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Join the Mapopoma 5th Edition Festival and Experience the Ultimate Celebration!

Join us for an extraordinary celebration of music and culture at our upcoming 5th Edition Festival! Immerse yourself in a vibrant and diverse atmosphere where the rhythms of Africa come alive, creating an unforgettable experience for music enthusiasts and cultural enthusiasts alike.

Our music and culture festivals are a melting pot of African sounds, showcasing a rich tapestry of genres, from traditional folk music to contemporary fusion. With stages dedicated to different musical styles, there’s something to captivate every taste and ignite your passion for music. Get ready to dance, sing along, and groove to the infectious beats that will transport you to different corners of Africa.

But our festival is more than just music. It’s a celebration of culture, a journey through the colours, flavours, and traditions that make each community unique. Explore our vibrant marketplace, where artisans and vendors from around Africa will showcase their crafts, fashion, and culinary delights. Indulge your taste buds with an array of African cuisines, savouring exotic spices and authentic dishes that will tantalize your senses.

Save the date and mark your calendars for the most exciting music and culture festival of the year. Get ready to dance, discover, and create memories that will last a lifetime. We can’t wait to see you there!

Campville

ABOUT CAMPVILLE
Campville is a vibrant village nestled in the breathtaking surroundings of Victoria Falls, where hundreds of villagers come together for a memorable 4-day stay. It offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, allowing people from around the world to eat, sleep, live, and enjoy the beauty of the African sky at one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

THE BIG MEET
Embark on a magical journey on the 28th at THE BIG MEET, the official opening party of Mapopoma. This exclusive event is reserved for invited guests and Campville residents, ensuring a perfect start to your festival experience.

ACCOMMODATION
Campville provides comfortable accommodation mainly in pre-pitched two-person tents. You don’t have to worry about bringing camping gear as all tents are ready for your arrival. However, if you prefer to bring your own camping gear, designated spaces will be available.

FRIENDSHIP GARDEN
Campville understands the importance of staying together with your friends. The Friendship package guarantees a dedicated spot for groups of more than 10 friends, ensuring you can create lasting memories in a reserved area of the camping ground.

A TASTE OF CAMPVILLE
Indulge your taste buds at Campville diverse food stalls and BBQ areas, creating the perfect summer vibe. Enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee from the coffee shop or treat yourself to delicious pastries from the bakery. Additionally, a dedicated CHILLOUT ZONE awaits you, complete with charging sockets for your phones, tables, and chairs for board and card games.

MARKETPLACE
Discover the vibrant Curio market, offering unique gifts to take back home. For your convenience, a shop will be available on-site, stocked with essential items such as toiletries, painkillers, dry snacks, and cigarettes. Unwind and pamper yourself at the salon and beauty spa, boosting your confidence and enhancing your festival experience.

FRIENDZONE
Above all, Campville is a place where friendships are formed and existing bonds are strengthened. Consider it your home for 4 days, where you can forge new connections and perhaps even find love amidst the joyful atmosphere.

Campville welcomes you to embrace the spirit of togetherness, create unforgettable memories, and enjoy an incredible experience at Victoria Falls.

Respect

At the heart of our ethos lies a profound belief that everyone is welcome, accepted, celebrated, encouraged, respected, and loved here.

We embrace diversity and inclusivity, valuing the uniqueness and individuality of each person who enters our festival. Regardless of your background, ethnicity, gender, age, or beliefs, we strive to create an environment where you can truly be yourself, free from judgment or prejudice.

We celebrate the beauty of our differences and foster a sense of belonging for all who walk through our doors. Every guest is valued, every voice is heard, and every story is honoured.

We are committed to treating each individual with kindness, compassion, and genuine care. When you choose to be a part of our community, you become a cherished member of our extended family.

Together, we create a space where acceptance flourishes, diversity is celebrated, and love is at the core of everything we do.

Entertainment

We begin the Festival with a captivating Home Brewed theme, where we joyfully embrace everything Zimbabwean. From talented artists and delectable cuisine to captivating fashion, our event unfolds beneath the African sky, accompanied by the echoing roar of the Mighty Zambezi. Prepare to be enchanted as renowned Zim Music giants take the stage, creating a truly magical experience.

