Go to the Cape Town World Music Festival this Mandela Day weekend

2014-07-17 13:55
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Cape Town – We know where you should go this weekend: The Cape Town World Music Festival 2014.

Because, the best thing to do on a cold winter night is to warm up by dancing the night away to great music in good company.

This sonically awesome get together takes place in The Cape Town City hall on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 July 2014 and while being a fun jol, also gives punters the opportunity to help others by supporting a brilliant cause for Madiba: just by buying a ticket or a lantern.

Coupled with acts like Beatenberg, Thandiswa Mazwai and many more to keep you entertained.

There will also be informative workshops available on Saturday, 19 July in the Cape Town City Hall attic that will offer something different from other music chit-chats of the same sort by conveying immeasurable info in a fun way while focusing on the future of music in a TED style format with knowledgeable insiders.

The Festival of Light:

Spreading the message of enlightenment through music and literal light intersect wonderfully this weekend with the opportunity to do a little something for Mandela Day.

Ways in which you could spread your light :

1) Pay it forward when buying your ticket to the CTWMF; you could help one of the Ubuntu Academy Members to attend the festival too, you can buy a part of, or a complete ticket here. As a gift for your generosity you also get a CTWMF bespoke lantern.

2) Purchase a Lantern: all proceeds for the Lanterns purchased will go towards the Ubuntu Academy to enable the good people to keep doing what they do for the creative youth of SA.

Line up for Cape Town World Music Festival 2014:


Main Stage :
18:30 Ottoman Slap
20:00 Vieux Farka Toure
21:30 Carlo Mombelli
23:00 Los Tacos
00:30 The Brother Moves On

Seated Stage :
19:30 Bongeziwe Mabandla
21:30 Derek Gripper

Electronic Stage :
22:30 Miss H
23:30 Okmalumkoolkat Live
00:30 Jakobsnake


Main Stage :
16:30 Jam You
18:00 The Tulips
19:30 Ras Haitrim
21:00 Beatenberg
22:30 Mynahbirds
00:00 Thandiswa Mazwai

Seated Stage :
17:00 Guy Buttery
18:30 Sannie Fox
20:00 Madala Kunene
Electronic Stage
21:30 DJ Mighty
23:00 DJ Clock
00:30 Danger ingozi

Tickets for Cape Town World Music Festival 2014:

Friday General - R180    
Saturday General - R180    
Pay it Forward Contribution - R40,    
Lantern - R10

Full Weekend Pass (Valid Both Days) - R280     

You can buy your tickets from the festival website or from Computicket.

See you there!

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