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Malay Choirs, Minstrels ready for New Year <p>​The Cape Malay Choirs Parade will take place from Saturday, 31 December 2022 to Sunday, 1 January 2023. </p><div>The event will start from 21:30, at the corner of Grand Parade and Darling Street, and end at the intersection of Rose and Castle Streets in the Bo-Kaap. </div><div><br></div><div>The parade, which is expected to attract thousands of spectators, will end in the early hours of New Year’s Day. </div><div>Residents and motorists are advised that due to the event and the parade procession, a number of roads will be affected from 18:00 on Saturday.  </div><div><br></div><div>A detailed breakdown of the road closures is available here: <span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;"><a href=""><span style="color:windowtext;"></span></a></span><br></div><div><br></div><div><strong>Cape Town Street Parade (Tweede Nuwe Jaar)</strong><br></div><div><strong><br></strong></div><div>The popular Cape Town Street Parade, widely known as the Tweede Nuwe Jaar, will make its return Monday, 2 January 2023 where thousands of minstrel troupes will take to the streets of the Mother City for the first time since 2020. <br></div><div><br></div><div>The parade will begin at Hanover Street in District Six from 12:00 and end around 22:00 in the Bo-Kaap.   </div><div>Roads surrounding the event will be affected by closures from 06:00 to 22:30.</div><div><br></div><div>A detailed breakdown of the roads that will be closed is available here:</div><div><br></div><div>‘We are incredibly excited to see these events return to our festive season calendar; not only for the benefit of the participants, but also the thousands of spectators. Many visitors have come to know that a festive season visit to Cape Town is not complete without witnessing the street parades. For the first time in a number of years, Cape Town will usher in the new year on a traditional note, and we could not be happier,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith.</div><div><br><br></div><p><br></p>2022-12-27T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#0761b886-b13e-4f36-894a-366d4bb2bda1;L0|#00761b886-b13e-4f36-894a-366d4bb2bda1|events policy;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#ab7f0d36-c340-4d42-a0da-037b9c4f99e7;L0|#0ab7f0d36-c340-4d42-a0da-037b9c4f99e7|Tweede Nuwe Jaar;GPP|#f401091e-90e0-4973-be6f-46625ec8597d10

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