Over 30 artists taking part at Sekame Road Festival

Graffiti artist Bekz Selalome. Pic by Sosty Rammutla

By Ramotswedi Rammutla

Mahikeng: The Sekame Road Mural Festival which began on April 26 was still continuing the main aim of the event is to introduce art in public spaces around the Capital City of the North West.

One of the female artist putting finishing touches to her artwork. Picture by Sosty Rammutla

The buzz of the festival is reaching fever pitch as artist are gradually completing their art work. The festival now features thirty artists of which 7 are school going children
The project has gained some support from Dulux who will assist with paint so artists can finally complete the art. The festival is based at Lowe and Old Parliament building wall, opposite Montshioa Library. The festival is open to all, and the organisers have extended the call to any artists or individuals who are interested in being part of the project. The project is funded by the National Arts Council and aims to expose local artists to the international market by promoting their work through other international platforms.

Mother-daughter team finishing their message on the wall. Pic by Sosty Rammutla

“The closing event will be called “Colour in Mahikeng” and will have creatives from different mediums showcase their work; whether it will be chefs, clothing designers and obviously artists. The opening ceremony will run from 10:00 to 18:00 at the end of the month” Odirile Majatladi: Director of Seabe Communication Group.

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