Ba-Phalaborwa Mayor hosts Marula festival welcoming gala dinner


By Mpho Modiba

Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality  Mayor  Merriam Malatji hosted the 2023 Marula Welcoming Gala Dinner at Borwa Lifestyle Centre in Phalaborwa on Friday night.

Dignitaries present at the occasion were Limpopo Economic Development Environment and Tourism MEC Rodgers Monama, Mopani District Executive Mayor Pule Shayi and various stakeholders.

Mayor Malatji said that Ba-Phalanborwa Municipality is pleased that at least 12 groups( 133 people) which consist of traditional dancers, instrumental artists, bickers, fashion designers and people who prepared indigenous food benefited from the cultural parade that took place earlier on Friday afternoon at Wyde Park next to Post Office in Phalaborwa.

“We are confident that other local SMMES  and Cooperatives will continue to benefit from this heritage Marula festival activities,” Mayor said.

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