Olufuko Cultural festival 2018

This is the most celebrated cultural festival in the Republic of Namibia





Olufuko Fundraising Gala Dinner: 28 July 2018
Venue:  Omusati Regional Council's Main Hall
Time:    18H00

The Olufuko Annual Festival Fund Raising Gala Dinner will be on the 28 July 2018 at Omusati regional Council Main Hall.

A table of (10) people selling at N$ 5000.00 or N$ 500.00 per chair. Theme is Black & Gold.

Closing date for booking strictly before 23 July 2018.

The festival will run from the 24th August – 04th September 2018. The official opening will be on the 28th August 2018 at Olufuko Festival Centre.

For more information please contact/confirm your booking with
Ms. Nyeuvo E. Ekandjo at 0812485193 or 065-251191 or email: kashikata2010@gmail.com or
Ms. Helena Thomas @ 0811275546 or 065-251191 or email: thomas@outapitc.org.na
Mr. MN. Ananias, the Chairperson of the Preparatory Committee at cell no. 0816600333



Olufuko Annual Cultural Festival: 24 August - 04 September 2018
Official Opening: 28 August 2018
Venue: Olufuko Cultural Centre at Outapi


Application form for Olufuko 2018
(Click the format that you wish to download below)

Click here to view photos album Facebook

|The Festival has a magazine that is printed annually and retail price N$20.00.

Outapi: Outapi Town Council, Outapi MultiSave, Engen Service, Outapi Town Hotel and many other places

Olufuko Festival Promotional Video 2014 or Go to our Official Facebook Page

(Click here to view OLUFUKO VIDEO 2015)

1. What is Olufuko?
Olufuko is a female initiation, under which girls between the age of 15-20 have to go through in order to become mature and marriageable women. It is performed by a woman called Namunganga.

.What is the main objective of Olufuko festival?
2.Among others, objectives of the festival are to:
2.1. inform, educate and entertain with the view to appreciate and enhance traditional and cultural identity.
2.2. create tourism opportunities.
2.3. enhance the purpose of unity amongst our people.
2.4. create awareness within the region through cultural, arts and agricultural activities.
2.5. preserve and promote culture and tradition.
2.6  strengthen the local and regional economy.

When is it going to take place and where?
3. From 24-31 August 2016 and it will take place at Olufuko Festival site at Outapi.

Where is Outapi Town?
4. Outapi is in Omusati Region and it is the capital and administrative centre of the region.

How can one participate?
5. Application forms to book a stand can be downloaded from here

Word doc        or         PDF
fill in the application form and fax it to: 065-251128 or email; Olufuko@gmail.com

Who is hosting the event?
6. Outapi Town Council

How do I calculate the distance between Outapi and Windhoek?
7. Please use the international distance calculator here to calculate the distances between various locations.
The distance between Outapi and Windhoek is 890KM.
There are two ways of coming to Outapi using tarred roads from the Capital City Windhoek till, you reach Outapi.
(1) You can go by road from Windhoek to Okahandja, Otjiwarongo, Outjo, Kamanjab, Omakange, Tsandi then to Outapi or
(2) You can go from Windhoek to Okahandja, Otjiwarongo, Otavi, Tsumeb, Ondangwa, Oshakati, Oshikuku to Outapi.

Where can I get more information about Outapi Town?
8. Information about Outapi can be found on its website: www.outapitc.org.na or you can download a booklet titled Outapi Town Council, Investment Ready or watch Outapi Promotional video.

Who sponsored Olufuko Festival 2012?Is there any publication about Olufuko Festival?
9. There is Olufuko Festival Magazine which covers highlights of the festival and it is only printed once a year.

Contact Person:
Ms Helena Tomas (Senior Manager: Finance, Outapi Town Council)

Other enquiries regarding Olufuko can be directed to the following persons

Contact Ms Nyeuvo Ekandjo at 065 - 251191/ 0812485193 kashikata2010@gmail.com


Website for Omusati Investment Conference


upcoming events2018 Calendar - Contact Ms Ekandjo

1. Olufuko Festival - Fundraising Gala Dinner
    28 July 2018 - Omusati Regional Council's

2. Olufuko Festival - 24 August - 04 Sept 2018
    Official Opening - 28 August 2018

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ContactOffice of the Chief Executive Officer


Address: Erf 376, Outapi/Tsandi Main Road
Phone: +264 65 251191
FAX: +264 65 251128
Postal Add:P.O. Box 583, Outapi, Namibia
E-mail: otc@iway.na