July | August 2023
Africa Must Think is a conference dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship, mindset change, and innovation in Africa. The conference brings together thought leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business executives to share insights, ideas, and experiences that can inspire and empower individuals and communities to create sustainable solutions to the continent’s pressing challenges. Secure your tickets from any Shoprite outlet or call +260975765736 today.
Date: 2nd & 4th July
Location: Lusaka (2nd July), Ndola (4th July)
Tickets: Standard-K100, Gold-K300 (Book) and Platinum-K2000 (Book + VIP)
Tangila Trail Series
Join the Tangila trail Series for stunning trails, intense competition, and unrivaled camaraderie. Run wild, ride strong, and swim free for conservation. Contact [email protected] or visit tangilatrailseries.com for more information, including ticket prices. (Image: Bich’ri Photo/Tangila Trail Series).
Date: 15th July
Location: Musebe Ranch, Mkushi
The Umutomboko Ceremony Celebrates the migration of the Lunda people to Zambia from Kola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the victories they recorded over other tribes as they traveled. The day’s events culminate with the performance of a victory dance, the Mutomboko, by His Royal Highness Mwata Kazembe XIX of the Lunda people. This year’s Ceremony marks 25 years on the throne of His Royal Highness Mwata Kazembe XIX. (Image: Beauriful Zambia)
Date: 29th July
Location: Mwansabombwe District, Luapula Province
The 95th Agricultural and Commercial Show
Featuring exhibitors from Zambia and beyond, this is one of the biggest and most important shows on the Zambian event calendars. The multifaceted event provides a platform to showcase emerging technologies, product innovation and value addition. It is a family-friendly event beloved among Zambians.
Date: 2nd – 7th August
Location: Lusaka Showgrounds
Tickets: Free entry
Hilton Arts Festival
This is one of South Africa’s biggest theatre festivals and has been taking place for over 30 years, attracting around 25,000 people annually. The event has left an indelible mark on the South African theatre, music and arts landscape.
Date: 11th – 13th August
Location: Hilton College, KwaZulu-Natal
Street Culture Festival
This event celebrates Zambian street culture and features urban dance (jerking, dougie, hip hop, etc.), skateboarding, rap battles and many more forms of creative expression. Be sure to attend this event which aims to foster positivity and growth across generations, especially among youths. The festival runs from 10 am to 5 pm.
Date: 19th August
Location: NASDEC, Lusaka
Tops at Spar Wine Show
This is South Africa’s largest touring ‘try and buy’ wine event.Tops at Spar Wine Show Cape Town, with almost 11,000 bottles of wine sold, the forecast promises an exciting range of mainstream and boutique wine producers will exhibit at the show.
Date: 25th – 26th August
Location: Sun Exhibits, GrandWest, Cape Town
Festival of Motoring
Festival of Motoring Johannesburg 2023 is not your average motoring event. The world-class motoring event allows petrolheads to view and experience the latest vehicle models and has a strong family appeal.
Date: 25th – 27th August
Location: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Johannesburg