Thu 01-03-2018 19:35 PM
MBABANE, 1st March, 2018 (WAM) — The UAE Embassy in Swaziland has participated in the traditional annual Marula Festival, which celebrates the harvest of the Marula Fruit, the most popular fruit in the country.
Inaugurated by King Mswati III of Swaziland, the ceremony was attended by the King’s family, members of the government, diplomatic corps accredited to the Kingdom, and large segments of society.
The Marula Festival in Swaziland is organised every year, during which cultural performances are held for three days, marking the start of a campaign to harvest various agricultural products.
Festivals are held in the marula fruits’ honour throughout southern Africa, to celebrate the harvest from the fields in February.
WAM/Rola Alghoul/Hatem Mohamed