Niger's north celebrate the air festival

*In Niger’s desert far north, the echoes of a culture and civilization so rich, ring loud. The area is home to the Touareg, a nomadic tribe that flourishes in the desert lands. Traditional music, dance and poetry are top on the menu. Camels, a signature animal of the Touareg wrap up the spectacle.*

This moving display of tradition is Air Festival that celebrates the Berber tribe's culture every year.

A traditional funfare that brings hundreds of people despite concerns about Islamic extremism …

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