RIEMVASMAKER

RIEMVASMAKER

Written by: CHIEF ANKAMA | Posted on:

RIEMVASMAKER CULTURAL FESTIVAL

VRIEMVASMAKERS TRADITIONAL COMMUNITY 20TH ANNUAL CULTURAL FESTIVAL 11 – 13 OCTOBER 2019 FRIDAY, 11 OCTOBER 2019 10H00-17H00 ARRIVAL OF FESTIVAL GOERS 13:00 LUNCH 17H00 Preparation of Fire for Festival Goers 18h00 DINNER 19h00-21h00 Story-Telling and Jokes around the Fire 21h00-00h00 Music and dancing with Live Band REAL K CONNECTION 00h00 Lights Out, Music-Off and Sleeping Time SATURDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2019 06h30: Music will play whilst the community comes to the festival venue 07h00-08h00: Breakfast 08h00:Arrival of all invited guests 08h20: Procession to the Graveside led by an Elder and Young Understudy Short History of the late “Oupa” Samuel Dawids Heritage Grave Community sing songs dedicated to all deceased Riemvasmakers in Namibia Laying of wreaths on all graves-Family members Festival-goers head back from graves to the festival site OFFICIAL PROGRAMME AT FESTIVAL SITE @10h00 National, AU and Riemvasmakers Anthems 10h05: Prayer: Councillor Lorens Adams 10h10: Welcoming by Chief Johannes Mangani Performance 10h20:Brief Historical Background of the Riemvasmakers in Namibia Hon BM Jagger 10h35: “Die Trek Drama” 10H45: Awareness on Cancer by Ministry of Health and Social Services Performance 11h00: Alcohol and Drug Abuse by NAMPOL Chief Inspector Ipinge 11h10: Performance: The Festival Poem by Emil Roman 11h15: Message of Support by Invited Traditional Authority and Guest 11h25: Performance 11h30: Awareness on Wildlife crimes IRDNC, John K Kasaona 11h40: Performance 11h45: Message of Support by RSA RVM TRUST 11h50: Drama: Traditional Rib at a marriage led by Elder Sofie Basson Performance 12h05: Statement and Introduction of Keynote Speaker by Hon M.S.T Sheya, Governor of Kunene Region 12h15: KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Hon Sacky Shangala(MP), Minister of Justice Performance 12H45: AWARDS CEREMONY: BEST TRADITIONAL OUTFIT FOR DIFFERENT CATEGORIES 12H55: Closing Remarks: Hon Elias Xoagub, Kunene Regional Councillor from Khorixas Constituency 13H00: Vote of Thanks: Snr Councillor Roberth Coetzee 13h05: Traditional Lunch…………….TRADITIONAL LUNCH………………………… 15H00: WOMEN AND MEN SPORTS/ FUN GAMES 18H00: DINNER 19H00: POTJIEKOS AND CELEBRATIONS 19h00: LIVE BAND REAL-K CONNECTION SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER 2019: CHURCH SERVICE, LUNCH AND DEPARTURE THANK YOU ALL FOR HAVING COME TO CELEBRATE THE RIEMVASMAKERS’ 20TH ANNUAL CULTURAL FESTIVAL WITH US.