Tuesday, February 21, 2017

M-Net's Channel O hosting a massive open-air after-party this year at the Cape Town Carnival 2017's Green Point Fan Walk.

M-Net's Channel O (DStv 320) as a sponsor of the Cape Town Carnival 2017 this year will be doing an open-air after-party on Saturday 18 March on the Green Point Fan Walk.

The theme of Cape Town Carnival 2017 held annually during March, is "AMAZA - Ocean Odyssey" with up to 50 000 people expected to pour into the Mother City to watch the parade that's a project from the national department of arts and culture.

DJ Fresh and Euphonik will be taking the stage at the end of the Fan Walk and bring visitors of the Cape Town Carnival 2017 live music from a gigantic sea-urchin float. This float with an impressive array of lights and colour, will be surrounded by massive speakers.

"M-Net and Channel O are proud to be a part of this outstanding event," says Nkateko Mabaso, M-Net general manager for South Africa. "We pride ourselves on our local content offering and Channel O is the perfect brand to host the after-party which showcases the various local music genres we have in South Africa".

"We're very excited to be working with M-Net's Channel O this year, making the carnival a brilliant, all-round experience," says Jay Douwes, Cape Town Carnival CEO.

More than 50 community groups will bring the Green Point Fan Walk alive with spectacular floats, giant puppets and extravagant costumes with spectactors from across the world coverging along the 1.2 km parade route.