Monday, January 25, 2021

Orange Letlhafula is back

Its celebration time again! The 10th Letlhafula festival promises to be as exciting as ever. The feast begins early with traditional diphaphatha and tee ya mosukujane for breakfast on Saturday 29th May at Botswanacraft on the western bypass.

Harvests are good, so food will be ample, with close to 40 dishes and snacks throughout the day. In addition to the ever popular seswaa sa kgomo le sa pudi, letshotlho, mosutlhane and logala, there will also be bogobe jwa mmidi and legodu la dinawa and many more.

Entertainment starts early on, with mainane, traditional dancers and live music from among the best of our local artists. There will be a fantastic prize to whoever comes dressed in “most traditional attire”, and there will be a knock out competition of mmele. Entertainment will begin at 9am and continue throughout the day until 5pm.

Orange Botswana, Department of Arts and Culture, BTV and Mmegi are all responsible for the continuing success of Orange Letlhafula. However the main support comes from Batswana who volunteer both before and on the day, and those who attend the festival. Re a leboga! It is inspiring to see how many Batswana appreciate the cultural performances and traditional food that are on offer.
Ticket sales will begin on 1st May, and are available only in advance at Botswanacraft, at P180.00 for adults and P100.00 for children (6-12 years). Tickets are limited, and we always sell out well before the event, so hurry to avoid disappointment. There will be no ticket sales at the gate.

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