Traditional song, dance groups deliver outstanding performances


A number of talented traditional song and dance groups flocked the University of Botswana (UB) Sports Arena on Saturday for the National Arts Festival previously known as President’s Day Competitions.

The traditional song and dance final competition was part of the Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sports and Culture’s various categories that were held at different locations of Botswana the same day.

They were introduced to empower local artists as well as ensure the arts are recognised as a sector that can become a source of livelihood for people and contribute meaningfully to the diversification of the economy.

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