The Olufuko Annual Cultural Festival attracts 69 girls

The Olufuko Annual Cultural Festival has attracted 69 girls, who have already registered with the organising committee to undergo initiation during this year's festival.

The 2019 Olufuko Annual Cultural Festival is scheduled to take place at Outapi from 21 August to 01 September.

Chief Executive Officer of Outapi Town, Ananias Nashilongo in a media statement yesterday indicated that 138 institutions and individuals have also registered to sell and showcase their products and services at the event.

He said the girls were expected to arrive at the traditional house at Olufuko Centre yesterday and leave the house on 28 August.

The event attracted about 50 girls/brides and some 200 exhibitors last year.

Source: Namibia Press Agency