Do festivals exclude poor people?

AfrikaBurn brings money into the local communities, it creates jobs, it supports charities and it gives and amazing experience to those fortunate enough to attend. To the best of the organisers’ ability, all this is done with minimal impact to the environment. We don’t live in a perfect world, AfrikaBurn strives for perfection but it’s not perfect. It seems to me that the more something strives to be good, the more criticism it gets. There are hundreds of festivals in SA that are far more detrimental to both the environment and society!

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Photo credit : Rizza Bomfim

Article by : Kwassi