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Sunday, May 10, 2015


Excitement is quickly growing as The Kingdom of Swaziland gears up for its largest music and arts festival of the year, MTN Bushfire 2015. This internationally acclaimed three-day festival will be taking place between May 29 and 31 at the House on Fire, in the heart of Swaziland's Ezulwini Valley. Set against the Kingdom’s splendid landscape, MTN Bushfire attracts a diverse array of 20,000 enthusiastic visitors.

Announced this year by CNN as one of the “7 African music festivals you really have to see”, MTN Bushfire celebrates creative expression whilst promoting social responsibility, stimulating the economy and drawing talent and tourists from across Africa and around the world.

Festival goers can enjoy three days of music, art, personal expression and social activism in a unique festival environment. The MTN BUSHFIRE Super Stage showcases the biggest international and continental artists to an energetic crowd of thousands. The Super Stage opens out onto sprawling lawns and pristine farmland with the breath-taking Mzimba Mountains rising in the background. The House on Fire is an awe-inspiring performance area with a unique flavour. At its core, is the sunken ‘Afro-Shakespearean Globe Theatre’ that houses a range of performances and events in music, poetry, dance and others. The Ekhaya Stage celebrates the character of Swazi heritage through a colourful showcase of cultural performances, arts and cuisine. This proudly Swazi strand seeks to promote local tourism to the thousands of international visitors who visit this unique festival arena each year.

MTN BUSHFIRE is also an ideal festival for families travelling to Swaziland. MTN BUSHFIRE’s Family Programme features interactive activities that include art, theatre, storytelling, poetry and music.

For MTN BUSHFIRE ticketing information and general enquires, go to

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