Locrate Market Presents the Makhelwane Festival: Soweto Through the Eyes of the Locals.

By Lindelwa Masuku

The upcoming Makhelwane Festival, presented by Locrate Market, offers a unique opportunity for attendees to experience the vibrant culture of Soweto through the eyes of the locals. 

The festival, taking place on January 27th and 28th, 2023, will feature a wide array of activities, including a food carnival, music festival, arts and crafts, movie screenings, street dining, social ride, bubbly garden, business talks, and kiddies entertainment.

The festival will kick off on Friday, January 27th at Thesis Lifestyle, where attendees can participate in business talks and a media launch, as well as explore a night market. 

The business talks will focus on the side hustles of local entrepreneurs and the importance of having a side hustle. 

The first speaker for the business talks will be Tlhompho "Jefe" Mokoena, the founder of The Wing Republic and The Wing Republic Plus, a pioneer in the catering and events space. 

Free tickets to the festival and five free stall giveaways will also be available, along with welcome drinks by Jägermeister SA.

Saturday and Sunday will be spent at the Makhelwane Festival, taking place on Poka Street in Orlando West, Soweto. Attendees can expect live performances by K.O for the perfect Sunday. 

Visitors can purchase tickets on the website www.makhelwanefest.co.za

This is a rare chance for individuals to experience the unique culture and lifestyle of Soweto and learn about the local business scene. 

Don't miss out on the opportunity to be a part of the Makhelwane Festival and see Soweto through the eyes of the locals. 

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