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Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

Every New Year, thousands of minstrels take to the streets in a dazzling display of colourful satin uniforms, shiny parasols, painted faces and foot-tapping banjo tunes that accompany the traditional folk songs, many of Cape Malay origin. The parade is known colloquially as the 'Coon Carnival' ('coon' referring to a member of a minstrel troupe) among the predominately Afrikaans-speaking 'coloured' community who make up the majority of the performers. The traditional event has its origins in t
Event Date: 2 January 2012
Event Time: 9am
Venue: Streets of Cape Town and Greenpoint Stadium

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