The Botswana Culture and Society
involves a rich tradition of art and music.he city life of Botswana portrays its openness to embrace the foreign culture.
The decoration of the restaurants and bars in Botswana can compete with any European restaurants and bars. The shopping arcades in the city center of Gaborone are flooded with local as well as international products. The festivals in Botswana also portray the richness of Botswana culture and society.
The traditional forms of music are respected and practiced till date. Tourists come from distant corners of the world to hear the traditional folk artists performing in the annual festival of Botswana music in the National Music Eisteddfod in Selebi-Phikwe.
The society of Botswana has always been congenial with foreigners. The warm and hospitable services in the hotels and restaurants of Botswana substantiate this fact of the Botswana society. There is uniqueness in the food preparation of the Botswana's people. Few of the traditional foods of Botswana include:
- Morama - It is a huge tuber found available underground.
- Mopane worm - This worm is widely available in Botswana.
The unique way of cooking these worms or fungus has enhanced the taste of the dishes to a great deal. These exceptional cuisines have attracted numerous international tourists too.
The richness of art in Botswana can be seen in the works of the Botswana's artists, sculptors and rural women. The mixing of the modern technologies and the traditional art forms of Botswana has enriched the culture and society of Botswana.