This is the most celebrated cultural festival in the Republic of Namibia
20 - 25 August 2014 (Olufuko Festival)
The above program is a pdf file, if you wish to open it as HTML click here
Olufuko Bank Account Details:
First National Bank Account name: Olufuko Festival
Branch Code:281673 (Outapi)
Cheque Account No: 62245297488
Other enquiries regarding Olufuko can be directed to the following persons
Contact Ms Nyeuvo Ekandjo at 065 - 251191/ 0812485193 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms Helena Thomas 0811275546
or Mr Elifas Lukileni 065-251191 or 0812408658 email@example.com
Download the Application form to book for your Stand at Olufuko Festival 2014
(Rates are also written at the end of this form)
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. The second edition has been released in May 2014. Copies of this magazine is available at the following places: Windhoek: Xhwama Restaurant in Katutura, West End Store (Formerly Louis Botha Store in Windhoek West) Otavi (Etunda Service Station), Oshoto Pension Hotel (Ondangwa), Etuna Guesthouse & Kambwa Traditing (Ongwediva), Shali Garage (Oshakati), Oshakati Bookshop (Oshakati), Outapi Town Hotel, Outapi Town Council, Outapi Trading CC, Price N$18.00 VAT inclusive. The next edition will be produced in April 2013. If you would like to place and advert please do it now!