Amarula/uMthayi Festival, 22 February 2020

The Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environment Affairs with the Community of KwaMhlabuyalingana-KwaTembe under the leadership Inkosi Mabhudu Tembe on the 22nd February 2020 held the annual uMthayi – Amarula Festival – eMfihlweni , the the celabration of Amurala plant and the first taste of the home brewed Amarula Bear produced with Amarula Plant by Inkosi u Tembe. MEC for Arts, Culture and Sports and Recreation, Ms Mavimbela who represented MEC Dube-Ncube announced that the province of KwaZulu Natal will continue to support Umthayi Marula Festival. Through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs and the festival will be marketed international. The event was graced by the presence of Delegations from neighbouring countries.

Amabutho accompanying the King.


Acting HOD for Edtea Mr Sihle Mkhize and HOM of EDTEA Ms Mbodla during the event.


Mr Sihle Mkhize acting HOD for EDTEA during umthayi- Amarula Festival Cocktail Dinner.

The Dignitaries who attended the event.