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Sunday, December 1, 2019


(Photographed on The Spirit of uMngeni – which offers cruises around the dam are: Back row - Welcome Danca, Wandile Xaba, Mondli Mdladla & Amanda Ngcobo. Front row - Zanele Mabaso, Jerry Pooe, Madala Kunene and Zaza Zulu. Photo by Val Adamson)

Participants and volunteers get ready to enjoy a glorious festive season day-long Peace and Living Green Festival at the beautiful Inanda Dam, on Sunday December 8, 2019, from 12h00. The pre-Christmas festival allows visitors to browse for authentic gift ideas, healthy food options, recycled / up-cycled items, decorations and festive treats.

Hosted by Wushwini Pan African Centre, the festival will feature organic food court, eco fashion exhibits, hands on DIY workshops, live music, video art, organic beer and wine garden, presentations by green and sustainable businesses and organisations, Kids Green Zone, good green deeds corner, crafts corner and theatre; and a display of organic vegetables and fruits from the farmers and rural community youth and women.

Performers include Professor, DJ Boonu, Ernie Smith, Madala Kunene, Mbuso Khoza, Naima Kay, Natalie Rungan, UKZN Jazz Ensemble, Ralf Gum, Abanqobi, Amahle, King Nexo, Mnqobi Yazo, Mxolisi Mbali, Sheila the Blue Note and Simtha Mtolo.

The festival will allow NO single-use plastic, no plastic straws, no polystyrene.

Tickets at the door: Children under 12 years free; children 12 years to16 years are R50; adults are R100. Bring picnic chairs, rugs and baskets. Cooler boxes welcome – R50 charge per cooler box.

For more information, contact Amanda Ngcobo on 061 236 7230. Tickets @Webtickets.