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Rwanda : Awareness on Gorilla naming ceremony starts

Rwanda : Awareness on Gorilla naming ceremony starts

 The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has launched an awareness campaign to raise the participation of local communities in the forthcoming Gorilla naming ceremony (‘Kwita Izina’) slated for June 16, 2012 in Musanze district in the northern province of Rwanda. Rica Rwigamba, the Head of Tourism and Conservation at RDB said that the aim is to […]

Rwanda will on June 16th 2012, celebrates the 8th Gorilla naming ceremony of 19 baby gorillas and the naming of 1 female adult at this year’s annual Kwita Izina ceremony   This year’s annual ceremony will be under the theme “Sustainable tourism for a green economy.”   The event is expected to attract high-profile figures, […]

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Rwanda : Rwanda to host 8th Gorilla naming ceremony-‘ Kwita Izina’

Rwanda will this June 16 2012 host the eight annual Gorilla Naming Ceremony ‘Kwita Izina’ where 15 Gorilla mountain babies will be given names at the Volcanoes National Park. Last year 22 baby gorillas were named in a similar event. Kwita Izina-(literally “Naming”) is a Rwandan traditional ceremony held to welcome a child both into its […]

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