Madikwe Cultural Festival Celebrates African Heritage in Style

The theme for the day was 'African traditional attire' or leteisi
The theme for the day was 'African traditional attire' or leteisi

The Madikwe Cultural Festival held at Newville Gardens in Sikwane was a vibrant celebration of African culture and tradition. The theme for the day was 'African traditional attire' or leteisi. Attendees came dressed up to impress in their finest traditional garments.

“This year we decided to do Madikwe Cultural Festival in March as opposed April due to the weather conditions. We want our patrons to enjoy the festival and not worry about rain,’’ said Tshegofatso Powane, the Founder and Director of Madikwe Cultural Festival. The festival featured a wide range of activities that showcased the rich cultural heritage of Botswana.

Traditional games were played, poems were recited, and competitions were held to determine who wore the best traditional attire. In addition, attendees were treated to a feast of traditional Setswana cuisine, including dishes such as bogobe jwa lerotse, setampa, seswaa, maraka, mmidi, morogo wa dinawa, tlhako, lechotlho, and bojalwa jwa Setswana.

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