The Cape Town Street Parade or Tweede Nuwe Jaar, will see thousands of minstrels marching through the Mother City’s streets on January 4, 2020.
Minstrel troupes from areas across Cape Town will perform in the streets of the city centre as part of the free parade. They will march from Hanover street in District Six to City Hall and then the Grand Parade and back onto Darling Street. Following this, they will continue on up Darling Street into Adderley Street, and then up Wale Street to Rose Street in the Bo-Kaap.
From 12pm, entertainment will be provided on the Grande Parade stage as eager fans await the klopse. The opening ceremony begins at 1pm, and will continue on until 10pm.
There will be a number of road closures throughout the day from 6am to midnight, and locals are urged to make travel provisions ahead of time. These are the expected road closures for January 4:
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