Many of the cultural traditions of the Mozambican people survived centuries of colonialism. The Mozambicans are still a people in transition, long after fighting for and winning their independence from Portugal in 1975. Although in transition, Mozambicans have held true to their long-established values, heritage, and traditions. Mozambique cultural holidays in Africa enjoy a great range of cultural and linguistic diversity. Islamic culture, Swahili language, and Bantu-speaking groups who coexist in the northern and central region of Mozambique.
Cultural Holidays Mozambique
The official language is Portuguese but English is widely spoken in major cities such as Maputo and Beira. Many Mozambicans speak a Bantu language such as Chopi or Tonga.
Cultural holidays in Mozambique are focused on relationships. Personal boundaries are practically non-existent in Mozambican cultures. Men often hold hands while walking together as a sign of friendship. There is no word for “my” in the Mozambique tribal languages. Life in Mozambique is communal rather than individualistic.
African cultural holidays are amid a variety of languages, social relationships, artistic traditions, clothing, and cultural expression. Often these traditions are in the form of song, oral poetry, dance, and performance.
Africa Cultural Holidays
The Makonde in the north is renowned for their ebony sculptures and masks. The Chopi of the south-central coast is famous for their complex musical arrangements and dance. Cultures, interpretations and ways of life are fascinating here. Mozambique culture is complex, diverse, and filled with unexpected metaphors and truths. For the philanthropist traveller and the cultural and spiritual traveller, Mozambique cultural holidays satisfy such traveller types and curiosities.
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