Sunday, March 3, 2024

Maun braces for host of music festivities

The tourism capital Maun is expected to host a series of music festivities next month as the year draws to an end. The ever busy village often hosts scores of local and international tourists during the festive season.

One of the most awaited music event will be held on the 22nd of December organised by popular promoter Gilbert PP Seagile whose event named the People’s Festival will be headlined by one of the most sought after South African artist – Makhadzi.

Seagile stated that the event which will be held at the Maun stadium will feature another popular South African DJ Prince Kaybee.

He further said in the local line up, the event has roped in Franco, Charma gal, La Timmy, Team Distant, DJ Sly, Maun based singer Stiger Sola, Eskimos to mention but a few.

The festivities will continue on the 29th with an event titled Take it Easy hosted by Lere Ramoeta.

The organiser of the event Ramoeta said the event which will be held at Maun stadium will feature three South Africans being Simmy, Sun El Musician and the controversial Zodwa WA Bantu.

Lere further said in the local line up, he will have Vukani, DJ Fondo Fire, Dj Kazuku, DJ Leon, Chris Manto 7, Dj T4, DJ Stringm Dj States, Dj Viper, Pavlo FX, DJ Mavado, MC Mis Dee and MC Malembe.

“Tickets are selling for P150 in advance, P200 standard and VIP goes for P600. We will have 8 points where we will be sanitising our clients to ensure that there is Covid-19 compliance and on top of that we will try by all means to always encourage people to put on their masks even though that always proves to be difficult when people are also having their drinks,” said Ramoeta.

The year will conclude with the third annual Maun summer festival which will also be held at Maun stadium.

The organiser of the event Robby Lekone said the festival will be headlined by a South African musician Boohle and will be accompanied by locals being Khoisan, Chrispin the Drummer, Slizer, Dj Guyvos, Ozzy F Teddy, Dj Obza, Dj Lex, King maker, Mc Hey Nyena and 19 Maun based Dj’s.

“Tickets are already selling and early bird is going for P150 while standard ticket will go for P200. We intend to ensure that people do not wait longer at the entrance as part of our efforts in the fight against Covid-19 and we will be having a company cleaning the toilets every two hours,” said Lekone.

Lekone further said as part of their corporate social responsibility, they are planning to donate food hampers to an organisation called Feed a Child after the festival.


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