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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 February 2019 - 28 February 2019
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: El-Haouaria, Cap Bon (two hours by bus from Tunis).

Hammamet International Festival

A wide variety of international performances of music and theatre.

Date: 27 February 2019 - 02 March 2019
Venue: Hammamet (one hour by train from Tunis).

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 2019 - 05 June 2019
(Date to be confirmed)

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 June 2019 - 30 August 2019
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Sidi Bou Said.

Carthage International Festival

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

Date: 13 July 2019 - 17 August 2019
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Roman amphitheatre of Carthage.

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: 03 October 2019 - 10 October 2019
Venue: Various.