Music, Riel at festival

2015-10-29 06:00
Hemelbesem will be performing at the Jubilee Unity music festival.

Hemelbesem will be performing at the Jubilee Unity music festival.

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The Jubilee Success Academy will be hosting the Jubilee Unity music festival at Eikendal sport ground on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 November.

The festival will offer a jam-packed line up with performances by Hemelbesem, Karin Kortjie, Warren Elliot, Strand Combo, N2 Jazz band, Riel dancers, Tribal Echo, Gugulethu Jazy Pioneers, the Winston Siljeur band, Root Rockers, Sons of Sellasie, Churchill Naude, Heinrich Isaacs and Pastor Kgotso over the course of the weekend.

The fun starts at 15:00 on Friday and 09:00 on Saturday and besides the on stage action, festival-goers can also look forward to children’s activities, a snake show, acrobatic and hip hop dance demonstration, a potjiekos competition, an antique car exhibition, food demonstrations and more.

Ward councillor Grant Twigg and the ATKV’s Elias Nel will address the audience on Friday night.

The festival will serve as a fund-raiser for the Jubilee Success Academy’s community projects for next tear. The academy offers educational and financial assistance to learners from all walks of life along with providing weekly soup kitchens, annual Women’s Day conferences, and mentoring, networking and financial assistance for young entrepreneurs.

Tickets for the festival cost R50 for the Friday and R100 for the Saturday or R30 and R70 for children between the ages of 12 and 15. Children under 12 can enter free but must be accompanied by an adult. VIP tickets are available for the Saturday at R300 and there are still stalls available for both days at R400.

V For more information call René Adams on 074 181 9052 or email reneadams5.ra@ or contact Michael Swartz on 082 513 9325 or email

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