SETSWANA CULTURE CELEBRATED AT BOKGELEKE
The annual Bokgeleke Arts and Culture Festival brought a fusion of contemporary and traditional cultural activities to Botho University’s Gaborone campus on the 28th October 2017.
Drawing both international and local attendants, the festival, an annual celebration of Setswana culture, reflects and cements Botho University’s status as a global university hosting students and staff from all over the world. In its years of existence, Bokgeleke has captivated many through its showcase and exchange of contemporary and traditional cultural activities.
This year, attendants were treated to traditional games and fun activities for children, as well as a fashion show by exhibitors from the industry. Poetry and musical acts included the popular Dr. VOM, the renowned Mafitlhakgosi Traditional Dance Group, Maté aka Tebogo Matebesi, Voice of Angels, Sweet Harmonica and many more. Revelers dressed in their best traditional attires were not only treated to a variety of Tswana dishes, but also got to sample traditional ginger beer.
Bokgeleke Arts & Culture Festival 2017 is brought to you by Botho University. #20 Years Setting the Gear for Excellence.