Remember Your Roots concert

By Drum Digital
25 April 2013

Win tickets one of 15 double tickets to the Remember Your Roots Concert to be held in Panyaza, Soweto and Havanna Lounge, Westonaria from May 3 - 5 2013.

The third annual Remember Your Roots Benefit Concert is set to take place at the first weekend of May.

This overwhelming event begins in Soweto on 03rd of May, and hits Havanna Lounge (Westonaria) from on the 4th – 05th of May 2013.

It features names such as Mafikizolo, Zakes Bantwini, Ralf Gum, Donald, The Soil and well over 30 top music and DJ names over the weekend.

The Remember Your Roots Benefit Concert, a brainchild of Reggie Govner Nkabinde, seek to mobilize, equip, organize, engage, empower, celebrate and work with the Communities & youth and the arts to promote cultural harmony and wellbeing for a more cohesive and richer society.

“The Remember Your Roots Benefit Concert will encourage the youth and old to adopt the culture of ‘I live within a community and without others I'm nothing’, so that they can be the change they want to see.

The benefit concert is dedicated to promoting equality, social justice and encouraging a broader understanding of culture across our community for the benefit of all,” he said.

“Over the past three years we have worked with diverse organization to enable the greatest number of people possible to experience vibrant community cultural and social initiatives.

This year’s action plan which follows from the identification of the needy community within the Bekkersdal & Westonaria; outlines Eight areas of activity that form the Corporate Social Responsibility of The Remember Your Roots Benefits Concert for 2013.

These activities are designed to capture the major Socio-economic impacts, both real and potential, of the community in Bekkersdal and Westonaria.

Festivities begin in Soweto and Reggie has tied in a host of stars to achieve this dream over the three-day event. Appearing at the Panyaza pre-party in Soweto include Ralf Gum, Glen Lewis, China, Fistax Mixwell, Lulo Café, Dj Pepsi, Dj Ganyane, Dj Mgedeza, Dj Shabbir and Dj Thato. Tickets to this event are R80.

The Havana Lounge (Westonaria) main event on Saturday boasts names such as Zakes Bantwini, Donald, Big Nuz, Black Motion, Lvovo, Mahoota vs Vetkuk, Dj Sbu, Dj Zinhle, Dj Cndo, Dj Warras, Shimza, Dj Bongz, Miss Jones, Mpako and SABC1’s Luthando and MJ from Generations as the MCs. Tickets to this gig are R100.

Festivities come to an end on Sunday, 05 May, with a Sunday Jazz Session. The closing event features Mafikizolo, The Soil, Zahara, Zakwe, Jaziel Brothers, Riot, Tswakae, Eddie Zondi and Paul Mtirara. Entry to the event is R100 per head.

Stand a chance to win one of 15 double tickets to the concert. There are 10 VIP double tickets and 5 general access for the Friday show.

The question is:  Who is the brains behind the Remember Your Roots Concert?

SMS your answer, name and city to 34926.

Entrants must 18 years and older. Winners are responsible for transporting themselves to the venue.

Competition ends at 10am on Thursday 2 May 2013

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