Tickets to Big Dawg Production’s first ever International Woman’s Day celebrations, where the achievements of the Motswana women will be commemorated have sold out.
This event is to be held tonight at the Gaborone Sun Conference Centre, and will showcase the premier screening of a documentary on 6 women activists: Athaliah Molokomme (Attorney General), Unity Dow (Judge), Clara Olsen (Former MP and MD- News Co. Botswana), Ntombi Setshwaelo (Gender Activist & Counselor), Beata Kasale (Human Rights Activist & Co-owner The Voice Newspaper) and Leabaneng Masedi (HIV/AIDS Activist & Founder of Matlo go sha Mabapi Counseling Centre).
The documentary also features an introduction by Myra Sekgororoane (CEO of Botswana Tourism).
The evening’s events will also include showcases by various local female artists and designers. A fashion show will highlight four up and coming local designers and two accessories designers; while entertainment will be provided by Andreattah of Exodus Poetry.
Judith Sefhako, Winner of the Thari ya Sechaba Women’s award, will provide storytelling and traditional dance, local jazz artist Punah Gabasiane and Ground Zero, a hip hop and contemporary dance group from Maru-a-pula, will provide music.
There will be a visual arts exhibition and sale by local women from Thapong Visual Arts, Laone, a former Visual Art student, Gao, an art-teacher from Tonota, and Diana, a leather artist from Tsabong.