The celebration of the Malagasy New Year is held annually in
March. Locals dance and revel to traditional music. '
' roughly translated means the first day
of the Malagasy month and the celebration last for two days. Each
year, the celebration travels the 12 hills and part of the ceremony
includes a '
' (the piece of meat
which keeps family ties) whereby the meat of the local domestic
cattle, the zebu, is shared amongst the people each other as a sign
of keeping the 'fihavanana', meaning kins
Event Date: March 2012 TBA
Event Time: Various