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/Ae// Gams meat festival on this weekend

by Rodney Pienaar

The second /Ae//Gams meat festival is scheduled to take place this weekend at the Khomasdal sports stadium in Katutura.  

This edition of the meat festival has extended an arm to corporate Namibia with NedBank, NBC and Air Namibia now committed to the vibrancy of this state of the art centric social responsibility programme for which the process will be committed towards community development, one of the organisers Genevieve Fisch said.  

Said Fisch, "The /Ae//Gams meat festival will be grown into a strong brand promoting community development initiatives. Apart from music the festival presents various other activities such as the exhibition of motor show offering special deals from Nedbank , A Grade meat products ranging from barbeque ' spit braai , potjies , biltongs , boerewors and a state of art coffee shop selling homemade cakes of various flavours cupcakes and other home made products.” 

The organisers have secured popular South African acts and four top Namibian artists on the line -up to provide entertainment. 

This festival will give local acts the platform to share the stage with highly experienced musicians to help them perfect the craft, the organisers said.

Dr. Victor and Rasta Rebels, Alistair Izoble and his band Sweet Chillli as well as Sahsa-lee Davids will share the stage with seasoned artist Big Ben , One Blood , Ona and KP Illest featuring Genesis Dance Crew. 

The gates will be opened at 10h00 and will charge N$100 for adults' entrance fee while children are expected to pay N$50 although minors under the age of 12 can enter for free.