Countdown to GIMC fest


The countdown to this year’s edition of the Gaborone International Music & Culture Week (GIMC) has begun after organisers released the line-ups for both the jazz and music festival.

The annual multi disciplinary event, which is held in Gaborone every first week of September, marked its return after an 18 months absence due to COVID-19 in December 2021, with the Champagne Picnic.

That was followed with a new event on the stable on April 16, 2022 dubbed the Afro Tech Fest, which were all building up to the main event in September. As preparations for the main event that will run from August 26 to September 3 gets underway, the organisers have released line-ups dominated by big shots for both the jazz and music festival.

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