Festival in Tunisia's kerkennah islands
The kerkennah islands, located off the southeast coast of Tunisia in the Gulf of Gabes, are marking the 7th edition of the octopus festival. They are also holding a sailing regatta dubbed ‘El Miza’, the first leg of the Mediterranean circuit of "Latin sailing".
According to Tunisia Online, the three-day festival features sports tournaments exhibitions, poetry, music, cinema, a children’s show, a theatrical performance and a traditional marriage ceremony.
Kerkennah can be reached by ferry that operates all year long with more trips during the summer season.