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We are seeking to establish links between UK and Livingstone, Zambia, to mark the bicentenary of David Livingstone in 2013. We are hosting international arts, cultural and sporting events to celebrate this between March and October 2013. We aim to ensure there is a lasting legacy moving forward from this bicentennial year. This is something for everyone in the community. 

Our plans: 

We are inviting neighbouring countries to participate in theatre, street theatre, traditional dancing, bands and concertssoccer, seven-a-side rugby, David Livingstone Classic golf, cycling, 3-country trail marathon, motorcrosse, 4WD rally, Chinese kite festival, multi-day events on the Zambezi, fishing and cricket

  • Photographic/Art competition of The Victoria Falls and exhibition. 
  • Celebrating David Livingstone’s commitment to exploration, medicine, education and eradication of slavery – still an active campaign 200 years later. We wish to reflect what is happening in Africa today.  

    • Education 

    • Medical support/development 

    • Anti-slavery 

    • Science 

    • Mapping 

    • Geography 

  • Medical exchange between Livingstone and Scotland. 

  • Links to exhibition organised by National Museums of Scotland 

  • Education packs, including fundraising for the Anglican Street Children’s Project, Zambia 

  • Cultural exchange between schools/universities in UK/Zambia 

  • Academic conference on David Livingstone 

  • We are in talks with the Royal Geographical Society 

  • Sponsorship and partners programme. 

Other projects: 

Sustainable aid project 

Seeking to involve celebrities from UK and Africa 

Create living partnerships between Scotland and Livingstone 

We welcome partners and sponsors. 


For further information, contact: 

Fred Mwendapole - Liaison Officer 

0977 85 23 08 / 0955 85 23 08 

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