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Dar es Salaam Tinga Tinga Market

Tinga Tinga Market

255-65-457-4808 | Category: Shopping & Nightlife, Attractions
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Tinga Tinga Market

Discover the unique artwork of Eastern Africa at Tinga Tinga Market, which features a number of delightfully creative pieces available for viewing or purchase. See beautiful creations inspired by famous artist Edward Saidi Tingatinga, who spawned a new painting style that now appears in a number of familiar forms throughout the entire world. Whether you're an avid art lover or a casual observer, you'll have a wonderful time at this authentic East African cultural attraction.


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  • What is the Tinga Tinga Arts Co-operative Society (TACS)?

    One of the most famous African brands, Tinga Tinga was established in 1968 by Tanzanian artist Edward Tingatinga. In 1990, his family created Tinga Tinga Arts Cooperative Society (TACS), which began licensing the artist's intellectual property worldwide to corporations, such as FIFA, Heye, Penguin, Walt Disney, BBC and many others.
  • What is Tinga Tinga?

    Tinga Tinga is a unique art style originating in Eastern Africa. Named for its creator, the style began in 1936, when artist Edward Saidi Tingatinga began creating colorful paintings in Tanzania's commercial capital, Dar es Salaam. In recent decades, the style has found widespread popularity, resulting in licensing agreements between the Tinga Tinga Arts Co-operative Society and renowned corporate entities throughout the world.

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