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Mdumbi Green Fair, Transkei

The mankosi community is one of the most rural communities in South Africa and has never before had the privilege to witness live music. Come let an old Xhosa mama teach you to Jive to the local rhythm on our community stage while knowing that your contributions to this festival directly offers her and her family more options towards a better life. . 
The backdrop of both stages is looking out over the Mdumbi Beach, voted as one of the most beautiful beaches in Southern Africa. Listen to music playing while watching dolphins and whales jumping in the background.   ?

This might just be one of the most amazing settings you have ever seen!! 



Performances – professional bands and musicians, two stages, stick fighting, cultural dance, Xhosa choirs, fire dancing, circus acts,
Activities – surfing, kayaking, horse riding, swimming, cultural hikes, dancing party party
Xhosa Culture – clothes, foods, drinks, traditional activities, traditional life style
Workshops – fire poy, drumming, stick fighting, Xhosa dancing, grass crafts
Stalls – Bar, seafood, Xhosa food, djembes, local crafts and clothes, solar products, NGOs
Environment – tree planting, environmental information, solar and renewable products


Mdumbi Backpackers
Tshani Village



About 20km outside Mthatha on the N2 towards East London, turn Left to Coffee Bay and follow for about 70km then turn Left onto a gravel road at the Mdumbi / Umtata Mouth sign and follow the Mdumbi signs for 23km




Mdumbi Backpackers – 0834611834 / mdumbi@mdumbi.co.za
Mankosi Village Based Accommodation – Zoleka / 0734965973
Vukani Backpackers – 0728036609
Anchorage Hotel – 047 5311 415 / 083-272 0008
Swell Eco Lodge – 0723465636









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Apr 12
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