Kovsies Multilingual Mokete



English    Afrikaans    isiZulu    Sesotho



The Kovsies Multilingual Mokete (festival) is an initiative of the University of the Free State (UFS) to promote multilingualism.  

The Mokete includes and celebrates different cultural expressions – in visual art, poetry, storytelling, drama, music, and song – by different language groups and in the different languages that are dominant at the UFS (i.e. English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, isiZulu, and Sign Language).








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You can create your own festival experience by clicking on the items, below, that you would like to watch. Enjoy the amazing talent that we have to offer.





Opening Address
Dr Martin Mandew: Campus Principal: UFS Qwaqwa Campus

Song
‘Ngize Ngifike’ by Azana

Student Story
‘Tshabo ya Motseko Modiehi’ by Modiehi Motseko

Student Story
‘Here lies a man who never lived’ by Lethukuthula Nsibande



Student Poem
‘Diverse but United’ by Bethel Oamen

Student Poem
‘Botjhaba ba Unibesithi ya Freisitata’ by Kgobani Mohapi and performed by Diana Matsoso


Student Interpreting Song in SASL
‘First time’ by Kopano Choche

Student Story
‘Intombatani yase bhasini’ by Siphila Dlamini



Student Song
‘Amazulu’‘Intombatani yase bhasini’ by Masentle Mokiti

Student Poem
‘Poetic Vows’ by Precious Kubheka

Song
‘UThando Lwangempela’ by Azana

Student Story
‘Die val van isolasie’ by Janika Labuschagne



In honour of Dr Maphalla
by Mohau Nkutha

Student Story
‘Teng Go A Ga Gakala’ by Swalo Tladi

Student Poem
‘Afrika Borwa’ by Modiehi Motseko

Student Poem
‘Wena o mang?’ by Mathapelo Dolly Modibedi



Student Poem
‘One Family’ by Siyanda Shabalala and performed by third-year drama students

Student Story
“Umthombo wothando” by Lifa Malakwane

In honour of Prof JC Steyn
by Annelien Diedericks

Qwaqwa Traditional Groups: praise singing and dancing
Ditshepe Youth Production



Song
"Your Love" by Azana


Kovsies Multilingual Mokete
Qwaqwa Campus
Azana
Qwaqwa Campus arena
Qwaqwa Campus
MCC Monyanyako
In honour of Prof JC Steyn
Mahaqase (Mohobelo)
Kgodumodumo Tsa Hanchabeng
Mofokeng Escalator
Ipopeng Bomme (Mokgibo)
Qwaqwa Campus admin building
Qwaqwa Campus buildings
Kovsie Family
Ditshepe Youth Production
Qwaqwa Campus chess

Quick Links

About the Mokete
"Multilingual Mokete has ‘uniquely Qwaqwa flavour’ this year"

YouTube Playlist (will be activated at 12:00 on 17 September 2021)