Events in Madagascar

Event Occurs Description
Alahamady Be March Alahamady Be – The Malagasy New Year.
Santabary April or May Santabary – the first rice harvest.
Donia Music Festival May or June Donia music festival in Nosy Be for the best Madagascan music.
Whale Watching July to September Whale Watching in the south of the island.
Famadihana July to October Famadihana – ‘Turning of the Bones’ ceremonies all over the island where families honour their dead by taking their shroud-wrapped remains out for partying before returning them to their burial site.
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