Independence

Independence Day Celebrations

2016
Please see botswanauk.com/bot50 for details of the event in East London on Saturday 1st October – a report of the event will appear here afterwards.

2015
The celebration for 2015 was at Mama Jumbe’s African Restaurant in East London (350 Katherine Road, E7 8NW) on Saturday 3rd October!  Please see a report of the 49th year of independence here.  The video presentation was hosted by Katrinah Phenyo.

2014
In 2014 it was a fashion show at Arista Bar in West London!  We celebrated Botswana’s 48th year of independence with much gusto! You can see some pictures from the event on our Botswana Community Page.

2013
In 2013 it was a fashion show!  We celebrated Botswana’s 47th year of independence at Mama Jumbe’s African Restaurant in East London (350 Katherine Road, E7 8NW) on 5th October!  We provided some of Botswana’s traditional dishes and enjoyed music by Lorraine Lionheart (www.lorrainelionheart.com) and other Batswana artists.  DJ Twinzz Molebatsi was playing Botswana music!  World of Beauty ran a fashion show of Touch of Africa Fashion with designs by Sela.  See more details at the facebook event here . . .

2012
In 2012 it was an amazing party at The Colosseum to celebrate the 46th year of independence! See the pictures here & there.