Festival of Masks (Fêtes des Masques)
|Country and Region||Cote d'Ivoire — Man|
|Type of Festival||Dance|
|Location of Festival||Numerous small villages, Man, Côte d'Ivoire|
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Côte d’Ivoire Tourism
One of Côte d'Ivoire's most famous festivals is the Fêtes des Masques (Festival of Masks), which takes place in the region of Man occurs in November. Numerous small villages in the region hold contests to determine the best dancers and to pay homage to forest spirits who are embodied in the elaborate masks.