Discover the essence of our partnership with The CookOutZw and unveil the significance behind it. TheCookOutZw is an enjoyable picnic-style event, designed for families, that embraces the vibrant Zimbabwean Summer through the harmonious blend of music, fashion, and camaraderie. Brace yourself, Victoria Falls, as we prepare to ignite the skies with sensational fireworks this December.

On the grand night of December 31st, we gather to commemorate the passing year and unite in anticipation of the journey that lies ahead in the coming Year. It is the momentous occasion of the ‘MAPOPOMA FESTIVAL UBUNTU CONCERT‘, where we proudly display flags from our respective countries and join hands to revel as a united community. Together, we celebrate in harmonious festivities, embodying the spirit of Ubuntu.

Line up

Stay Tuned for an Expanding Lineup of Amazing Acts and Performers!

Excitement is building for our upcoming event, and we can’t wait to share with you the incredible acts and performers that will grace our stage. We’re constantly working behind the scenes to secure top talent and create an unforgettable experience for our attendees.

From chart-topping headliners to up-and-coming sensations, we’re dedicated to curating a lineup that caters to all musical tastes and leaves no stone unturned in delivering the ultimate entertainment package. Our goal is to create an electrifying atmosphere where every moment is filled with incredible performances that will keep you dancing and singing along.

Be sure to check our website and follow our social media channels for the latest updates on our expanding lineup. We’ll keep you in the loop with all the exciting announcements, ensuring that you don’t miss a beat of the incredible talent we have in store for you.

Prepare to be amazed as we bring together a collection of artists who will ignite the stage and leave you wanting more. Stay tuned, because the anticipation is building, and we can’t wait to unveil the complete lineup of acts and performers that will make this event truly unforgettable.

Feli Nandi real name Felistus Chipendo is a Zimbabwean musician and fashion designer. She started as a backing vocalist for Mbeu’s Mhodzi Tribe for two years. Feli Nandi met Mbeu at a wedding in Norton in 2017.

Her sister encouraged her to see Mbeu performing before she left. After Mbeu’s performance, Nandi went up to him and told him she wanted to sing with him. The rest is history.

Holy Ten (real name Mukudzei Chitsama) is a popular Zimbabwe rapper, songwriter, and producer. He has done collaborations with other popular artists including Takura and ProBeatz. What he has said about his music,

❝ There may be a difference in tempo, rhythm, harmony or tune for every beat and every drum, but the only message I desire to bring out through all my music is the message of LOVE.❞

A young energetic high end band that blends local/international music & technology to deliver a high standard in live performances & studio production. The Real Guardians of Groove.

 

Muffia King, also known as Akmet Adalah, is a highly accomplished artist specialising in ZimDancehall, Reggae, and AfroPop genres. He currently resides in the scenic locale of Victoria Falls. With a career spanning over a decade in the music industry, Muffia King has emerged as a prominent and widely recognised figure in Zimbabwe.

His artistry has transcended borders, captivating audiences not only within Zimbabwe but also across the regional stage, notably in South Africa, Botswana, and Zambia. As we anticipate the forthcoming 5th edition of the Mapopoma Festival, Muffia King is gearing up for his fourth appearance at the event.

He vows to delight his devoted fans and followers with a mesmerising showcase, promising to unveil new songs and introduce innovative dynamics to his performance. Expect nothing short of a spectacular display that will set the stage ablaze.

With a career that has flourished over a span of 12 years, NTEX embarked on his journey as a college DJ and seamlessly transitioned into becoming a versatile events host and MC. His remarkable talent lies in his ability to fluently engage and entertain diverse audiences, effortlessly conversing in a multitude of languages, including Ndebele, TshiVenda, Nambya, Shona, Tonga, Kalanga, Sotho, Setswana, and Nyanja/Chewa.

NTEX possesses exceptional interpersonal skills, making him the ideal MC for our upcoming Home Brewed theme night. His expertise promises to elevate the event and ensure an unforgettable experience for all attendees.

