Music & Culture Festivals (May & June 2014) (Maputo)
May and June are a highlight of entertainment venues in Maputo and Ezulwini, Swaziland: 2 amazing music & culture festivals! If you enjoy music, art, culture and a good time, you should´t miss this! Below some general information. Book these dates, plan beforehand and don´t forget to pack your festival spirit!
AZGO FESTIVAL, Maputo Protected content and 24th May
AZGO Festival is a socio- cultural project that aims to promote the culture , in many different genres [ Music , Fine Arts and Cinema ] . Inspired by the slang of Maputo - ' AZGO ' - which means ' let's go ', this festival believes in the possibility of the use of culture as an element of bringing people to an understanding and mutual respect.
The AZGO Festival was born in Protected content . It is organized by Khuzula Productions and is framed in AMFN (African Music Festival Network) which provides that Mozambican artists participating in international festivals and foreign musicians also participate in it. The AZGO Festival 's main activity is the promotion of Mozambican music . In two days of the festival, as has been the hallmark in May, since the first edition, as well as music for craft fairs , exhibition of works of art, film cycle and tasting of Mozambican cuisine. In parallel it creates business opportunities between the different institutions that sustain the AZGO Festival and organs that comprise the same.
MTN BUSHFIRE FESTIVAL, Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland Protected content May to 1st June Protected content
MTN BUSHFIRE is Swaziland's acclaimed international music and arts festival held each year at House on Fire, an inspired venue set against a breath-taking rural landscape in the heart of the Ezulwini valley.
MTN BUSHFIRE's annual Pan-African explosion includes a multi-faceted line up of the highest quality featuring live music, theatre, poetry, film, circus, dance and visual arts from all over the globe. Each year a diverse audience of up to 20,000 people come together over three days to celebrate cultural meeting points, fuelling a feast of magical performances from Africa and beyond.