Arts & Culture in Gaborone

Cultural Festivals

Maitisong Festival: Join the annual Maitisong Festival, a dynamic showcase of theater, music, dance, and visual arts, attracting artists from across Africa.

Visual Arts

Thapong Visual Arts Centre: Explore contemporary African art at Thapong, where local artists create and exhibit their works, fostering a vibrant creative community.

Music and Dance & Traditional Crafts

Tswana Rhythms

Experience the soul-stirring beats of traditional Tswana music, often featuring marimbas and drums, at cultural events and performances.

Kwaito and Hip-Hop

Immerse yourself in modern Botswana music genres such as Kwaito, a fusion of house and hip-hop, echoing the urban rhythm of Gaborone.

Craft Markets

Wander through local craft markets, like the Thapong Arts and Crafts Centre, to purchase intricate beadwork, pottery, sculptures, and textiles.


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Things to do

Explore the wildlife, hike Kgale Hill, visit museums, and enjoy vibrant nightlife in Gaborone.

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Shopping in Gaborone

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About Gaborone

Gaborone, the political and economic heart of Botswana, offers a dynamic blend of urban development and natural beauty.

Experience in Gaborone

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