Legends unleash their musical prowess at independence show

Legendary gospel singer, Marakakgoro performing at the Botswana Independence Day Celebrations Legends Music Festival. PIC: KEBOFHE MATHE
Legendary gospel singer, Marakakgoro performing at the Botswana Independence Day Celebrations Legends Music Festival. PIC: KEBOFHE MATHE

The Botswana Independence Day Celebrations Legends Music Festival at The Fairgrounds attracted young and old revelers who came in droves to witness Botswana’s best crop of musicians in their element.

Pioneer recording jazz band Kgwanyape, Afro Sunshine, kwaito’s Davet Crew, gospel musician Phempheretlhe Pheto, T-Joint and traditional outfit Machesa Traditional Dance group, were just some of the 35 artists who performed at the event, organised by Department of Youth Sports and Culture.

The colourful event recognised and celebrated local talent and the role music has played in enhancing Botswana culture since independence. The show had good representation of various genres.

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