Royal Show visitors up by 11?000

2009-06-03 00:00

THE number of people that atten­ded the Royal Show this year was up by more than 11 000 compared to the previous year, according to Royal Agricultural Society general manager Terry Strachan.

“Excluding the Ukhozi FM concert from the comparison, the final Royal Show attendance was 131 060, as against 120 207 last year,” said Strachan.

Strachan said he was happy with the figures and the estimated numbers for the three major concerts.

It is estimated that 6 500 people attended the Night of the Rock Stars concert, 5 500 attended the Royal Bollywood Extravaganza, and 3 000 attended the RSG concert featuring Chris Chameleon.

Strachan said that they undertook a survey in which all of the exhibitors were asked to rate their participation at the Royal Show according to their expectations.

The majority of the respondents to the survey said that their participation was within 50% to 80% of their expectations.

Strachan said, all in all, they were pleased with the results.

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