Botswana Craft is set to be ablaze with a medley of sound and an inter generational vibes as the old and new genre meet next Friday.
Generations in Harmony not only brings musicians of old and new together but is deemed to attract music lovers of the past as well as the new generation as they meet to share an intergeneration of music.
Billed to perform is world acclaimed music veteran Banjo Mosele who in addition to performing with popular shining star Shanti Lo, talented sensation Kearoma Rantao and Zeus who apart from his huge music popularity also represented Botswana at Big Brother; Mosele will also perform with his original band of the 70s,The Incrowds.
This show will be hosted at the Botswana Craft, Gaborone on November 23rd and will hit the Ghetto on December 1st at Thapama Lodge, Francistown.
This is an initiative of Metropolitan Botswana’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) effort.
The project, dubbed Generations in Harmony, will feature a medley of local artists across genres and generations.
The project will focus on Botswana’s music legends and upcoming fresh talent from different genres.
Metropolitan Botswana Marketing and Communications Executive, One Oreeng, has testified to the company’s commitment to growing and supporting Botswana’s musical industry.
“Metropolitan Botswana has a long history of working to develop the cultural space in Botswana.
Our CSI policy is one we adhere to with great dedication, and it is more than simply a necessary corporate initiative: this is a project we’re incredibly passionate about, and this year in particular is really very exciting,” noted Oreeng.
Lead artists to headline both performances include 5 time Channel O Music awards nominee, Zeus, Lady of Jazz songstress, Kearoma Rantao, Standard Bank Joy of Jazz sensation, Shanti Lo, and music legend Banjo Mosele.
They’ll be supported by My Star 2012 winner, Sharon, Lee Tshepana, The Incrowds, DJ Kenzo, Lizzie, Lizibo, and The Veterans band.
The musical spectacular has enlisted Joel Ntsoro as guest MC.
The artists conveyed a lively and boisterous attitude about being a part of the event.
Talking freely with media at the press conference, Zeus, Shanti Lo, Kearoma and Banjo noted their own personal gratitude for Metropolitan’s support for them as artists as well as for the industry as a whole.
Metropolitan Botswana Managing Director, Mr. Oupa Mothibatsela revealed: “We’ve been in Botswana for 15 years now and in that time Batswana have shown so much support for us as a business.
“In return, we constantly strive to and ways to invest back into this beautiful country, and our CSI efforts are a great part of that.
Generations in Harmony is just one more way of Metropolitan investing in the future of Batswana and of Botswana’s arts and culture landscape.”
The musical ensemble have already begun a rigorous rehearsal schedule, with sneak peeks being revealed through the show’s Facebook (GenerationsInHarmony) and Twitter pages (@gensinharmony).