Cape’s carnival performers wow Hong Kong

2019-02-14 06:00
Performers during the Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade.

Performers during the Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade.

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After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade, which took place in Hong Kong early this month.

“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” said Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project.

The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, from Langa.

The grandiose costumes were of tribal design with giant headgears bearing the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant.

The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design.

“This was our time to showcase South Africa and all its incredible talents in costume and dance,” said Douwes.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival.

The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups.

The Cape Town Carnival group looked brilliant in their mesmerising costumes and danced their hearts out to the cheering crowd.

“It was such an incredible experience to work with such generous and professional people, and this couldn’t have been more of an out-of-this-world experience for my first overseas trip,” said Yolanda Mtshawu, marketing assistant and trip coordinator for the Cape Town Carnival.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.

City Vision is one of the official media partners.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival are Multichoice, the City of Cape Town, the National Department of Arts and Culture, the National Lotteries Commission, Kfm, the Western Cape Government, Tsogo Sun, Media24, the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.

“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project.

The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design. “This was our time to showcase South Africa and all its incredible talents in costume and dance,” said Douwes.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival. There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds. The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups. The Cape Town Carnival group looked brilliant in their mesmerising costumes and danced their hearts out to the cheering crowd.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival put together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years. “We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project.

The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design. The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival. There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds. The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.

People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.

“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project.

The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design.

“This was our time to showcase South Africa and all its incredible talents in costume and dance,” said Douwes.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival.

There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds.

The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups.

The Cape Town Carnival group looked brilliant in their mesmerising costumes and danced their hearts out to the cheering crowd.

“It was such an incredible experience to work with such generous and professional people, and this couldn’t have been more of an out-of-this-world experience for my first overseas trip,” said Yolanda Mtshawu, marketing assistant and trip coordinator for the Cape Town Carnival.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.

People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival are Multichoice, the City of Cape Town, the National Department of Arts and Culture, the National Lotteries Commission, Kfm, the Western Cape Government, Tsogo Sun, Media24, the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.

“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project.

The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design.

“This was our time to showcase South Africa and all its incredible talents in costume and dance,” said Douwes.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival.

There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds.

The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups.

The Cape Town Carnival group looked brilliant in their mesmerising costumes and danced their hearts out to the cheering crowd.

“It was such an incredible experience to work with such generous and professional people, and this couldn’t have been more of an out-of-this-world experience for my first overseas trip,” said Yolanda Mtshawu, marketing assistant and trip coordinator for the Cape Town Carnival.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.

People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival are Multichoice, the City of Cape Town, the National Department of Arts and Culture, the National Lotteries Commission, Kfm, the Western Cape Government, Tsogo Sun, Media24, the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project. The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival. There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds. The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups. The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.

“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project.

The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design.

“This was our time to showcase South Africa and all its incredible talents in costume and dance,” said Douwes.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival.

There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds.

The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups.

The Cape Town Carnival group looked brilliant in their mesmerising costumes and danced their hearts out to the cheering crowd.

“It was such an incredible experience to work with such generous and professional people, and this couldn’t have been more of an out-of-this-world experience for my first overseas trip,” said Yolanda Mtshawu, marketing assistant and trip coordinator for the Cape Town Carnival.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.

People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival are Multichoice, the City of Cape Town, the National Department of Arts and Culture, the National Lotteries Commission, Kfm, the Western Cape Government, Tsogo Sun, Media24, the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.

“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project.

The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design.

“This was our time to showcase South Africa and all its incredible talents in costume and dance,” said Douwes.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival.

There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds.

The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups.

The Cape Town Carnival group looked brilliant in their mesmerising costumes and danced their hearts out to the cheering crowd.

“It was such an incredible experience to work with such generous and professional people, and this couldn’t have been more of an out-of-this-world experience for my first overseas trip,” said Yolanda Mtshawu, marketing assistant and trip coordinator for the Cape Town Carnival.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.

People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival are Multichoice, the City of Cape Town, the National Department of Arts and Culture, the National Lotteries Commission, Kfm, the Western Cape Government, Tsogo Sun, Media24, the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.

“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project.

The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design.

“This was our time to showcase South Africa and all its incredible talents in costume and dance,” said Douwes.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival.

There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds.

The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups.

The Cape Town Carnival group looked brilliant in their mesmerising costumes and danced their hearts out to the cheering crowd.

“It was such an incredible experience to work with such generous and professional people, and this couldn’t have been more of an out-of-this-world experience for my first overseas trip,” said Yolanda Mtshawu, marketing assistant and trip coordinator for the Cape Town Carnival.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.

People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival are Multichoice, the City of Cape Town, the National Department of Arts and Culture, the National Lotteries Commission, Kfm, the Western Cape Government, Tsogo Sun, Media24, the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project. The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival.

There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds. The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups. The Cape Town Carnival group looked brilliant in their mesmerising costumes and danced their hearts out to the cheering crowd. “It was such an incredible experience to work with such generous and professional people, and this couldn’t have been more of an out-of-this-world experience for my first overseas trip,” said Yolanda Mtshawu, marketing assistant and trip coordinator for the Cape Town Carnival.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.

People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

After seeing some of the Cape Town Carnival’s larger-than-life costumes recently, the Hong Kong Tourism Board invited and paid for a large group of Cape Town Carnival performers to take part in the internationally acclaimed Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade which took place in Hong Kong early this month.

“This fantastic opportunity points an arrow at our skilled costume design and level of creativity, suggesting that South African Carnival performers are equally suited to perform at international festivals and parades, much like the international Chinese parade,” commented Jay Douwes, CEO of the Cape Town Carnival.

The Cape Town Carnival puts together a fantastic routine comprising the Likhwezi Arts Project, who have performed at the Cape Town Carnival for more than eight years.

“We have created a strong African performance that showcased the amazing talent we have in this country,” said Pamela Mtati, group leader of the Likhwezi Arts Project.

The song “Mambhele” was also carefully chosen for the performance, as it needed to resonate with the African influence, and is performed by the Abavuki marimba band, who are from Langa.

The grandiose costumes chosen were tribal costumes with giant headgear, the beautiful and elegant protea and an intricately made elephant. The dancers were dressed in loud yellow and black costumes with a strong traditional Xhosa design.

“This was our time to showcase South Africa and all its incredible talents in costume and dance,” said Douwes.

The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is very similar in its structure to the Cape Town Carnival.

There was a build-up to the event from 18:00 with several performers and games positioned along the route to excite the crowds.

The main event started at 20:00 with nine illuminated and colourful floats and 13 international performing groups and 12 local groups.

The Cape Town Carnival group looked brilliant in their mesmerising costumes and danced their hearts out to the cheering crowd.

“It was such an incredible experience to work with such generous and professional people, and this couldn’t have been more of an out-of-this-world experience for my first overseas trip,” said Yolanda Mtshawu, marketing assistant and trip coordinator for the Cape Town Carnival.

The 2019 Cape Town Carnival will take place on Saturday 16 March along the Green Point Fan Walk.

People’s Post is one of the official media partners.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival are Multichoice, the City of Cape Town, the National Department of Arts and Culture, the National Lotteries Commission, Kfm, the Western Cape Government, Tsogo Sun, Media24, the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

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