Performers outdo themselves at Xere festival


Xere: The inaugural Xere Cultural Festival had almost degenerated into a damb squib on Saturday afternoon after the failed morning game drive at the CKGR and the dusty winds that could not stop.

That was until 7pm when the music show otherwise named Urban Festival started. Big names such as Vee Mampeezy, Dr Vom, Sereetsi & The Natives and La Timmy were obviously the main attractions, but there were also performances by local traditional groups who curtain-raised.

The groups displayed the unique Sesarwa traditional dance setting the perfect tone for the night and changing the festival atmosphere instantly. While there were cheers as appreciation for each and every local performers’ appearance, one could still sense the crowd's anxious wait for the main artists. Eventually, that moment came and Sereetsi & The Natives was the first up on stage. The folk band started their performance slowly by performing some of their not so popular songs.

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