Festivals and Events
A handful of festivals take place in Botswana each year bringing together the best of local and international talent. Here's a few of the best.
This annual festival in Gaborone features theatre, dance, poetry and music in Maitisong, Botswana’s biggest theatre, with gospel, kwaito, kwasa-kwasa and Afro-pop performances held in under-privileged areas across the city. It takes place in April each year.
Kuru Dance Festival
On the only Bushman-owned game farm in Botswana in the dry lands of the Kalahari dancers perform traditional tribal dances and music across three colourful days.
Botswana National Day
Celebrations consisting of parades and street parties mark Botswana's independence on the 30th September each year. It's a time to look back on all that the country has achieved and look to the future with hopes of further advancement.