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Tanzanian Art Once there was a man called Eduardo S. Tingatinga.

Established in 1960s
Today, "Tingatinga" is the Tanzanian term for this form of art, known mostly around the world.

Tourism In Tanzania
Tanzania Tourist Board
IPS Building, Azikiwe Street .... PO BOX: 2485, Dar es Salaam Phone: 255 22 2111244/5

Tanzania Private Sector
Tanzania Private Sector Foundation
TPSF PO BOX: 11313, D.S.M Phone: 255 22 2129433

Looking to Invest In Tanzania
Tanzania Investment Centre
PO BOX: 938, Dar es Salaam Phone: 255 22 2116328-32 Fax: 255 22 2118253



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Marriage and Family

President Julius Nyerere’s form of self-help socialism was based on ujamaa, or “familyhood”. Tanzania’s extended families have been encouraged to act as economic and family units. more
Visiting and socializing with friends and family are the most common recreational activities. Football, track and field, and boxing are the most popular sports.

Diet and Eating

Tanzanian staples include grain, fruit, and vegetables. Common meats are chicken, goat, beef, and lamb. A popular snack or energy food is kitumbua, a fried bread common in much of East Africa. more

Kivukoni Fish Market has recently been rehoused in a new structure on Dar es Salaam's seafront. Boats deliver their catch at dawn directly to the market and a frantic fish fracas ensues. Wade in for red snapper, lobster, prawns, squid, barracuda and shellfish fresh from the Indian Ocean.


The most common Swahili greeting is Hujambo?, which means “How are you?” or “Are you well?”.

Hamjambo? is used when greeting more than one person, and is usually followed by a handshake. more


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