Pre-Independence Celebrations Underway

Batlaadira Radipitse
Batlaadira Radipitse

Gaborone Main Mall was alive with activity in the form of performances at one of the pre-independence shows that were held on Saturday.

The Botswana 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebration Unit under the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture, hosted a free show, which attracted a large audience.  The spectacle had a number of activities including traditional song, dance, instruments (segaba, katara, and setinkane), dikhwaere, polka dance and comedy.

The show provided a rare opportunity for those who might not be able to attend music shows:  Due to the reason that most of them are hosted at night, or financial circumstances. Saturday’s event was held right in the middle of the centre.

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