Revellers to enjoy galore Setapa moves

Traditional dance
Traditional dance

The best of one of Setswana’s ancient traditional dance, Setapa will be on display during the Setapa kwa Gakgatla Cultural Dance Festival. The festival is billed for Segaetsho Cultural Village Hill at Gakgatla village on July 29-30, 2022.

The event, which is the first of its kind to take place, will bring together some of the crème de la crème of Setapa traditional dance groups in Kweneng. Among the traditional groups that will thrill revelers are Dibini from Semarule, Ramakgatlanyane, Chaokeng, Kgaboduku and Gakgatla.

Setapa is a traditional dance commonly performed in Southern Botswana, especially in Gangwaketse and some parts of Kweneng areas like Gakgatla, known to have the best troupes of Setapa dancers. The name Setapa comes from the Setswana phrase "go tapa tapa" describing the tapping motion of the feet during dancing.

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