GHETTO CELEBRATES WORLD THEATRE DAY
Theatre groups and drama enthusiasts in the Ghetto will next week join the rest of the world to celebrate the World Theatre Day on 27 March.
All active groups are expected to be part of the celebrations to be held at the Francistown Youth Centre at the Old Magistrate’s Court.
According to Lyneor Nkosi, one of the organizers, this is the first the time Botswana will be joining the globe in commemorating the event.
She said the day would include discussion on the state of theatre in Botswana, theatre performances, play readings, music, and dance and poetry performances.
Established in 1962 by the International Theatre Institute in celebration of the theme, Theatre and a Culture of Peace, the day is commemorated in more than 100 countries worldwide.
COMIC GROUP AND BDF BAND TO PERFORM AT CHARITY GIG
Mazganda.com, two young slapstick comedians and musicians, are expected to perform their comic routine at the Francistown SSS on Saturday evening during the charity concert organized by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF).
The BDF band has embarked on a number of fund raising concerts in and around Francistown in order to assist the 25 soldiers whose properties were burnt to ashes early this year.
Dressed in a police uniform that was being used in the 50s, the The Mazganda.com duo of Tebogo Nkadile aka RasT and Chilume Mbengwa also known as Gujes, have been drawing sizeable crowds to recent shows where the clowns have shared a stage with such stars as rhumba maestro Franco.
They have promised non-stop laughter at Saturday’s event, which combined with the ever-popular BDF band, is set to draw an enthusiastic crowd.
EASTER STARTS EARLY AT LIZARD ENTERTAINMENT
Local DJ’s Bunz and K.U.D.A kick off the countdown to Easter at the Lizard Entertainment entertainment spot this weekend with the addition of what management have hinted will be a “mystery surprise package.”
According to the Lizard Entertainment manager Mike Moyo, “Releasing the identity of the artist at this stage would be as good as preempting what will be happening over the weekend. So people should come in large numbers to witness the surprise package.
“I can promise that our line up this weekend and over the Easter Holidays will be different at Lizard Entertainment,” he said.
Founders of Zion House Baiseraele have released their DVD.
The lead singer who is Eloyi Christian Church member Daniel Tshoganetso said he was inspired by Bible parables to write his songs.
The album has six tracks including Kea Ikana, Mokgoro, Sebataladi, Naledi and Letsatsi la Dipalema.
On the title track Wacha Mlilo, Daniel sings of the sufferings and punishment of hell.
He used the Bible concept of a man called Dives who was rich and did not care about God.
He had a neighbour called Lazarus who was a beggar and during dinner he would come to his place to eat crumbs that fell from the rich man’s table.
It happened that the beggar died, and that he was carried away by the angels to Abraham’s bosom. Dives died too and was sent to the eternal fire.
Heavy stuff, but if hell fire and damnation is your thing, you will find this offering hot enough!