Friday, 4th August – Maitisong in Motion, 7pm

The inaugural Maitisong in Motion showcase event featuring TOP Art.

Saturday, 5th August – Evolution of Dance 2, 6pm, P100 (single ticket) / P200 (three tickets)

Urban Empire presents Evolution of Dance 2, a dance and theatrical event that comprises of hip-hop, animation, sbujwa, Afro-fusion and contemporary. The production will also feature performances by local music artists Veezo and Ban-T. 

 

For more information, contact 397 1809 or secretary@maitisong.org.

 

CANCELLED Saturday, 12th August – The Stars of the Ballet Russia, 2pm, P400 (doors close at 3pm) 

Please contact OP Advertising for more information.

Edouard Miasnikov Agencies, in association with OP Advertising, proudly presents The Stars of Ballet Russia, a tribute to acclaimed Soviet ballerino Rudolph Nureyev. The Stars of the Ballet Russia is a group from Russia touring Southern Africa. They will perform Wolpurgis Night along with excerpts from ballets performed by Rudolph Nureyev. The production will also feature a documentary and performance by students from the local Risa Ballet School.

 

For more information, contact 397 1809 or secretary@maitisong.org.

 

Wednesday, 16th – Saturday, 19th August – Awakening: Lore Lo Ojwa Lo Sale Metsi Arts Festival

In conjunction with the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Botswana Dialogue of the Mind & Life Institute, the Awakening: Lore Lo Ojwa Lo Sale Metsi (Cultivating Tenderness) Arts Festival will be held from Tuesday, 15th through to Saturday, 19th August. The events will include a three-day film festival, an evening of internationally recognised Batswana poets, storytellers, a local choir and traditional dance. The festival will culminate with a dance party at a local art gallery under the stars on Saturday night. Bring your open, tender hearts and be ready to dance.

 

For more information, contact 397 1809 or email secretary@maitisong.org

 

Saturday, 19th August – Soweto Comedy Festival, 7.30pm, P200 

Soweto Comedy Festival returns to Botswana for a night of pure laughter, featuring comedy heavy-weights Kedibone Mulaudzi, Trevor Gumbi, M.O.D and Bambino! Tickets are available for P200 from Maitisong and Webtickets outlets nationwide.

 

For more information, contact 397 1809 or email secretary@maitisong.org.

 

Tuesday, 29th August – GIMC Theatre Night,  7.00pm, P150

Gaborone International Music and Culture Week (GIMC) is a multidisciplinary event that celebrates Gaborone and its residents. GIMC showcases a wide variety of local and international talent including comedy, poetry, music, fashion, and theatre. Directed by Moses D, this year’s GIMC theatre experience features Maitisong Director Tefo Paya, Academy Award winner Presley Chweneyagae and the internationally acclaimed Mophato Dance Theatre.

 

Tickets are available at Maitisong and Webtickets outlets nationwide. For more information, contact 397 1809 or email secretary@maitisong.org.