COEXISTENCE

[PHOTOS] Sights of Turkana Tourism and Cultural Festival

Turkana county government is hosting neighbouring counties and countries.

In Summary
  • Turkana county government is hosting neighbouring counties and countries for the sixth edition of the Turkana Cultural Festival known as Tobong’ulore
Lucy Asibatar with beaded ring on her neck and a beaded cross on her head, to showcase the the beauty of the culture.
Lucy Asibatar with beaded ring on her neck and a beaded cross on her head, to showcase the the beauty of the culture.
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The Turkana county government is hosting neighbouring counties and countries for the sixth edition of the Turkana Cultural Festival known as Tobong’ulore (Welcome Back Home) from December 9 to 11.

Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok chats with CS Eugene Wamalwa for defence dressed in traditional regalia
Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok chats with CS Eugene Wamalwa for defence dressed in traditional regalia
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The event was graced by CS Wamalwa on Wednesday at Ekalees centre Lodwar and Deputy President William Ruto is expected today to join the celebration of rich culture.

CS Defence Eugene Wamalwa, Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok with other leaders dancing
CS Defence Eugene Wamalwa, Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok with other leaders dancing
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Burundi dancers showcase their dancing skills during the Tobongulore cultural event
Burundi dancers showcase their dancing skills during the Tobongulore cultural event
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The Turkana Tourism and Cultural festival is meant to foster peaceful coexistence among the communities within the counties and across neighbouring countries including Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and South Sudan.

Burundi dancers showcase their skills of beating drums during the Tobongulore cultural event
Burundi dancers showcase their skills of beating drums during the Tobongulore cultural event
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The Ateker communities include Turkana, Iteso of Kenya, Karamoja, Jie of Uganda and Topsa of South Sudan and Nyangatom, Merile from Ethiopia.

The third edition of Tobungulore half marathon, compromising of 21km for women.
The third edition of Tobungulore half marathon, compromising of 21km for women.
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The third edition of Tobungulore half marathon, compromising of 21km for men
The third edition of Tobungulore half marathon, compromising of 21km for men
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The third edition of Tobungulore half marathon, comprimising of 21km for wome.
The third edition of Tobungulore half marathon, comprimising of 21km for wome.
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