Bangwaketse showcase their culture

Bangwaketse enjoying festivities at Mmakgodumo
Bangwaketse enjoying festivities at Mmakgodumo

The culture of Bangwaketse was on display on Saturday when elders shared food, attire and other traditional norms with the youth during the Mmakgodumo Heritage and Cultural Festival.

The three-day event started on Friday with bonfire and performances by many artists who kept the audience up throughout the days. There were dikhwaere, poetry, dikgafela, borankana and other cultural activities. Dikhwaere groups such as Dipilara from Moshupa and Matebele from Phitshane Molopo also performed at the event.

Recording artists, Kgokgonono and Kgagaripa rendered some of their dikhwaere and borankana hits which were well-received by the festival govers. It was testimony to the fact that indeed traditional music can also be mainstream and become a source of income.

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