Mpumalanga Cultural Experience

MBOMBELA - A starry lineup has been confirmed for the Mpumalanga Cultural Xperience set to rock Mbombela from December 1 – 3.

The Mpumalanga Cultural Xperience starts in earnest with a Comedy Night on December 1 at News Café at the City Centre, starting at 19:30. Headlining the laugh-fest is Celeste Ntuli, Kedibone Mulaudzi, Maanda Mungulwa and Tsietsi Matlakala. Other comedians on the bill include Moozy Khumalo, Bernet Manana and Tshireletso Phasha.

The people of Mpumalanga will also be treated to a Pre-Party – featuring Kent, DJ Shabba, DJ Sdunkero, DJ Stax, DJ Lady Nooh, DJ S’bonelo, DJ Bling Bling, DJ Khaya Frikk, EmoBoys, DJ Switch and DJ Giggs Superstar - on December 2 also at City Centre, starting at 20:00.

The Cultural Xperience will conclude with a music concert at Mbombela Stadium Precinct and the lineup includes Kwesta, Nathi, Oskido, JR, DJ Sbu, Ray Phiri, Afrotraction, Vusi Nova, Musa, Karabo, Robbie Malinga, Sipho Makhabane, Judith Sephuma, Bholoja (pictured with MEC Norah Mahlangu), General Muzka, Bongi Silinda, PJ Powers, Nothembi Mkhwebane, Spice, DJ Mixco, Jay Spitter, Make Shelangubo and many more. Gates open at 10:00. Tickets are already available at Computicket for all three events and sell for R50 (Comedy Night), R50 (Pre-Party) and R85 (Music Concert).

To get people ready for the festivities, the department of Culture, Sport and Recreation has organized a Street Parade on December 1 in the morning. The Street Parade will take place in Mbombela and will include cultural groups and culminate with performances at Promenade Centre and entrance is free. 

“We are excited about the Mpumalanga Cultural Xperience as it will inject life into the Mbombela night life. We are urging our people to come in numbers to start the festive season with laughter and dance,” says the spokesperson for the department, Sibongile Nkosi.