Uhuru Freedom Festival to return for its 5th year

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The Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival, now in its 5th year, is set to return for yet another exciting and insightful showcase from Wednesday, June 21 to Sunday, June 25.

The festival has been developed to pay respects to the youth of 1976 who took part in the historical Soweto uprising, an event that changed the course of South African history.

There are many activities to look forward to over this five-day event, such as creative dialogues, film screenings, a cycling tour as well as a family picnic.

Also on the agenda will be the Basha Uhuru Sounds of Freedom music festival, a concert showcasing South Africa’s upcoming music artists, as well as established musical talent. To top it off, there will be a market with plenty of tasty treats, refreshments as well as arts and crafts on sale.

The starting times vary depending on the day and more details are available on Constitution Hill’s website. The festival is free of charge, so make sure to head out to Constitution Hill to experience this colourful event!

The Basha Uhuru Youth Festival is Constitution Hill’s flagship arts festival commemorating South Africa’s youth of 1976.

The event was was established in 2013 to provide a platform that would facilitate the broad spectrum of artistic expression for young professionals in the creative industry.

There will be live music, arts and crafts, film screenings as well as creative dialogues.

The event takes place over 5 days from Wednesday June 21 to Sunday June 25 and entry is free.

Source: Let’s Go

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