Olufuko festival at outapi town
This is the most celebrated festival in Outapi Town (The girls Initiation Ceremony)
12 July 2014 (Olufuko Fundraising Gala Dinner at Omusati Regional Council's Hall)
Olufuko Fundraising Gala Dinner:
Contact Ms Nyeuvo Ekandjo at 065 - 251191/ 0812485193 firstname.lastname@example.org
or Mr Elifas Lukileni 065-251191 or 0812408658 email@example.com
Adverting Opportunities in Olufuko Festival Magazine: Rates starts from N$575.00 for small ones to bigger sizes.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What is Olufuko?
Olufuko is a female initiation, under which girls between the age of 16-20 have to go through in order to become mature and marriageable women. It is performed by a woman called Namunganga.
2. What is the main objective of Olufuko festival?
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.
3. When is it going to take place and where?
From 24-31 August 2013 and it will take place at Olufuko Festival site at Outapi.
4. Where is Outapi Town?
Outapi is in Omusati Region and it is the capital and administrative centre of the region.
5. How can one participate?
Application forms to book a stand can be downloaded from Olufuko Festival webpage www.outapitc.org.na/olufuko.html,
fill in the application form and fax it to: 065-251128 or email; Olufuko@gmail.com
6. Who is hosting the event?
Outapi Town Council
7. How do I calculate the distance between Outapi and Windhoek?
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.
8. Where can I get more information about Outapi Town?
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.
9. How do I get the registration form and make payment?
Application forms to book a stand can be downloaded from Olufuko Festival webpage (www.outapitc.org.na/olufuko.html), fill in the application form and fax it to: 065-251128 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The account Number for Olufuko Festival is found on the information sheet attached to the application form.
10. Who sponsored Olufuko Festival 2012?
Click here for the list of sponsors
11. Is there any publication about Olufuko Festival?
There is Olufuko Festival Magazine, the debut edition was realised in June 2013. It covers the highlights of the activities of 2012. Copies of this magazine will be available at Outapi Town Council's Office, Price N$20.00 VAT inclusive. The next edition will be produced in April 2013. If you would like to place and advert please do it now!