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August 3, 2017

Essence Festival Durban artist line-up announced

September will see the return of the festival to Durban, under the theme- Firing Africa with Inspiration. The first phase line-up of the festival was announced and it includes SA’s hip-hop star, Nasty C, Joyous Celebration, Gospel ID finalists, appearances by Somizi Mhlongo and talks by Bishop TD Jakes and the renowned Reverend Al Sharpton. The international festival will bring the best of local and international talent to the Durban ICC from September 26 to October 1, 2017.

Mayor of eThekwini, Cllr Zandile Gumede highlighted that the festival not only benefits Kwazulu-Natal communities but also the city’s economy at large.

“The festival programme is diverse, [...]

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July 31, 2017

Registration opens for The 19th Annual Durban Business Fair

Registration for the 19th annual Durban Business Fair, which will take place at the Durban Exhibition Centre, is now open and interested businesses have until 14 August to register.

The fair, which runs parallel to the renowned Essence Festival Durban 2017, is expected to attract thousands of visitors both locally and abroad. The business show will commence with a series of empowerment activities aimed at equipping entrepreneurs with the appropriate skills to grow and sustain their businesses.

This year, the City has invited prominent business experts, both local and international, to share their expertise with local entrepreneurs to help advance their business [...]

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July 11, 2017

The 2017 International Edition of Essence Festival is returning to Durban – and will be headlined by Bishop T.D. Jakes

ESSENCE Festival Durban is back and ready to kick off the new season with a bang!

Set to take place September 26 – October 1, this year’s international ESSENCE Fest will be returning to celebrate, uplift and fellowship with the people of South Africa. The 3-day event will have plenty in store for attendees, including the first-ever appearance from world renowned spiritual leader, Bishop T.D. Jakes.

“Last year’s inaugural Essence Festival Durban was an immense success, and we’re thrilled to once again partner with eThekwini Municipality for another one-of-a-kind cultural experience,” said Essence Communications President Michelle Ebanks. “This year, we’re [...]

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