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MTN Bushfire 2022 Tickets Sold Out!

It’s official – tickets to the MTN Bushfire festival have sold out on all platforms!

Winner of the Most Responsible Event Award at the African Responsible Tourism Awards in 2017, and hailed by CNN as one of the “7 African music festivals you really have to see,” MTN Bushfire is looking forward to Reigniting The Fire in the beautiful, peaceful valley of Malkerns, in the Kingdom of Eswatini, for an energizing 3-day weekend from 27 – 29 May!

In true MTN Bushfire style, the eclectic and exciting line-up this year features a host of pan-African and international artists from across different genres; acts like Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Don Laka, Ihhashi Elimhlophe, Tresor, The Ndlovu Youth Choir, Sands, DBN Gogo, Khole, and Mpho Sebina, who do more than simply entertain but use their art as a powerful form of creative expression.

Festivalgoers can anticipate exploring the many strands of the wholesome and family-friendly tapestry of MTN Bushfire at the Global Food Village, Barn Marketplace, Bring Your Fire Zone, KidZone and more!

Please note tickets will NOT be sold at the gate.

Festivalgoers are reminded to bring valid proof of vaccination against Covid-19 to gain entry to the festival grounds; a valid ticket alone will not be enough. For more information, please visit the MTN Bushfire website:

For updates, subscribe to the MTN Bushfire channel on the Ayoba app (downloadable from and follow @mtnbushfire on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Important Vaccination Requirements

Entry requirements:

All festivalgoers over the age of 18 are required to provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19 to gain entry to the festival.

Festivalgoers aged 12-17 must provide proof of vaccination if available in their country of origin; otherwise a negative PCR test will be required to enter.

Children under 12 do not need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test.

No entry will be granted to people who do not abide by this regulation, regardless of whether they have a valid ticket or not.