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Oliver Mtukudzi at the Cape Town World Music Festival!

The first of its kind, The Cape Town World Music Festival will be an accessible inner-city music festival showcasing the best in World Music in a format that is crafted to enlighten, entertain and engage.

The festival is designed for enthusiastic fans of the genre, as well as hopes to attract a new culturally curious audience. Cape Town will experience 32 acts over 2 days, placed on four unique stages, each showcasing diverse music from across the globe.

From traditional and roots music to world dance music and modern world adaptations from all continents, the festival caters to all music lovers.

Spanning from Harrington Square to the Assembly and the Mahogany Room, the festival will feature: a main day/night live music stage with both local and international artists, a day time free stage, an intimate acoustic/listening space and a late night Nu World dance stage featuring the best of world dance music. The festival will also host a series of music and industry workshops as a build up to the main event, as well as host a day time local craft market, food stalls and bars on event days.

More information at http://capetownworldmusicfestival.com/