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Tunis Medina Festival

Running since the early 1980s, the Tunis Medina Festival takes place in the capital during evening over Ramadan, featuring musical acts and film screenings from a wide range of different countries.

Date: 01 May 2018 - 30 June 2018
(Date to be confirmed)

Festival d'Epervier (Falconry Festival)

Four days of falconry demonstrations, live music and a big market. Sparrow hawks are captured during their spring migration, trained and released again after the festival.

Date: 01 July 2018 - 31 July 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: El-Haouaria, Cap Bon (two hours by bus from Tunis).

Carthage International Festival

Tunisia's largest cultural festival with music, dance, theatre and art amid the ancient ruins of Carthage.

Date: 01 July 2018 - 31 August 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Roman amphitheatre of Carthage.

Hammamet International Festival

A wide variety of international performances of music and theatre.

Date: 01 July 2018 - 31 August 2018
Venue: Hammamet (one hour by train from Tunis).

Carthage International Film Festival

A prestigious film festival that attracts a few Hollywood names, but the focus is on African and Arab films. In alternate years, the festival is hosted in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Date: 13 July 2018 - 15 August 2018
Venue: Various.


Kharja Festival

Sufi brotherhoods gather for a procession up to the shrine of the local Muslim saint after whom the village is named.

Date: 01 August 2018 - 31 August 2018
Venue: Sidi Bou Said.