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Food Festival to offer finest delicacies


The International Food Festival Gaborone (IFFG) will present audiences with packed delights and diverse tastes in vibrancy of mixed cuisines from all over the world. The event according to organisers will bring together various nations ans promote unity.


The delicacies to be presented at the event range from organic and inorganic items, from digestible and nutritious cuisines to tasty wines.


IFFG Communications Manager, Lloyd Mwape says drinks lovers will not be disappointed as there will be sipping and swilling of liquids galore. Tasty wines will be presented to attendees.


At least forty countries will be in attendance, including, amongst others China, Zambia, India, Nigeria, Argentina, Malawi, Philippines, Zimbabwe and Kenya. Mwape further said that there has been a lot of feedback from Europe and even Masterchef Australia is attending.


Similar events have been held before in countries like South Africa and Europe but it will be its first time staged locally. Mwape said that the main thing to look out for are new recipes, new menus for the town amongst many others since this will be a family fun day like no other.


The IFFG will also have in store international and local artists for entertainment. Angola, South Africa, Cuba, Zimbabwe and Botswana are amongst others that will provide artists. “This is a cosmopolitan event; we have different cultures so we have to cater for all of them,” said Mwape.


Apart from music and food, he said that there will be a chef competition only for Southern African countries since the event is still new. He said that there will also be an opportunity for business funding for new entrepreneurs.


In terms of allergies and safety; the Botswana Nutrition Department will be present to monitor hygiene, sanitation and other cleaning companies will be there as well. There will be a vomiting area and a mobile clinic in place for any related activity.


The day will also be fun filled for children. There will be a kiddies’ corner with cake fights, jumping castles and photo taking with superheroes such as superman.


Children from 0 to 8 years of age will be admitted for free, those from 9 to 18 for P50, and the rest for P100 while the VIP would receive a package of entrance and other attached goodies for P1000.
The IFFG will be held on the 5th September at Duma Fm Grounds starting at 10am.


For more information contact 73606060.

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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).

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