In 2018, DJ Cleazer took the spotlight as the headlining act at the prestigious Mapopoma Festival held at Zambezi House. This year, as we commemorate our 5th anniversary, we are thrilled to share the exciting news that DJ Cleazer, often hailed as the “Prince of Amapiano” behind the decks, will grace the Mapopoma stage once again.

Prepare to be enchanted by the musical prowess of DJ Cleazer, as he promises to bring his signature Amapiano magic to our celebratory event. It’s an announcement that fills us with anticipation and sets the stage for an unforgettable evening of music and festivities.

HEALTH AND FITNESS
Two top Celebrity trainers, ZorroTrained and GoFit (Fayie) will be gracing the mornings with a variety of exercises and maneuvers to keep that body in shape from Zumba, Aerobics, Afrobeats and Afrostep, Katabox, Taebo, Walkathon, etc so pack your trainers, sweats and mats for morning workout.

SKYROOT: DJ & Live Percussion Duo | African Percussion Meets Modern Music.

Experience the dynamic fusion of African percussion and contemporary genres like House, Afro House, Afro Tech, and Amapiano with SKYROOT. This Zimbabwean duo, formed in 2021, has been making waves on the entertainment scene.

Meet the artists:

  • DJ Tannie Swiss (Tanaka): A versatile DJ and Graphic Designer who emerged in 2010, known for blending multiple tracks and genres with live instruments.
  • WOWRAE. (Kudzai): A skilled instrumentalist with 13 years of experience playing marimba, djembe drum, ngoma, ngororombe, hosho, and more.

Together, DJ Tannie Swiss and WOWRAE create an electric, lively, and immersive experience. Since officially forming in 2021, SKYROOT has gained recognition for their unique sound. Join us for an unforgettable musical journey that blends traditional rhythms with contemporary beats.

DJ ASHLEY:
Meet DJ Ashley, a burgeoning talent in the world of DJing hailing from Victoria Falls. With a gift for music that’s poised to shine brightly, Ashley is rapidly ascending the ranks as a rising star. He’s swiftly gaining recognition within the local music scene, known for delivering electrifying Amapiano tracks that resonate with audiences far and wide. This December, don’t miss the opportunity to experience Ashley’s magnetic performance on the Mapopoma Stage, where his music prowess will undoubtedly captivate and elevate your musical experience.

Calling all party goers and music enthusiasts! Get ready to groove and celebrate as we proudly present the highly anticipated 5th Edition of the Mapopoma Festival. You’ve seen the incredible moments captured from our previous festivals, and now it’s your turn to be a part of this epic extravaganza.

Immerse yourself in a world of pulsating beats, electrifying performances, and an atmosphere charged with pure energy. This year’s festival promises to be bigger, bolder, and more unforgettable than ever before. Don’t miss your chance to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Dance under the starlit sky, surrounded by a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for music and celebration. Our carefully curated lineup of renowned artists will take you on a musical journey like no other, ensuring that every beat resonates with your soul.

Indulge in a sensory feast of delectable food, refreshing drinks, and captivating art installations that will ignite your imagination. Our festival grounds are meticulously designed to provide the perfect backdrop for your wildest moments and to stimulate your senses in ways you’ve never experienced before.

Join us as we write the next chapter of the Mapopoma Festival legacy. Grab your friends, secure your tickets, and get ready to be part of an extraordinary celebration that will leave you breathless. This is your chance to be the one in those captivating photos, dancing, laughing, and embracing the pure joy of life.

Mark your calendars, spread the word, and prepare for the 5th Edition of the Mapopoma Festival. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary event that will set your spirit free and create memories to cherish forever. Get ready to celebrate like never before!

Prepare yourself to purchase your Advance 3-day GENERAL ACCESS tickets, granting you entry to the lively Main Arena at Baobab Primary School. Additionally, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to invigorating Health and Fitness sessions each morning, led by two renowned Celebrity Fitness coaches – ZorroTrained & Fayie (GoFit). Within the General section, a delightful array of Food Stalls, Beverage Bars, Shisha Bars, Photo Booths, 360⁰ Booths, Mobile Phone Charging Booths, and clean mobile toilets await, accompanied by mobile tower lights provided by Sahwira Events – SEAL. With an excellent stage view from any angle, don’t miss out on the limited availability of Advance tickets. Good luck!

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