Dive into the spectacle

2017-02-08 15:20
Jeranji, reporter for the Retreat and ConstantiaWynberg
editions, in a design by Mitchell’s Plain reporter
Samantha Lee.

Tiyese Jeranji, reporter for the Retreat and ConstantiaWynberg editions, in a design by Mitchell’s Plain reporter Samantha Lee.

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An Ocean Odyssey is set to sail down the Green Point fan walk when the Cape Town Carnival takes place on Saturday 18 March.

There will be live music, giant floats and eye-catching costumes, street food for sale and plenty of local celebrities getting in on the act. Up to 50 000 people are expected to come and experience the carnival.

The theme for this year is “Amaza – Ocean Odyssey” and the floats and costumes look set to include dolphins and whales, fishermen and surfers, penguins and deep-sea creatures, strandlopers, treasure and sunlit beaches.

Festivities along the fan walk kick off at 15:00. The parade will start at 19:00.

Entry to the parade area is free and tickets for seated areas along the parade route are available on the Cape Town Carnival website.

  • One lucky reader stands a chance to walk in the parade with the People’s Post team. Simply submit a drawing of your design made from newspaper with the theme “Under the Sea” to win@peoplespost.co.za. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday 28 February. The top five designs will be selected by Tuesday 7 March and it will need to be recreated. The best design will be selected and the designer will be announced on Tuesday 14 March.

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