The 2nd Edition of the Diani Beach Festival (DBF) is underway in Diani Beach! The one-month long extreme sports and entertainment event, which begun on 9th December 2018, will culminate in a 3-day beach festival that will run from 29th to 31st December 2018.
The month-long festival, which is being held at Diani Beach Club, kicked off on 9th December 2018 with a skydiving boogie that brought together the current skydiving world champions and enthusiasts.
Skydiving has become one of the top experiences of Diani Beach as Diani is one of the few places in the world where you get to land on the beach!
Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) is among the headline sponsors of the event which is poised to attracts hundreds of tourists both locally and from around the World.
Announcing KTB’s sponsorship of the event, KTB Chief Executive Officer Dr. Betty Radier has said, “Last’s year inaugural event was a phenomenal success, attracting over 12,000 people in December 2017 with over 500 international visitors from 36 countries. KTB is delighted to be a co – sponsor this year’s DBF to build on last year’s success and ensure that Diani remains the destination for all tourists both domestic and international.”
KTB CEO added, “Diani Beach Festival presents an opportunity for KTB to connect Diani Beach with wide audience as Africa’s leading beach destination voted for the sixth time in a row by the World Travel Awards. More recently, Diani Beach was voted the top emerging destination out of five trendiest spots to visits in Africa by Travelling – a group of travel influencers, bloggers and vloggers.”
DBF will host an array of activities that include skydiving, an air sports exhibition, kite surfing competition, water sports and a kids’ club adventure week, among other activities.
The festival will also host a diverse entertainment menu incorporating international, regional and local artists. Among the artists on the line up include Sauti Sol, Nyashinski, DJ Kace, DJ Adrian, H_art the Band, and Pink Mohawk among other acts.
The festival will conclude with an incredible fireworks display dubbed as “Magical Kenya”, which will light up the skies at midnight to bring joys and celebrations as the world enters into 2019.