Maitisong Festival

Performing Arts in Gaborone

Botswana's largest performing-arts festival has been running since 1987 and is held over seven days in late March or early April. It features an outdoor program of music, theatre, film and dance, as well as an indoor program at the Maitisong Cultural Centre and the Memorable Order of Tin Hats (MOTH) Hall. Highlights include top performing artists from around Africa.

Programs to events are usually available in shopping malls and centres during the month leading up to the festival. Outdoor events are free; indoor events cost from P40 to P200. For P500 you can buy a ticket that provides access to everything on offer during the festival.