Splendor, verve, colour at Vuka Ukhanye carnival

2019-02-07 06:00
The People’s Post team during the 2017 pre-parade. at Cape Town Carnival.

The People’s Post team during the 2017 pre-parade. at Cape Town Carnival.

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From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa.

For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.

This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.

This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

City Vision and People’s Post are partners in the event.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life this year are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa.

For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.

This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.

This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

People’s Post is one of the partners in the event.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa.

For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.

This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

People’s Post is one of the partners in the event.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa.

For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.

This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.

This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

People’s Post is one of the partners in the event.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa. For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.

This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.

This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

People’s Post is one of the partners in the event.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa. For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.

This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

People’s Post is one of the partners in the event.The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro) among others.

From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa.

For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.

This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.

This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

People’s Post is one of the partners in the event.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa.

For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.

This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

People’s Post is one of the partners in the event.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa. For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.

This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

People’s Post is one of the partners in the event.The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro) among others.

From drawings in a workshop to grand creations on the fan walk, the Cape Town Carnival is an event to look forward to this March.

This year the theme “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town, the organisers of the event say.

“Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these creative and fun workshops.

The 2019 theme incorporates everything that the Carnival family feels truly depicts “Vuka Ukhanye: Arise and Shine!”

Cape Town Carnival creative director Brad Baard says: “The parade is a vivid journey of awakening, from sunrise and literally waking up in the morning, to symbolically waking up your own power.”

This year, some of the community organisations involved in bringing the Carnival to life are the Heideveld Theatre Company, Likhwezi Arts Project based in Khayelitsha, and Project Playground based in Langa.

The Cape Town Carnival, held annually in March, is a year-long programme culminating in a street parade that showcases and celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa.

For several hours on a late-summer evening, more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive, while thousands of spectators from all over the world converge along the 1.2km parade route.

This year, the Green Point Fan Walk will come alive with colour and splendour on Saturday 16 March.This is a free event that attracts thousands of spectators who celebrate the culture, diversity and creativity of the city, encouraging social cohesion.

People’s Post is one of the partners in the event.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival include 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 and Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

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