Khawa — Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC) and Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) hosted the Khawa Dune Challenge & Cultural Festival in Khawa, a village approximately 167 km southwest of Tsabong in the Kgalagadi District.
The event featured quad and motor bike challenges, fun Camel rides, Cultural performances and exhibitions and sale of arts and crafts from the Kgalagadi area.
Other activities included sporting activities such as soccer, dodge-ball, netball and sand dune racing and sand dunes monster trucks.
As a cultural tourism event, the Khawa cultural festival is part of an effort to diversify the tourism product offered during the Dune challenge in terms of providing entertainment and running exhibitions alongside the other activities.
The cultural festival objectives among others is to provide full community participation through their music and dance, enhance cultural exchange and provide commercial space for the Khawa community to sell their cultural goods, products and services.
Source : BOPA