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Greenlight for Malay Choirs Road March and Tweede Nuwe Jaar <p>More than 35 Malay Choirs from across the city are expected to be part of the annual Cape Malay Choir Board Road March from City Hall to the Bo-Kaap on Sunday, 31 December 2023. </p><p>Organised by the Cape Malay Choir Board, the parade is expected to attract thousands of spectators, and will end in the early hours of New Year's Day. </p><p>Residents and motorists are advised that the following roads will be impacted from 18:00 on Sunday, 31 December until the early hours of New Year's Day.  </p><p>Comprehensive Road closures here: <a href="https://bit.ly/3RVquE1">https://bit.ly/3RVquE1</a></p><p>The MyCiTi bus service will also be affected around the same time on New Year's Eve. </p><p>Route 106 services will be deviated from 18:00 until the end of service on Sunday, 31 December 2023.</p><p>The Groote Kerk stop will be missed in both directions.</p><p>A comprehensive list of MyCiTi deviations is available here: <a href="https://bit.ly/3TKYHrd">https://bit.ly/3TKYHrd</a></p><p><strong>CAPE TOWN STREET PARADE (Tweede Nuwe Jaar)</strong></p><p>Around 20 000 Minstrel performers will take to the streets of the CBD for the 2024 Tweede Nuwe Jaar Minstrel Street Parade on Tuesday, 2 January 2024. </p><p>The parade, organised by the Kaapse Klopse Karnival Association, is expected to attract upwards of 80 000 spectators along Darling Street, the Grand Parade, Adderley Street and into the Bo-Kaap. </p><p>Commencing from District Six around midday, the various processions of performers will entertain crowds along the historic route before they end in the Bo-Kaap.</p><p>'These events have huge historical and cultural significance. They represent the rich heritage of our beautiful city and mean so much to thousands of Capetonians who have grown up with the culture associated with the Malay Choirs and the Tweede Nuwe Jaar Parade. The City of Cape Town's annual support for the event is to ensure that we can contribute to preserving these traditions for the next generation. We are looking forward to seeing all the performers take to the streets, and we call on residents and visitors alike to come out and be a part of it,' said the City's Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith. </p><p>As a result of the event, a number of roads around the CBD will be affected by the procession on 2 January 2024.</p><p>Comprehensive road closures for the Cape Town Street Parade are available here: <a href="https://bit.ly/3THy9XT">https://bit.ly/3THy9XT</a></p><p>MyCiTi deviations for 2 January 2024 are available here: <a href="https://bit.ly/3TKYHrd">https://bit.ly/3TKYHrd</a></p><p><strong><br></strong></p><p><strong>End</strong></p><p>​</p>2023-12-28T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#3bd13869-3207-4532-9db7-a4ca95867a50;L0|#03bd13869-3207-4532-9db7-a4ca95867a50|JP Smith;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GPP|#3f57ea8a-3adb-4a8f-bb3a-0a20a62c7fe9;GP0|#f9891347-9853-4a33-be46-2fd52a61e835;L0|#0f9891347-9853-4a33-be46-2fd52a61e835|events;GP0|#e6bfeb55-82c9-4509-b0be-a23d62a55edb;L0|#0e6bfeb55-82c9-4509-b0be-a23d62a55edb|minstrel carnival;GP0|#83070331-11cb-4550-aaa5-00c8fabe71c5;L0|#083070331-11cb-4550-aaa5-00c8fabe71c5|Malay Choirs;GP0|#21f5f9c4-52f9-4705-af2c-d46f41262cda;L0|#021f5f9c4-52f9-4705-af2c-d46f41262cda|2de nuwe jaar event;GPP|#9531acbc-fb5e-4768-8072-8c9cc5e5e14c;GP0|#0f794aab-8ac2-46f6-8dda-f97adf1462bd;L0|#00f794aab-8ac2-46f6-8dda-f97adf1462bd|tourism10

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