Organizers of Opuwo Annual Trade Fair say preparations are underway for event set for 26 to 31 May

OPUWO: The organisers of the Opuwo Annual Trade Fair say preparations are well underway for the event set for 26 to 31 May this year.

It will be the third time the event, aimed at marketing the Kunene regional capital, is taking place.

The Local Economic Development and Tourism Officer of the Opuwo Town Council, Victoria Haihambo who is also the head of the organising committee of the trade fair, said all 116 stalls, which were available, have been booked.

She told Nampa here today the entertainment side of the fair is also assured, with eight of Namibia’s top artists booked for the event.

A Miss Opuwo Trade Fair beauty pageant will also take place during the event.

Haihambo said the trade fair is improving every year, adding that this year, besides information sessions, exhibitions and marketing of products, there will be auctions of livestock on the trade fair grounds.

Boxing lovers will also be in for a treat with four boxing clubs from Windhoek expected to bring their finest boxers to exchange blows during the event.