Boteti cultural outfit celebrates diversity

Residents of Boteti sub-district will showcase their cultural richness at a festival billed for May 22-24.

The place is a home to a number of tourism attraction sites, which include Lake Xau, Boteti River and a gateway to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Makgadikgadi Pans and the Okavango Delta.

 The festival celebrates the differences and similarities found among the many tribal groupings in the 19 villages that make up the area.  Event founder and chairperson, Leteng Segaise, told Arts & Culture that the cultural outfit would showcase traditional food, music and entertainment, attire and the history of Boteti.  Boteti communities have culturally lived a pastoral farming lifestyle, supplemented by crop production carried especially along the Boteti riverbank.  Fishing was another crucial source of livelihood.

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