Limpopo ready to hosts Mapungubwe Arts Festival 17- 24 march 2014

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17 Mar 2014

It is all systems go for the Mapungubwe Arts Festival on the 17th to the 23rd March 2014. All other logistics are in place for the success of the festival to take place in the Limpopo capital City of Stars - Polokwane.

The week-long festival will kick start with the street parade/carnival showcasing the diverse culture of Limpopo from Department of Sport, Arts and Culture building - Olympic Towers to the SABC Park at 10:00 on the 17th of March 2014. The Street carnival will be featuring the following cultural groups: Penny Penny, Combo Maruapula, Rabson Rambuwana and many more.

Between the 18th-19th of March 2014, the department will host Mapungubwe Heritage theatre featuring Paul Rapetsoa at Jack Botes Hall at 17:00.

The gospel festival line - up of artists for 22nd March includes Winnie Mashaba, Worship House, Solly Moholo, Taki and Rofhiwa, Sifiso Ncwane, Rebecca Malope, Debra Frazer, Hlengiwe Mhlaba, Sinky Mathe and many more.

The 23rd jazz festival line-up includes Candy, Selaelo Selota, Mafikizolo, The Soil, Uhuru, Mi Casa, Toya Da Lezy, Kurt Darren, Malo-A-Botsheba, Colbert Mukwevho, Joe Shirimane and many more.

The week-long festival will also have economic spin offs through exhibitions. Firearms and any form of glass bottles will not be allowed.

For more information and interviews arrangements, please contact Khathu Sadiki 082 932 6086/(015) 284-4006 or Jermina Kaka – 082 560 7197/015) 284-4321/