Cultural extravaganza at Madikwe Cultural Festival

Dr Vom PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Dr Vom PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Patrons of the annual Madikwe Cultural Festival are set for a cultural feast when the event returns for its second edition on April 29 at the Newville Gardens in Sikwane Village.

In an interview with the event’s founder and patron Tshegofatso Powane, she said the Madikwe Cultural Festival’s purpose was to showcase Setswana culture through performing arts, traditional edutainment games, artifacts and food.

She explained that the event has now filled in the gap left by the defunct Orange Letlhafula, which offered patrons a cultural experience through tasting of the Setswana cuisine, playing Setswana games and having performances by local artists inspire the event. “Activities include mhele, morabaraba, koi, dibeke and batho safe. We will be tasting different dishes from our Setswana cuisine like: bogobe ba lerotse, letlhodi, kabu, morogo wa dinawa, mosutlhane just to name a few,” she explained.

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