On the Land

Getting Cultural

Malapenga: you might be lucky enough to catch the local dancing groups as they compete with visiting dancers from Chizimulu Island. A serious affair for the dancers and they show off their moves very proudly to all who come to watch.

St. Peter's Cathedral:The must-see sight of the island. Near Mbamba town, over 100 years old and bigger than Winchester! Hopefully Vincent the verger will be there to give you the grand tour – always entertaining!

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Katundu Textile workshop:

The Workshop employs single mothers selected from the local orphan program, creating employment, independency and income in an area where jobs are scarce.

These women handcraft a range of items using local materials, and natural resources, which capture the colours, patterns and culture hidden deep within the island life.

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You can go and visit the workshop which is a short walk or boat trip away. Choose your own materials and design to create a product that will leave you remembering the island

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