MTN BUSHFIRE, Swaziland’s biggest collaboration of artists from across the world, in celebration of music, art, and culture, is set to take place from 30 May-1 June 2014. Set to be the largest music festival in the region, this year it promises the most diverse line-up to date. MTN.
Formed in 2006, with a well-deserved reputation for its visionary approach developing the arts whilst promoting social responsibility, MTN BUSHFIRE has been going from strength to strength.
While last year saw a multi-generational global community of well over 20,000 ‘bring their fire’ to the scenic Malkerns Valley to experience a diverse Pan-African and international line-up of live music, theatre, poetry, film, circus, dance and visual arts, this year already promises to be bigger and better.
This 100% socially responsible festival named as a world top 9 music festival by ‘MTV’ and one of the continent’s best art events 2014 by ‘Culture Trip’ has already secured performers from 8 countries, including the much-loved and 70’s inspired Bogota based Colombian Salsa artists, La 33, Mokoomba from Zimbabwe, Under Kontrol all the way from France, Slovenian legends Red Five Point Star and the Imperial Tiger Orchestra all the way from Switzerland.
This three-day entertainment experience also brings in the tradition and beauty of Swaziland’s handicrafts, and combined with live entertainment produces a now world famous event.
What is more the festival gives back to the people of Swaziland with 100% of profits donated to two Swazi charities; Young Heroes, a child sponsorship programme assisting Swazi orphans, and Gone Rural boMake, a charity that assists rural Swazi women and the communities with information and infrastructure development, addressing health, education and social concerns.
If you fancy experiencing what some call the ‘Glastonbury of Africa’ get your tickets now.
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