15 South African Festivals: Some Of Them Rival Burning Man

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Written by Julia Austin

15 South African festivals

An official Burning Man regional event, the huge Afrika Burn gathering has been happening in the Karoo desert since 2007. Like the Nevada, U.S. version, Afrika Burn is all about radical self expression. You’ll see outlandish costumes, massive man-made monuments, artwork, body paint and mutant vehicles, some of which are burned at the end of the festival. The festival grounds look like a psychedelic fantasyland. The event is held on a private farm called Stonehenge adjacent to the Tankwa Karoo National Park. In 2016, 11,600 people attended.

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