A Re Yeng Botswana musical returns bigger, better

One of the performnaces at the A Re Yeng Botswana musical PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG.
One of the performnaces at the A Re Yeng Botswana musical PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG.

A number of people witnessed the beautiful, energetic and captivating Setswana musical that also showcased rich Setswana culture dubbed ‘A Reng Botswana’ at Maitisong Amphitheatre on Thursday.

The two-day event kick started on Wednesday. The event was previously showcased in celebration of Botswana’s independence in September where Mophato Dance Theatre a local contemporary dance group collaborated with another local choral Kgalemang Tumediso Motsete (KTM) Choir and came up with a beautiful piece of art that got many begging for more.

Even though KTM Choir was not part of the performance, A Re Yeng Botswana crew delivered at sterling performance. This time around the play was a bit different from last time as the cast brought in a few changes. They replaced KTM Choir songs with popular Setswana folklore songs that took the audience more especially the older ones back to the memory lane. They sung songs like sisila mmele mmele, mmanmati mpelegela ngwana and many more.

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