Constitution Hill in association with Kalashnikovv Gallery Presents Basha Uhuru Freedom FestivalBasha Uhuru is a 3 day youth festival that celebrates creative culture and freedom of expression in South Africa. A comprehensive look at the wealth of talent and artistic energy that flows through our country, showcasingdiverse mediums from visual & performance art to film, music and poetry.

This festival is open to all ages and is absolutely free on all 3 days.

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A partnership between Live Magazine SA and British Council Connect ZA , offering a platform for up-and-coming creatives, aged 18 to 35 years, to engage and build relationships with established industry professionals and to receive creative and career advice.

At The Old Fort,


Opening of “Expressions Of Freedom” Exhibition at Womens Jail Exhibition Space.

Lazi Mathebula
Chris Saunders
Jamal Nxedlana
Warren van Rensburg
Megan ‘Stitch’ Mace
Muntu Vilakazi
Lindokuhle Sobhekwa
Tamara Osso


Opening of “R!OT” Exhibition at Mens Jail Exhibition Space.
Co – Curated with Secret Service

Wilhelm Saayman
Craig Actually Smith
Thenjiwe Nkosi
Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum
MJ Turpin
Mxolisi Vusimuzi Beauchamp
Shaun Hill
Carl Ascroft
Khaya Bhubesii Sibiya
Sindiso Nyoni aka RIOT!
Frederick Clarke
Seb Schneider
Thando Lobese
Mbuso Ndlovu
Lazi Greiispaces Mathebula
Ryan Liedeman
Carla Fonseca
The Host
Isaac zavale
Zwelethu Machepha

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Design Share Party
Hosted by Neo Rakgajane at The Old Fort

The Design Share Party @ Basha Uhuru is an annual event where Young Artists and people concerned with Art share their work and inspiration. There are no themes. Every speaker showcases their own work or discusses a topic of their choosing. Each talk is 16 minutes in length with a short Q&A afterwards. The contributors are multi-disciplinary. Entry is free and the talks are held in an informal, accessible atmosphere. This year our hosts are Rendani Missblacdropp and Success Maake.
They will each be in charge of finding 03 youth speakers and co-hosting the DSP at Basha Uhuru.


Independent Film Showcase at The Old fort

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Main stage powered by Red Bull Sound System.

Hosted by Lazola Gola


The Brother Moves OnDirty ParaffinTUMIBLK JKS SNDSYSTM,Desmond & the TutusChristian Tiger SchoolMOONCHILDsaRiky Rick Makhado8 Bars ShortMicr.PlutoSkelemton,Satori,Dynamic Shapeshifters,Yugen Blakrok,Revivolution, The Federation, The Pharoah Express, Okhamz Razorblade, Sistamatic, D-uneek, Iron Feather, Noka Kikulu.

Curated Clothing Market


Simon and Mary
Pepper Vintage
VGRNTNYC X HAUS OF FROWN ( The Frown x Shamon Cassette )

S/O to BOS Ice TeaGrolsch ZA and Red Bull ZA.

Written by Nic Berti
Founder at El Beardo. Music addict. Festival junkie. Gamer.

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