Omong’we Travel & Tours, a travel company based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, has been selected as the Official Travel Partner of the 14th Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) scheduled to be held in Zanzibar June 18–26, 2011.
ZIFF is East Africa’s largest film, music and arts festival, bringing new talents together from all over the world. Each year, some of the most captivating and cutting-edge cinema from Africa and beyond is screened in venues across the island. The enchanting port of Stone Town is the Festival’s main venue in Zanzibar and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Films and concerts are held in an outdoor amphitheatre in the Old Fort that dates back to the 1600s. Films and exhibitions are also shown in other listed buildings around Stone Town such as former royal palace, The Africa House, and ceremonial palace, The House of Wonders. Apart from films, visitors can experience live music shows, local art exhibitions and literary events. As official travel partners, Omong’we Travel & Tours will help visitors with hotel accommodation, local transportation and arrangements for various tourist attractions.