No minstels parade as voorsmaakie permit denied by City

The voorsmaakie event is part of the build-up to the Tweede Nuwejaar celebrations in Cape Town, and the City has denied a permit to the organisers.

Councillor Eddie Andrews, Mayco member for Tourism, Events and Economic Development speaks to CapeTalk's John Maytham and explains that after 8 months of working with the event organisers to ensure compliance, they still have not received the correct documentation.

This includes areas such as safety and security, signage and ablution facilities.

Andrews says while the City cares about the history of this cultural event, the safety of those attending is paramount.

Listen to Councillor Andrews explanation why permit was refused:


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