It has a population of more than 17 million people, and the major religions and languages happen to be, Islam, Christianity, and French, respectively.
Since it is one of the most peaceful countries in Western Africa, it is the perfect place to observe the richness of Africa in terms of music and culture.
Once you get here, you might want to visit other variants of the country and West Africa as well.For that purpose, buses and trains are easily available. However, hitchhiking is not quite common.
Following is a list of festivals hosted by Burkina Faso:
Festival Jazz: It features renowned names from all across the continent, and the event happens in April and May.
Festival International de la Culture Hip Hop: As the name suggests, this event is crowded with hip-hop performances spanning over a period of two weeks in October.
Festival Panafrican du Cinema: This festival is organized in February and March of every odd-numbered year. It happens to be the largest film festival in Africa, attracting filmmakers from all across the continent.
Since people are always concerned about the weather while booking their flights to Burkina Faso, it is worth mentioning that the country features a tropical climate. It implies that you must be ready to experience extreme weather in wet and dry months.
However, the best time to be in the country, especially if you are coming from Europe, is between October and December. If you decide to go otherwise, for instance from June to December, that is the time when the rain sets in and the country go ‘super humid’ and hot.