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Cape Town Carnival displays a truly Inclusive City<p>​​Good evening, goeie naand, molweni, as-salaam alaikum, shalom.</p><p>Tonight is really one of my favourite evenings of the entire year. I look around and at all of you this evening, I see your vibrancy and I see the true beauty of our city. You are the fibre that makes Cape Town the amazing city that it is.</p><p>Tonight is a celebration of you and the melting pot of all our cultures. It’s a celebration of the work that you do to make this great city even greater. </p><p>You have come together from all walks of life, and all corners of the city joined by your love for Cape Town – the most beautiful city in the world.</p><p>This is what a truly Inclusive City looks like.</p><p>It is incredible to see almost 55 000 of you unified in your diversity this evening.<br> <br>Cape Town Carnival has become a platform for us to come together and created a shared culture.<br> <br>The City of Cape Town is a proud sponsor of the Cape Town Carnival, now in its seventh year. This year it has created over a thousand jobs and given over two thousand people the opportunity to be a part of the parade.  There are 50 community groups who have been included in the show this evening.</p><p>Tonight, together, we create a shared heritage. It’s a heritage based on respect, freedom and ubuntu.</p><p>Thank you to everyone who has worked so hard to make this evening a success. </p><p>I look forward to the wonderful time that we will have together here this evening. </p><p>Thank you.</p><p>God bless.<br> </p><p><br><strong>End</strong></p>2016-03-12T22:00:00ZGP0|#8b03f782-9eb6-455f-82e9-6429b6354cf9;L0|#08b03f782-9eb6-455f-82e9-6429b6354cf9|Speeches;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#6f359a5c-6b7b-47bc-8437-f4d24d700325;L0|#06f359a5c-6b7b-47bc-8437-f4d24d700325|The mayor;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#0cc64021-06fc-4a06-88c5-355b36542169;L0|#00cc64021-06fc-4a06-88c5-355b36542169|Inclusive City;GP0|#f16e4dd9-6ef6-4f67-bff6-77633c7dc136;L0|#0f16e4dd9-6ef6-4f67-bff6-77633c7dc136|Cape Town Carnival1

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