Events in PhalaborwaLimpopo Marula Festival
This event has already taken place. All details published in good faith, as supplied by the organisers. Please check our current and upcoming events list for events to attend.
When? 22 February to 1 March 2014
The Limpopp Marula Festival is the place to be this year. Due to the diverse nature of the planned activities, Impala Park Stadium, Hans Merensky Golf Club and Hlolwa Lodge will be utilized.
Activities over the Festival include
Marula Golf Challenge:
Taking place at the renowned Hans Merensky Golf Estate in the true tradition of golf and wildlife, the Marula Golf Challenge promises to be a spectacular for the wildlife enthusiast and ardent golfer, whether professional or just playing for fun. As a networking tool, the event is well suited for the for the business minded due to the wide spread of golfers taking part in it. The plan is to have a mix of Professional Handicapped Players, Provincial development Players (HDI) and Youths development players.
Marula Festival Half Marathon
Club and the Limpopo Athletics and Road Runners Association (LARRA) have already commenced marketing of the event to various clubs as the official organizers. The proposed route which incorporates Kruger National Park has been finalized.
Marula Open Air Music Concert
The highlight of the festival is the open air music festival featuring local acts and acclaimed musicians across a wide spectrum of all genres of music and live performances. The open air concert has been hailed as the culmination of the 3 day event, bringing young and old together in dance and song. The plan is to have a combination of a traditional dance competition and musical concert on the day. Freshly Ground, Thomas Chauke, DJ Mahoota v/s Vetkoek, Jay and various Local Artists re billed to perform at the show.
Marula Festival Youth Rugby and Street Soccer
Since the idea of the Limpopo Marula Festival is to create an authentic brand that can be embraced by everyone within the communities of Limpopo, again this year the festival will incorporate youth rugby competition (commonly known as the Bulletjies) to be staged at Impala Park. This event will be staged side by side with Street Soccer to be used as a build up event for the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup. This event will be incorporated into the Fast & Furious Futbal.
Exhibition iof Cultural Products & Tourism Career Fair
This event will be used to increase market access and raise awareness on available marula products, Cultural and tourism products within the region involving enterprises and cooperatives from Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West, Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana and Zimbabwe. This will present an opportunity to various marula bi-products manufacturers, emerging tourism products as well as those cultural product owners to exhibit and sell their products during the three days of the festival. The fair will once again incorporates the tourism career fair aimed at raising awareness to youths about the various career opportunities in Tourism where different institutions will be invited to provide information.