes that reside in Lamu peacefully then this will ultimately be an indication that coming together as a people is a sign of unity and strength in diversity,” he said.

“Lamu women are good cooks and we want our visitors to sample the delicious food prepared by the Lamu women during this cultural festival."

According to Timamy, Lamu is a World Heritage site, and the cultural festival provides insight into the architecture and way of life of the past.

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