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2018 World Lemur Festival Events Calendar

Celebrate lemurs on World Lemur Day, Friday October 26! World Lemur Festival events will be held in Madagascar and around the world in October and November. This event listing will be updated throughout the month. Events in Madagascar ANS Ampefiloha Dihin’ny Varika Maneran-tany 2018 Andiany Faha Dimy Hosted by: Festival Mondial des Lémuriens Friday, October 5, 2018 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM — SAVA region At Andapa: one of Madagascar’s largest festival There will be many participants, a parade, dance contests […]

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The Lemur Conservation Foundation's 2017 event in Andapa.

World Lemur Festival 2017: Recap

The World Lemur Festival is a series of activities happening throughout the globe in October with the aim to raise awareness for lemur conservation, to celebrate these unique animals and Madagascar, and to show people the importance of protecting lemurs and their habitats. 2017 was the fourth year this festival was celebrated. Lemur supporters threw festival events in Madagascar, Hungary, US, Japan, and more. Events were held and sponsored by many LCN members, including GERP, Lemur Conservation Foundation, Duke Lemur […]

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2017 World Lemur Festival Events Calendar

Celebrate lemurs on World Lemur Day, October 27! World Lemur Festival events will be held in Madagascar on November 10-11, and throughout the world at the end of October and beginning of November. This event listing and map will be updated throughout the month. Events in Madagascar World Lemur Festival in Antananarivo, hosted by GERP November 10-11 Frontier Nosy Be, Madagascar October 27th We will set up a stand in Hell-ville near the market and we will promote our work here in […]

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World Lemur Festival 2016: Recap

2016 was a good year for lemurs. Why? Because many people cared for their conservation and for maintaining them happy and healthy in beautiful Madagascar. The World Lemur Festival is a series of activities happening throughout the globe in October with the aim to raise awareness for lemur conservation, to celebrate these unique animals and Madagascar and to show people the importance in protecting lemurs and their habitats. 2016 was the third year this festival was celebrated and it had […]

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2016 World Lemur Festival Events Calendar

The World Lemur Festival is for everyone—lemur fans and conservation leaders, scientists and artists, teachers and students, kids and parents, and YOU!  If there isn’t an event in your area, check out this blog post for ideas on how you can celebrate wherever you live! Learn more about the 2016 World Lemur Festival. Hosting an event?  Email your event details to LCN Web Specialist Lynne Venart at lynnevenart.lemurnetwork@gmail.com or submit via our contact form. You are welcome to use the official World Lemur Festival and World Lemur […]

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Carnival at the 2015 World Lemur Festival in Antananarivo. Photo: Mikajy Natiora.

2015 World Lemur Festival Wrap-Up

After months of lead up, the second annual World Lemur Festival arrived from October 29-31. The event’s aim was to raise awareness for lemur conservation, celebrate lemurs and Madagascar, and educate the public about why it’s important to protect them and their habitats in Madagascar. By all accounts, not only did this year’s events go above and beyond in fulfilling this mission, but the festival was even more successful and featured even more events than the first festival a year ago. […]

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2015 World Lemur Festival Events Calendar

Held at the end of October, the 2nd annual World Lemur Festival raises awareness for lemur conservation, celebrates lemurs and Madagascar, and educates the public about why it’s important to protect them and their habitats in Madagascar. If there isn’t an event in your area, check out this blog post for ideas on how you can celebrate wherever you live! Hosting an event? Send us the info and we’ll add it to the calendar! » Download event graphics   Jump to […]

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Lemur crafts for the children at the Madagascar Fauna & Flora Group's 2015 World Lemur Festival in Madagascar.

A Look Back at the 2014 World Lemur Festival

As we prepare for all the amazing events coming up for the 2015 World Lemur Festival, let’s take a look back at the first ever World Lemur Festival, celebrated just last year from October 25th-31st 2014. The event was the brainchild of Jonah Ratsimbazafy of GERP Madagascar, one of Madagascar’s leading primatologists (and one of our Project Advisors at the Lemur Conservation Network!). The festival was successful in attracting the attention of the Malagasy press, as well as the many […]

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