Oshana cultural festival produces thrilling performances

18 Aug 2015 10:00am
OSHAKATI, 18 AUG (NAMPA) – Mushimba Nokondonga and Haiteta Nandadi were the overall best cultural groups at the 2015 Oshana Annual Regional Culture Festival held at the Oshakati Independence Stadium over the weekend.
Mushimba Nokondonga is a cultural group from Ondangwa Urban Constituency, while the Haiteta Nandadi Culture Group is from the Okatana Constituency.
Chief judge Imba Letta Matatias told Nampa on Monday of the 46 participating groups and clubs, Mushimba Nokondonga scored the highest marks of 97 per cent, while Haiteta Nandadi had the best stage decoration.
These two cultural groups also won the first prize in the festival’s adult category and school/senior secondary category, respectively.
The lower primary category’s first prize went to Okatana Constituency’s Shikoyeni Culture Club from the Shikoyeni Primary School; while Uukwiyuushona Constituency’s Zebra Culture Club from Omukandu Combined School is the winner in the upper primary category.
The junior secondary category’s first prize was awarded to the Ongwediva Constituency’s Gabriel Taapopi Culture Troupe from Gabriel Taapopi Senior Secondary School while the Ondjodjo Culture Group, also from Okatana Constituency, won the veterans’ category’s first prize.
Each of the winners received N.dollars 1 500 besides the N.dollars 300 given to all cultural groups and clubs that participated in the festival.