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2021 Event Calendar for the World Lemur Festival

The 2021 logo features an illustration by Felinar Mr. Lemur.

Celebrate lemurs with us for the World Lemur Festival this October and especially on World Lemur Day, Friday October 29, 2021!

Calendar coming soon.


Sahamalaza National Park Lemurs Festival

  • September 23-25
  • Organized by Mikajy Natiora

Virtual Events

Lemur Conservation Network

  • Panel Discussion with Malagasy Conservation Leaders
  • Ask a Scientist: 3 scientists will answer questions about lemurs and their research on 3 days in October on Twitter, dates TBD
  • Pangolin, The Conservation Podcast: New series of episodes on lemurs and Madagascar airing September 20 to October 29

Duke Lemur Center

Lemur Conservation Foundation

  • Juried Art Exhibition, Entries due October 1
    The exhibition spotlights artists who use their talents to raise awareness for lemurs and lemur conservation, inspiring action to protect these primates and their fragile habitats. The top Grand Prize winner will receive $500 and be named “Lemur Conservation Foundation Artist of the Year.” The runner up will receive $250. The winners will be asked to mail their pieces to be accessioned into LCF’s permanent art collection and be featured in our annual report. Entries will be showcased digitally on our website and social media platforms starting October 25.

Mongabay Kids

  • Celebrate World Lemur Week with lots of fun ways to learn about lemurs for ages 6 to 12, created in partnership with the Lemur Conservation Network