WINDHOEK, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Namibia will host its annual Crayfish Festival from April 27 to May 1 at the coastal town of Luderitz.
The annual festival holds a significant place in the country's fishing industry and since its inception in 2008, has grown from strength to strength, cementing the quiet coastal town as a sought-after destination for both domestic and international tourists.
Standard Bank Namibia, one of the sponsors on Monday in a statement said the Crayfish Festival, coupled with other developments such as Luderitz Waterfront and the 1.12 million U.S. dollars seal processing factory has ensured that the diamond town is well on its way to economic prosperity for its over 20,000 inhabitants.
"Namibia is our home, we drive her growth and therefore as a bank we are fully committed to developing the vibrant business sector and the region as a whole," the bank added.
Meanwhile, tourists and Namibian from all four corners of the country are being urged to support and attend the festival.