Caïlcedrat Guesthouse 
Comfortable and affordable lodge in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Cel (+226)25375569

Festivals and events 

Must-Attend Events

  • Pan-African Cinema and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO)
  • International Arts and Crafts Trade Show of Ouagadougou (SIAO) (
  • National Cultural Week (CNS)
  •  International Book Fair of Ouagadougou (FILO)
  •  International Theatre Festival for Development (FITD)
  •  International Theatre and Puppets Festival of Ouagadougou (FITMO)
  •  Street Arts Festival (FAR)
  •   The International Jazz Festival of Ouagadougou
  •   Artists’ Festival (FET'ARTS)
  •   International Hip Hop Festival (Ouaga Hip Hop)
  •   Koudougou Atypical Nights (NAK)
  •   International Tales Festival (YEELEN)
  •   Deni Show Festival
  •   Camel Arts and Music Festival in the Sahel (FESTICHAMS)
  •   Sabou Artistic Get-Together (RENASA)
  •   Masks and Arts Festival (FESTIMA)
  •   Boulgou Music and Arts Festival (FESMAR)
  •   Wrestling and Masks in San Villages (LUMASSAN)
  •   San Flutes Festival
  •   Pouni  Masks Festival
  •   Archery Festival (FESTARC)
  •   Poni Museum Open days
  •   Clothing Art Days (JAVEST)
  •   Black Farmer’s Arts, Music and Rites Festival (FESTRIM)
  •   Ouahigouya Sport and Culture Festival (FESCO)
  •   Imasgho Wiire Festival
  •   Warba Festival
  •   Liwaga Festival
  •   Manga Cultural Festival
  •   Traditional dances and songs Festival (ZANDOM'ART)
  •   Tiébélé Cultural and Artistic Festival
  •   Tan-Cala Days
  •   Boussé Tales Festival (FESTICOB)
  •   Issaogo Cultural Days
  •   Irian Cultural Days
  •   Tourism and Hospitality International Trade Show (SITHO)
  •   International African Natural Remedies Trade Show (SIRENA)
  •   International Construction, Architecture and Building Trade Show (SICABAT)
  •   National Forum of Scientific Research and Technological Innovation (FRSIT)
  •   The National Week of the Internet and other ICTs (SNI).
  •   Faso Cycling Tour
  •   Boucle du Cotton cycling tour
  •   Ouagadougou Motorbike Rally

For further information on these events, please contact Burkina Faso’s National Tourism Board (ONTB,, phone: +226 25311959 / +226 25311960)