Friday: Kalahari Bushmen Benefit

Come and visit the uniteddiversity stall at the Kalahari Bushmen Benefit @ LSE this Friday night…

Kalahari Bushmen Benefit

Synergy Communities and Tribal Vibrationz Present: Kalahari

Raising money and awareness for the Kalahari Bushmen who are currently locked in a battle with the Botswanan government, fighting for the right to return to their ancestral lands.


:: Tribal Vibrationz room ::

Banco de Gaia – Live DJ set and video show

Gaudi Live Dub Laboratory – 7 piece dub band

Monkey Pilot (Whirl-y-Gig – Global Trance Dance)

Disco Patrick (Planet Angel – Funked up Breakbeat and Psy-trance)

Psychedelic jungle décor and UV backdrops, Tribal projections and visuals, plus student prices on the bar!

:: Indigenous People room ::

Kakatsitsi, Master Drummers from Ghana in fusion with
Greg Hunter (Matrix Reloaded soundtrack)
African rhythms meet western beats

Youth (Dragonfly records – ambient chill)

Noodreem (Sangita Sounds – meditative trance)

DJ G (EdensoundS – chillout ethnic beats)

African batiques, indigenous artwork, information stalls and raffle, plus hot food and chai stall

Outside: Fire performance with fire eaters and fire poi to drums 11-12.00pm

Drum ‘n’ didj’ circle (Djembes donated by Kakatsitsi)
(Bring your didgeridoo to join the Aboriginal resonance)

@ The London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street, Aldwych, London WC2A 2AE

Temple/Holborn tubes

on Friday, 23 September 2005 from 9pm to 3am

£10 (in advance; and for concessions on door)
£12 (door)

Advance tickets from Access All Areas 0207 267 8320

Or call 07989519368 for info and tickets

Profits of this event will be split between Omaheke San Trust, Survival-International and the Synergy community centre.

Mogetse’s testimony on relocation from the Kalahari:

“I was born in this place and I have been here for a very long time. Now this relocation thing has come, but I don’t have the full truth about it. They come and say that I have to move, that this place is for animals. But why must I move and leave the animals? I was born with them and I must stay with them. I have that right.”

Mogetse Kaboikanyo was a Kgalagadi man who lived alongside the Gana and Gwi Bushmen in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. In February 2002, he was forcibly relocated to a camp outside the reserve. He died just four months later. He was probably in his fifties; his friends said his heart stopped beating. After years of struggling to remain on his land, Mogetse was buried in the desolate relocation camp, far from his ancestors’ graves

Survival and Bushmen info

BBC’s John Simpson on the Bushmen

LSE location Map:

See you there,


Josef Davies-Coates
Together We Have Everything