Botswana’s Sereetsi & the Natives to rock MTN BushFire 2019!

MBABANE, eSWATINI – Botswana’s most revered traditional Jazz music band, Sereetsi and the Natives are expected to perform at the MTN Bushfire 2019 amongst an all-star international line-up.

Sereetsi is considered a pioneer on the cultural landscape in Botswana and the group presents a fearless sound that blends traditional Botswana rhythms with Western influences, all built around the signature sound and tradition of the four string folk guitar. The group has already shared the stage with established World Music names like Vusi Mahlasela, Caiphus Semenya, Jaziel Brothers, Letta Mbulu and McCoy Mrubata.

Tomeletso Sereetsi performing at the GIMCXperience Jazz concert featuring Jonathan Butler.


Winner of the African Responsible Tourism Awards Most Sustainable Event Award in 2017, MTN Bushfire was also hailed in 2016 by CNN as one of the “7 African music festivals you really have to see,” and listed by BBC as a “Top African festival.”

Tomeletso Sereetsi of Sereetsi & The Natives is expected to rock eSwatini.

More than a festival, MTN Bushfire is a living, breathing ecosystem deeply rooted in African soil, yet inclusive and welcoming to guests from all over the world. MTN Bushfire 2019 will continue to reflect the festival’s distinctly African ethos, with a strong focus on regional music, culture, and arts.

Additionally, MTN Bushfire has also announced other African super-stars who will take to the various stages, including the Main Stage, House on Fire Amphitheatre, and The Barn.

These artists include, GranMah, the Dub / Reggae Fusion band from Mozambique, Dobet Gnahoré from Côte d’Ivoire, Maia and the Big Sky from Kenya, and Eme and Moonchild from Nigeria and South Africa respectively.

To make it easier than ever to get to MTN Bushfire from Botswana, the festival has partnered with Holiday World Travel & Tours to offer an exclusive ALL INCLUSIVE travel package. The package offerings include:


·      Return Transport (Gaborone– MTN Bushfire (Swaziland)

·      3 Nights’ Accommodation

·      Bring Your Own Camping (BYO)

·      Full Festival 3 day pass

BWP 2850.00 per person for Standard Tickets-Main Arena

BWP 3600.00 per person for Golden Lounge Ticket


·      Return Transport (Gaborone– MTN Bushfire (Swaziland)

·      3 Nights’ Accommodation

·      Full Festival 3 day pass

·      1 ready erected Tent sleeps 2

·      2 Comfortable Foam Mattresses & pillows

·      Bring Own blanket/Sleeping Bag

BWP 3 700.00 per person Sharing with Standard Ticket-Main Arena

BWP 4880.00 Single Non-Sharing with Standard Ticket- Main Arena

BWP 4250.00 per person sharing with Golden Lounge Ticket

BWP 5 550.00 Single Non Sharing with Golden Lounge ticket

Travel Dates: 23-27 May 2019

2 Travelling Days

With ticket sales for the 2019 edition up over 70% from this time last year, guests are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment.

Additional ticket and accommodation information can be found on the MTN Bushfire website, www.bush-fire.com. Make sure to follow MTN Bushfire on Facebook:     


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