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FESTAC Africa also known as the World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture, is an Arts and cultural festival designed to highlight & elevate thrilling and thriving talent from and within Africa. The festival features a festive celebration of culture in the form of Art & Fashion Installations, Live painting, The Best of African Cuisine and Live performances by African artists.

FESTAC Africa 2022 is designed as the Inaugural event created to continue to make this an annual event started by our African Leaders and will be taking place from 23rd - 29th May 2022 on the beautiful island of Zanzibar. The Festival consists of Africans & other Nationalities which makes it a perfect opportunity for networking, collaborations, and draws a Multi-generational global community to the scenic Island of Zanzibar to experience an eclectic Pan-African and International line-up of music, theatre, poetry, film, dance and visual arts a vibrant handcraft market, family-friendly performances & Kid Zone as well as an interactive art and dialogue space, create a truly diverse & magical 7-day entertainment experience.

Come TRADE and NETWORK in Zanzibar while doing business as we continue to amplify Intra African Trade

  • 300 - 400 Proudly Made in Africa Exhibitors
  • International Buyers creating market Access
  • Showcase Africa's Culture in Fashion, Art, Poetry, Literature, Story Telling
  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • 7 Nights of Top African Acts, Music, Dancing, Fire Fighters, Comedy, Drummers, Fun, Ubuntu, Umoja and Unity
  • Africans only Festival in Arts and Culture in Africa
  • 1 day Inspire Africa Connect - Africa Day 2022 Golf Experience at the Sea Cliff Resort & Spa
  • A Full Day Food Festival in Zanzibar
  • 8 Africa Jungle Themed Dinners livestreamed across Zanzibar under the Stars
  • An African Opening and Closing Ceremony like no other
  • And a FESTAC Africa 2022 Full Moon Party never to forget

A true African tropical paradise awaits you, meet the best of Zanzibar on this adventure filled, culturally immersive experience. Explore the charm of Stone Town and the miles of white sandy beaches of Zanzibar and Pemba.

  • Go Island hopping
  • Learn about East African slave trade
  • Enjoy Swahili style dining
  • Sky dive
  • Dhow boat cruise for snorkeling (safari blue)
  • Sunset Cruise
  • Visit the Aldabra Tortoise
  • Fruit & Spice tour
  • Visit Stone Town
  • Dolphin Tour
  • Swim with Turtles

Plus, so much more!! Get the information app on your PC or mobile device


Verde Hotel, Zanzibar
Verde Hotel, Zanzibar

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Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please email info@inspireafricaconnect.comYou can also reach us at +27 826275466

Sponsors and Partners



  • Business

    Verde Hotels Zanzibar

  • Zanzibar Commission for Tourism

  • Inspire Xclusives Virtual Mall

  • Luxury Xclusives

  • ZATO

  • ZNCC

  • ZATI

  • CPS-Tanzania

    CPS Tanzani

  • Hotels Association of Zanzibar - HAZ

  • African Union ECOSOCC NIGERIA

  • Inspire Marketing and Branding

  • TLN

  • Tourism for All

  • Inclusive Solutions

  • Tanzania Conference Services

  • International Peace & Governance Council (IPGC)

  • African Tourism Board

  • World Economic Congress


  • Art

    Art Curator

  • Inspire Art Gallary

  • Robin Batista

Spas, Health & Wellness

  • Spas, Health & Wellness

    Life Retreat

  • Sea Cliff Resort & Spa

  • Neptune Beach Resort & Spa Zanzibar

  • Madinat Al Bahr

  • Verde Hotels Zanzibar Spa


Travel Partners

  • Travel Partners

    Africa Stay

  • Kenya Airways

  • Air Tanzania

  • Auric Air

  • Ethiopian Airlines

  • Zanzibar Airport Authority

Partner Hotels

  • Partner Hotels

    Verde Hotels Zanzibar

  • Madinat Al Bahr

  • Kilindi Zanzibar

  • Maru Maru

  • Melia Zanzibar

  • Neptune Beach Resort & Spa Zanzibar

  • Sea Cliff Resort & Spa

  • Zuri Zanzibar

  • Serena Zanzibar

  • Marijani Zanzibar

  • Ngalawa Hotel and Resort

Edutech Partner

  • Edutech Partner

    Destination Imagination in Africa

  • BizC Book

Media & Broadcasting Partners

  • Media & Broadcasting Partners

    Plus Network Zanzibar

  • Travel Essence Magazine

  • SouthGerican

  • Mmadipotwana Media

  • Entertainment Sponsor and Beverage

    African Tourism Board

  • World Economic Congress (WEC)

  • African Children Talent Discovery Foundation (ACTDF)

  • ZATO

  • Luxury Media Africa

  • Inspire Africa Connect

Lifestyle Exhibitors

  • Lifestyle Exhibitors

    Wine and Connect

  • Palm Afrika

  • SouthGerican

Exquisite Dining Experience Partners

  • Exquisite Dining Experience Partners

    The Rihla Zanzibar

  • Madinat Al Bahr

  • Neptune Beach Resort & Spa Zanzibar

  • Serena Zanzibar

  • Cape Town Fish Market

Tour Operators

  • Tour Operators

    Migao Tours

  • Issam Tours

  • Budget Safari Zanzibar

  • Face of Zanzibar

  • Fisherman Tours

  • Trust Tours & Safaris

  • Barclay Travel Limited

  • Tourism Plus

  • Angel Style

  • Goge Africa

  • modesty Tours and Safari

  • Mtutu Tours

  • Dhow & Jeep

  • Indoma Tours

Financial Services

  • Financial Services

    Nmb bank

  • Peoples Bank of Zanzibar

Real Estate, Interior Designers & Investments

  • Real Estate, Interior Designers & Investments

    Fumba Uptown Living

  • CPS-Tanzania

    CPS Tanzani

  • The B Dar es Salaam

  • Fumba Town Zanzibar

  • Entertainment Sponsor