Press Release – For Immediate release Johannesburg, 23rd October 2017 The Soweto Spring Festival is a one of a kind experience which aims to expose the richness and talent of Soweto. The festival gives an opportunity to draw different people from neighboring towns and provinces; the youth at large, artists, organizations and business, media and tourists around Gauteng in unity and on annual basis to celebrate Soweto’s richness, diversity, culture and the ever growing entertainment. The festival combines an entertainment program including music, dance, food and various other activities. The festival aims to offer the richness of Soweto’s entertainment, through showcasing upcoming and established artists from and around Soweto and South Africa as a whole. The team that work at The Soweto Spring Festival, along with the partners and featured artists, are striving to captivate and reward the audience with an event which will be stamped to their memories and always fondly recalled. The festival has grown exceptionally since its inception in 2015. And has only went on to show more promise, where in 2016 the total attendance grew exponentially to 13000 across all ticket levels. This year the festival only aims to be bigger and better with expectations of between 15000 to 20000 overall ticket sales, giving the residence of Soweto a chance to celebrate their home and for the greater public, the luxury to experience Soweto’s rich heritage and entertainment. The theme for the festival is Unity Through Arts which is not only about celebrating the diversity and heritage of our country but also about raising awareness about the part art and entertainment could play in helping us transcend race, gender, socio-economic background and all other kind of prejudices that still divide our country. And considering the ongoing prevalence of Afrophobia and femicide in our communities it is platforms such as these, which promote unity amongst all people, which are so desperately needed. What better way to do so than by entertaining people through celebrating our differences while promoting safety and tolerance. At the event there will be two main stages, hosted by the likes of Somizi Mhlongo, Khanyi Mbau, Thulisa Dladla, Dj Warras and many more. The Kwaito and Hip Hop stage will not only be used to pay homage to the legends of Kwaito music who created the space in South Africa for Hip Hop to become such a successful genre, but will also include popular artists such as Kwesta, AKA, Anathi, Khuli Chana and many other rappers and Dj’s who have had chart toppers over past couple of years. At the House and Afro-pop stage you can expect some new and exciting performers such as Amanda Black, Samthing Soweto, Lady Zamar and many more others who have been causing waves in the industry in recent years.
EVENT LISTING: Date: 25th of November 2017 Venue: FNB Stadium (outerfields Nasrec Road) Price: R150 General, R650 VIP and R1000 VVIP Time: 12:00 pm – 02:00 am EVENT LINKS: Twitter: @GrindersGang_za Facebook: Soweto Spring Festival.html Instagram: Soweto_spring_festival Website: www.sowetospringfestival.co.za