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Get ready for the first Joburg Easter Festival

3 April 2009 No Comment

The Joburg Easter Festival is about to open the doors of the brand new Nasrec Precinct.

Holiday entertainment just got bigger and better.

The MTN Expo Centre has recently announced the launch of the first annual Joburg Easter Festival. The highly anticipated event is jhbfestivalexpected to be the largest and most broadly appealing exhibition show ever staged in South Africa.

Expo centre chair Andrew Mthembu states, “The Joburg Easter Festival doesn’t stop at holiday fun. It is a festival that will celebrate every aspect of South African living and lifestyle.”

Set to include a wide variety of entertainment and attractions, the festival offers it’s own film and arts festival, an international food festival, hundreds of exhibitors, a massive outdoor cinema, sports and children’s games, and musical concerts.

The greatest of holiday festivities paired with traditional family favourites, will surely set a new benchmark among South African festivals, and guarantee a great day out.The event will take place at the newly renovated Nasrec precinct, credited to be the heart of the city’s football and exhibition industry.

In preparation for the FIFA World Cup in 2010 the Nasrec precinct has received a major facelift.

With major refurbishments of both the MTN Expo Centre and Soccer City, increased security, and a newly constructed transport hub, the Nasrec precinct provides the perfect venue for the Joburg Easter Festival. Mthembu explains, “As this is the largest event to ever be planned for the property, the Joburg Easter Festival is the perfect vehicle to showcase the lead up to 2010 and beyond.”

As the city’s ultimate holiday extravaganza, Mthembu states, “While Rio has its Carnival, and New Orleans the Mardi Gras, Johannesburg is now afforded its own annual Milestone event – The Joburg Easter Festival will certainly present what Johannesburg is all about.”

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