From Carmen in Africa
International Festival of Masks
Debougou, ouest, Burkina Faso -
Feb 27, 2010
This International Festival of Masks takes place every two years. Debougou is a small town west of Ouagadougou. It took us 11 hours by bus to get there but luckily we had a minimal stop over in Bobo coming home so travelling time was reduced to 8 hours. This album is a collection of masks divided into three sections: cloth, grass, and leaves. The masks represent various villages in Burkina Faso and other West African countries. The masks, music, and dancing were spectacular and an incredible ...