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Mwaka Kogwa

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mwaka Kogwa When: July or August(scheduled July 19 this year 2012) Where: Southern Zanzibar, Tanzania History: The Shirazis (Persians) were the first foreigners to settle in southern Zanzibar. They brought with them their traditions which have been adapted to the local context. One such tradition is the celebration of ‘Nairuz’ according to the Shiraz calendar. [...]

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