Holidays & Observances in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. It is made up of many different cultural groups, the most common of which is Shona. Holidays and traditions vary amongst the different people. Christianity and indigenous beliefs are about equally popular in Zimbabwe and are often combined to create a belief system known as Syncretic. Christian holidays and traditional ceremonies are the most important celebrations in Zimbabwe and remain so even though the country has seen many years of violence recently. Holiday celebrations almost always include music as music is an essential part of Zimbabwean life.