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Clap your hands 6th edition reloaded!

Mthokozisi Khathi  who is affectionately known as ‘Dj Tira’ to his massive following will go head to head with the self proclaimed Drum Boss DJ HeavyK at this year’s Clap Your Hands Annual Event.

Clap Your Hands (CYH) 6th Edition promises to be one the biggest end of year events to watch out for according to its organizers Flamboyant Entertainment. In an exclusive interview with Weekend Post CYH brand custodian Mr.

Tshimologo Bonang, stated that they are humbled by the growth of the event annual event which started running in 2011 with a crowd of 2100 that increased 7500 last year stating that they appreciate the support they receive from their loyal followers.

He also said that for this year they will be going all out to ensure that they deliver an out of this world lifestyle event that will remain memorable to their supporters. “For the sake of delivering a brilliant quality show, we started preparations which included sourcing and securing of stages, sound, lights and booking of artists as early as March this year”, he said.  

Clap Your Hands is hosted in Palapye on the 24th of December annually and its name was inspired by the festival’s 1st Edition first artist Zakes Bantwini whose biggest hit at the time was “Clap Your Hands”. The name signifies entertainment that has never been to Palapye before which encourages social responsibility as well as exposing Palapye and its business community to the rest of the country.

Each edition has its own theme differentiating each one from the previous event hence attracting International artists/djs and most importantly Botswana acts. Year in year out CYH gives a platform to upcoming local Djs and artist to show case their talents as a way of supporting and nurturing the arts industry. Because of the number of people it attracts and their diverse demography, the event can be used by various companies as a marketing tool or vehicle.

Speaking to this publication, one of Botswana’s celebrated PR maven’s and an avid lifestyle events supporter Mercy Thebe who was a celebrity guest along side South Africa Television Personalities Thato Molamu (Greed & Desire) & Motlatsi Mafatshe(Isidingo) at last year’s event, expressed that CYH has made it into her #NotToBeMissed annual events list alongside Swaziland’s MTNBushfire because of the events feel good experience she witnessed at last year’s event which she described as astounding. She praised the organizers for delivering a well organized event of international standard and said she can’t wait for 2016 edition.

Clap Your Hands’ 6thEdition will be held under the theme CrazySexyCool embracing a tropical island kind of fun complete with pools, coconut cocktails, beachwear merchandise and games and fun activities. This years theme song which was premiered this Thursday on all radio stations to great reviews is expected to dominate airwaves and be the local festive song. Artists featured on the theme song include Mapetla, Scar, BK Proctor, T.H.A.B.O, Licky, Bangu, Lerofo , Sean Ramzy and was produced by Bangu Matenge for HeartBeat Sounds.

In an effort to engage and involve their supporters Flamboyant Entertainment has been running a voting competition where CYH supporters vote for their local DJ/ Artist for this year’s lineup which ended on the 30th October, with the official line to be released this month. Interestingly Heavy K was unveiled as the 1st International Act,  followed by DJ Tira who was announced as the 2nd International Act this much to the delight of the events loyal fans.

The event organizers have promised that this year line up which will be mix of the best international & local artists will be one not to be missed. More international artist as well as local artists will be announced until mid November. Clearly this is one event to look out for and not miss this festive season.

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Vee Mampeezy wants to marry again!

28th November 2022

In May 2014, controversial pint sized musician, Odirile Sento married his longtime girlfriend, Kagiso Sento in a glamorous wedding, not knowing that eight years later, the two will be fighting until the very end of their holy union.

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Motsetserepa needs help

18th October 2022

Mental health is one critical element in someone’s life but gloomily, it is often overlooked. Topics centered on mental health and depression dominate the public discourse. The national conversation surrounding mental wellness, both online and offline has aided in the stigma of suffering from depression being removed, slowly but surely.

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TatsoConnekt Leading Women Brunch

14th October 2022

On Saturday 29 October 2022 (11:00- 15:00) Bash Connektor will be presenting their 1st TatsoConnekt Leading Women Brunch which will be hosted by Basadi’Bash’Masimolole. Tatso. A Setswana word. Taste  .Tatso / ta-tso/. verb.

The Brunch will be held at Myhomecafe by Mogobane Dam and tickets are selling at P650 per person. Only 50 tickets available and sold through pre-booking. The value of the offering will be a brunch meal + bottomless mimosas + connekting conversations that matter with leading women in corporate and entrepreneurship. This is an inspirational / empowerment connekting session for Women.

Bash Connektor is a Marketing Company with a twist founded in March 2022 by Basadi Bash Masimolole who has 15 years plus Marketing Experience. The INTENT of Bash Connektor is to Link People, Experiences, and Brands. The K instead of C is INTENTIONAL. We are all about contributing towards AMPLIFYING brand and country messages through curating experiential offerings and connekting conversations that matter, said Basadi Masimolole.

With a sponsor or funding, Basadi Masimolole’s ultimate goal is to have visual podcasts and empowerment connektor sessions at villages as part of cultural tourism and contributing towards the Botswana Government’s Rural Areas Development Program (RADP).

Individuals interested in purchasing the limited number tickets or Brands interested in participating on the TatsoConnekt Leading Women Brunch through sponsorships/ brand placement opportunities can reach Basadi’Bash’Masimolole on +267 7140 6660 / masimololebasadi@gmail.com / Bash Connektor Facebook page.

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