Cape Minstrels

Cape Town commits millions to 2020 Minstrel event

The City of Cape Town will provide funding and support worth more than R5.8 million for the 2020 Minstrel event. The amount includes cash and costs for City-owned venues. Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, JP Smith says the funding will support six associations, including the Tweede Nuwe Jaar[…]

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Cape minstrels carnival postponed

The annual minstrels carnival parade in Cape Town has been postponed due to logistic reasons, carnival president Richard Stemmet said on Monday. “The parade is postponed to Saturday, January 10.” He said they could not host the parade on Monday because it was the first working day of the year[…]

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WCape pledges R2.37m to Cape Minstrels

The Western Cape government has pledged R2.37 million to help financially support the Cape Minstrels, Malay and Christmas choirs, the provincial department of cultural affairs said on Monday. “The [department]… considers the annual events of these groups to be fundamental to preserving the Western Cape’s culture and heritage and therefore[…]

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