Thousands expected at Cape Town Malay Choirs Parade

2015-12-29 14:40

Durban – Thousands of people from all walks of life are expected to attend the Malay Choirs Parade in the Cape Town city centre on Wednesday night.

Organising committee spokesperson Ismail Ely said on Tuesday that 28 to 30 choirs from around the city would take part.

"Normally we have this event on New Year’s Eve, but it falls on a holy day this year so we should see at least 6 000 or more people in attendance. We want to encourage everyone, including families, to come out in their numbers to experience the day."

The parade was expected to begin at 22:00 and end at 04:00.

The city would close streets including Adderly, Wale, Longmarket, Darling, and Castle to accommodate the large numbers of people.

Public transport into the city would run as normal. Road closures and times are available at:

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