Whilst social media conversations over the occasion had been awash with comparisons between the previous and the current, it was a completely totally different expertise, removed from the madding crowd for patrons who attended the The Annual Khawa Dune Festival and Cultural competition final weekend.
The Voice leisure reporter, Sharon Mathala was amongst the a whole bunch that descended on the dusty, chilly village of Khawa for a enjoyable crammed weekend of track, dance and vacationer associated exercise.
For the primary time after a two- yr hiatus organisers of the Khawa occasion determined to stretch the festivities into a 3 -day lengthy festivities.
There was additionally an introduction of latest actions like horse driving in addition to the Quad and two-wheeler skilled race, which is now 500km with the contributors doing 250km a day.
Initially it appeared like resulting from Covid-19 recovering part, the attendance was going to be unhealthy, however by Friday night the numbers had elevated and by Saturday the gang had swelled to a crowed that exceeded our expectations and Khawa village was all the fashion.
President Masisi and first Lady had been anticipated to reach on Saturday night and they also did to the loud cheers of the revelers.
Whilst they had been just a few ‘uhu’ moments and eye elevating feedback, President Masisi was obtained with love on the bottom.
For the folks of Khawa, it was not in regards to the Khama vs Masisi feud, however in regards to the alternative to enhance their lives, a time for pleasure and a time to make a couple of bucks.
Meanwhile the sand dunes had been the thrilling a part of the Dune problem with massive boys racing their massive machines throughout the sand dunes for bragging rights.
Another widespread characteristic was the ‘quad bike stunts,’ which attracted loads of consideration of many revellers who thronged the realm.
Notably there have been loads of enhancements inside the village from the final Khawa occasion. Apart from receiving ten tents from the Ministry, Khawa village is now paved alongside the principle street to the Kgotla and Government has additionally erected photo voltaic lights in most elements of the village, a fantastic enchancment to the village aesthetics and security