Celebrating Unity in Rhythm,
Nature, Music, and Soul

Volkano Fest is thrilled to announce the Dates of the 4th edition of its annual festival, set to take place from 4th to 6th October 2024 at Nyakinama in Musanze.

This year’s theme, “Unity in Rhythm, Nature, Music, and Soul”, promises an immersive experience celebrating the rich diversity and cosmopolitan creativity of the East African region and more.


• 3 Music stage
• Films screenings
• Wellness Village
• Brands Pop-up experience
• Arts and Craft exhibition and sale
• Photo Exhibition
and more…

Building on the success of previous years, Volkano Fest 2024 is expanding its offerings to include a variety of activities that resonate with our theme.

It’s not only 3 music stage of a well curated line-up of Artists from Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Congo DRC and european guests artists, we’ve added a carefully curated film program, and the festival will feature wellness activities, pop-experiences, and a newly added tropical stage.

These additions aim to enhance the overall festival experience, providing attendees with a holistic and engaging environment and experience.

A Growing Community
of Artists and Audience

Every year, Volkano Fest witnesses a growing community of artists and an expanding audience base.
This growth reflects the festival’s commitment to fostering artistic expression and cultural exchange.

We invite everyone to join us in celebrating the unity and creativity that define the East African region.

Volkano Festival Key HighLights 2024

Industry Night

An exclusive opening event featuring a thematic conversation with industry leaders, followed by a reception with artists, festival partners, and friends. This event sets the stage for valuable networking and collaboration.

Curated Film Program

A diverse selection of films showcasing innovative storytelling and unique perspectives, enriching the festival’s cultural offering.

Wellness Activities

Sessions focused on mental and physical well-being, including yoga, meditation, and holistic health workshops, providing a balanced and rejuvenating experience for attendees.

Brands Pop-up Experience

A dynamic space highlighting the latest trends and designs from regional fashion designers and craft vendors, promoting local creativity and craftsmanship.

Residencies, Workshops & Masterclasses

Focused on the transmission and exchange of skills within the CCI value chain, these sessions aim to professionalize practitioners in artistic, creative, and cultural expression, stage production, vendors, and social entrepreneurship.

Live Performances

Multiple dedicated stages and areas showcasing the diversity of musical performances, from traditional rhythms to digital and technology-led musical trends.

These performances encompass a wide spectrum of musical expression, creating an immersive and vibrant festival atmosphere. The varied programming ensures a rich experience that celebrates both the heritage and innovation in music and live arts.

Talks and
Panel Discussions

Educational sessions aimed at better understanding the components of the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) with interventions from local, regional and international experts in policy, access to finance, climate, gender justice and inclusivity, environment conservation, as well as tourism skills.

These discussions aim to inspire and inform attendees, fostering a deeper understanding of their intersections with art sector & creative economy.

Volkano Festival Key HighLights 2024


Volkano Fest 2024 invites all music fans, arts and culture consumers, film lovers, wellness enthusiasts, fashion aficionados, and the wider community to join us for an unforgettable celebration of music, culture, and creativity.

Volkano Fest - DieHard Pass
Volkano Fest - EarlyBird Pass
Volkano Fest - Gate Charges

All Passes grant access to 3 days on the festival sites

Some activities may require extra participation fees

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