Garden hosts free festival

2016-03-15 06:00
Chad Saaiman will be one of the artists celebrating Human Rights Day at a free music concert in the Company’s Garden from 10:00 to 18:00.

Chad Saaiman will be one of the artists celebrating Human Rights Day at a free music concert in the Company’s Garden from 10:00 to 18:00.

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The Company’s Garden will be turned into a festival hub this weekend for the One City Many Cultures Cape Town festival.

The inclusive and free festival from Saturday to Monday aims to reflect the many different cultures of Cape Town.

The festival joins forces with Cape Town Partnership as part of City Walk Saturdays – which start at the Company’s Garden – on Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00. Youngsters of the various workshops run by the festival throughout the year will show their skills in various art disciplines.

A classic pops music appreciation concert with performances by Errol and Alvin Dyers, the UWC Centre for the Performing Arts, the Jazz Quartet and Rosa Choir, among others, will take place on Sunday at 10:00.

Visual art exhibitions, art and craft, food stalls and artists from across Cape Town will be in full swing on Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00.

A free concert in celebration of Human Rights Day will include performances by Youngsta, Jimmy Nevis, Vicky Sampson, Chad Saaiman and Lady Noir on Monday from 10:00 to 18:00.

There will be a children’s zone. Festival goers are also invited to take picnic baskets and camping chairs along, but alcohol is not allowed.

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