Friday, 31st March 2017, 8am, P700 – TEDxGaborone: Transcendence
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created TEDx, a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.
TEDxGaborone: Transcendence is about people who have gone beyond standard thinking to a level of ideas and solutions that not only solve our problems and challenges but propels communities to the next level. This conference will explore ideas in innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship, finance, education, identity, activism, dance, theatre, music and more.
The conference features seventeen thought-provoking speakers including Ms Alice Mogwe, Mr Donald Molosi, Ms Samantha Mogwe, Mr Nduduzo Makhathini and Mr Michael ”Dignash” Morapedi. Tickets are Pula 700, available from Maitisong, Webtickets and www.tedxgaborone.com.
Saturday, 1st April – Tuesday, 11th April 2017, Maitisong Festival
Maitisong Festival 2017 is scheduled for 1st – 11th April at various venues around Gaborone. With a varied and exciting line-up of events, the Festival, once again, will bring brilliant home brewed and international shows to provide an unforgettable experience for the audiences. There will be free and paid events to ensure that everyone gets a piece of the action.
Artists from far and near join this ten-day, roller-coaster shindig. We assure you the best in international and local talent. Billed to perform at this year’s festival are performers from Botswana and South Africa. Performers include four-string guitar master Sereetsi and the Natives, Moratiwa Molema, comedian Bambino, rapper Marinade Buzae, Generations actor Moses D Rasekele and many more! Featuring at this year’s Festival are the internationally acclaimed Soweto Comedy Festival, Fashion Without Borders and Pay Back the Curry.
Click here to download the full program.