There's more to the Kalahari than sand, say festival organisers

ASKHAM, Northern Cape - The sand dunes outside the small town of Askham in the Northern Cape are hosting a festival with a difference this weekend. 

The second annual Kalahari Desert Festival doesn&39;t have any of your regular bands or the boozy atmosphere, but it offers plenty of local Kalahari entertainment, in an attempt to prove that the desert is home to more than sand.

The Kalahari Desert Festival is based on a similar carnival in the desert in Mali.

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