The Standard Bank Luju Food & Lifestyle Festival is a family-friendly feast of culinary exploits, high-end fashion and Afro-centric music, celebrating the sophistication and elegance of African heritage.

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Mainstage

Set against a breath-taking backdrop of endless cane fields and rolling hills, the Standard Bank Luju Main Stage features an inspired array of sounds from high profile acts from Eswatini, the region and beyond.

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Amphitheatre

Within House On Fire’s iconic Amphitheatre, the culinary-focused programme creates space for interaction with featured presenters, celebrity chefs and culinary demonstrations. Don’t miss the Afro-Fusion cooking showcase by celeb foodie Somizi and the finale to the Pick n Pay Luju Cook-Off competition, as well as a selection of fabulous DJs.

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GALP Energy Garden

Welcome to the GALP Energy Garden, the newest addition to the Luju stages! Located in House On Fire’s Crop Circle next to the fashion hub of the festival, the GALP Energy Garden will house the Luju Runway Fashion Show, as well as featuring live acoustic performances.

Festival Zones

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Premium Lounge

Perfectly positioned on an elevated platform with prime unobstructed views of the main stage, the Premium Lounge offers a bespoke experience. Guests are treated to atmospheric, heated lounge areas, dedicated wait service and private facilities, as well as the Luju Long Table to feast at.

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Fashion Café

The Fashion Café will once again be showcasing the best of Eswatini Design, Beauty and Fashion, while shining a lens on how African heritage shapes and influences how we express our identity through the past, and into the present and future. It provokes us to consider what role fashion, design and popular culture play in shaping our collective future. The Fashion Café is brought to you by Dala Spaces.

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Wine Saloon

For the more sophisticated palate, the Wine Saloon presents an array of wines and demonstrations from seasoned masters, offering unique insights on the fine art of food pairing. Don’t miss the curated cheese and wine pairings here, brought to you by President and KWV.

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Luju Food Garden

The Culinary Theme for this year is Afro-Fusion, and here you can sample the tempting, tantalizing treats on offer from over 20 vendors, experiencing the diverse and authentic tastes of Africa, mixed with exotic flavours from around the world.

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The Beehive - KidZone

This area is reserved exclusively for children’s activities. Here, busy little bees can immerse themselves in plenty of exciting games, arts and crafts and all kinds of hands-on activities, as well as stretch their imaginations in the beloved Photo Booth with its dress-up closet.