LOOK: Exploring Cape Town’s vibrant Kaapse Klopse carnival

Published Jan 3, 2024

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A spectacle of culture, history, and extravagance celebrating Tweede Nuwe Jaar. The Kaapse Klopse, officially known as The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, is a colourful parade in Cape Town that is as rich in history as it is in culture and extravagance. This annual event takes place on January 2 each year, and is also referred to as the Tweede Nuwe Jaar (Second New Year). The colourful, iconic parade is popular with Cape Town residents and is considered a must-see for all visitors.

Pictures: Armand Hough and Ayanda Ndamane Independent Newspapers

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