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Cape Town Carnival celebrates the hero in each of us

Cape Town Carnival celebrates the hero in each of us

VUKA UKHANYE 2019 theme highlights Carnival’s capacity for social commentary through the arts Cape Town, 16 March 2019 – It was a giant celebration of colour, energy, talent and community spirit, as the streets of the Fan Walk in Green Point came alive on Saturday...

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EXCITEMENT IS BUILDING FOR ANNUAL CAPE TOWN CARNIVAL IN MARCH

EXCITEMENT IS BUILDING FOR ANNUAL CAPE TOWN CARNIVAL IN MARCH

Cape Town, 23 January 2018 – “This year’s theme is VUKA UKHANYE: Arise and Shine!, a call to action to shake off limiting beliefs and be all we can be,” says Cape Town Carnival CEO Jay Douwes. Today, at a press event to discuss the role and popularity of the Carnival,...

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Cape Town Carnival makes impact across the city

Cape Town Carnival makes impact across the city

Our year-long programme of collaboration with a wide range of performing groups from throughout the Peninsula climaxes in annual extravaganza – The Cape Town Carnival. “I’ve developed an extensive understanding of what it means to be a leader, not just in the context...

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A huge, huge thank you!

It’s thanks to our incredibly generous sponsors that we’re able to host this free event every year.

We just can’t say thank you enough.