“Where cultures meet !”

The Executive Mayor of Mossel Bay, Alderlady Marie Ferreira, invited the Consul General of Madagascar Mr Bary Rafatrolaza to attend a cocktail function for the official opening of the 2015 Dias Festival by Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Finance and International Relations of the Western Cape.

The Festival celebrates Bartholomeu Dias landing  in Aguada de São Brás (Bay of Saint Blaise) – later renamed Mossel Bay - on 3 February 1488, and took place from 29 January 2015 to 1 February 2015.