Limpopo Celebrates the 14th Yellow Arum Lilly Festival 2014

Nov 25, 2014
LIMPOPO; ROOSSENEKAL: The Yellow Arum Lilly festival is an annual celebration of Yellow Arum Lilly flower which only grows in the Sekhukhune Region. Apart from the flower, people will get an opportunity to view the lilies in the natural habitat and appreciate the scenic beauty of the Region. The festival is staged by Limpopo Tourism Agency in partnership with the Roossenekal Tourism Association and will take place on the 29th November 2014 at Roossenekal from 9H00 until 16H00.

The main objective of the festival is to enhance and promote tourism in the area while creating awareness about these unique flowers.  Other activities that the public can look forward to include:

  • Exhibitions
  • Strong man competition
  • Donkey cart ride
  • Miss Arum Lilly competition
  • Home baked goodies and refreshment competition
  • Live entertainment by musicians
  • Tour to Draaikraal and De Hoop Dam.

The Acting CEO of LTA, Mr. Bibi Kotsedi, is encouraging the people in Limpopo Province, particularly from Sekhukhune to attend this festival as a way of celebrating their heritage. “The Arum Lilly Festival is an ideal family event and the public is urged to come out in their numbers to attend the to get to know more about this unique product”, he said.

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