The 36th International Festival of Oases opened festivities, Tuesday, in Tozeur, the city of palms, dunes and oases.
A variety of street performances marked the opening day, which recorded a massive influx of visitors and tourists.
The festival was opened by Tourism Minister Amel Karboul, in the presence of Culture Minister Mourad Sakli.
All along a week, the festival proposes exhibitions of visual arts and handicraft works, a date market, gaomy shows, sculpture and graffiti workshops, film screening and theatre performances for children.
Source : Tunis Afrique Presse