The eThekwini Municipality, in partnership with the KZN Provincial Government, invites members of the media to be part of the 2013 AFCON 10 Day Countdown Celebration which will take place on Wednesday, 09/01/13, at Gugu Dlamini Park.
 
After much preparation the City is ready to host the 2013 African Cup of Nations. This celebration will serve the purpose of officially welcoming our fellow Africans, as we enjoy a fun-filled day, rich with a diversity of cultural activities.
 
This colourful festival will include a splendid array of displays from various traditional groups from around the African continent and various local artists and cultural dance groups. Takuma, the 2013 AFCON mascot, will also be present to intact with members of the public. There will also be two Eq.ticket Kiosks where AFCON tickets will be on sale. Local Organising Committee (LOC) members will also be on hand to explain the process of buying tickets.
 
The celebration will be preceded by a colourful street parade involving various cultural groups within the City. The starting point of the parade will be at Albert Park at 10 H00 and the route will be along Joseph Nduli St (Russel St), Dr Pixley Ka Seme St (West St) and Samora Machel St (Aliwal St) ending at Gugu Dlamini Park.
 
DETAILS OF EVENT:
DATE: WEDNESDAY, 09/01/13
VENUE: GUGU DLAMINI PARK (behind The Workshop)
TIME: 12H00
 
For more information contact the Municipal Spokesperson, Mr Thabo Mofokeng, on 031 311 4820 or 082 731 7456 or e-mail: thabo1.mofokeng@durban.gov.za
Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Unit, call Vuyo Gwala on 031 311 4838, 073 250 5704 or email: vuyo.gwala@durban.gov.za