THE MTN BUSHFIRE FESTIVAL
YOU’RE ENCOURAGED TO #BRINGYOURFIRE, A CALL TO ACTION FOR SOCIAL CHANGE AND CREATING THE MAGIC OF UNITY AND FRIENDSHIP.
Now in its 12th year, this event has been lauded as a “Top African Festival” and one of the “Seven African Music Festivals You Really Have to See” by the BBC and CNN respectively. Wholly diverse African and international musicians have validated the festival’s original vision of engaging the world in the continent’s music and culture. This year, 28 000 people from 58 countries will come together to celebrate both those things, while also promoting social responsibility. You’re encouraged to #Bringyourfire, a call to action for social change and creating the magic of unity and friendship. Dates: 25-27 May 2018.
Tickets: From R780 for all three days.
Artists: Still to be finalised, but will include Dub Inc, Flavia Coelho, Elida Almeida, Samthing Soweto, Alice Phoebe Lou and Tlale Makhene.
Stalls: The Marketplace is an interactive, colourful and creative space where vendors are required to be environmentally friendly. It’s supported by the Swaziland Fair Trade organisation.
Accommodation: Pitch your tent on
the campsite or rent one of the ready-erected ones, which include a luxury option.
How to get there: Drive from Johannesburg to Malkerns Valley via the N12 (392km) or fly from Johannesburg to Manzini and rent a car to Malkerns (25km).
What to pack: Sunscreen, a hat, comfortable clothing and warm garments for the evenings.
Find out more: www.bush-fire.com