Beyond Busking Day – Castle of Good Hope – 29 Oct 2022 – 10 am to 6 pm

“Artists and musicians are the Zeitgeist of South Africa as a nation,” asserts Cape Town Arts Festival CEO Yusuf Ganief.  “We want to change the perception of Busking in line with international standards and celebrate the joy and diverse cultural flavours that our local Buskers and artists offer our city’s spaces, communities and tourists. “.  We promise an event that will uplift, intrigue and nurture body, mind and soul. There will be something for everyone, young and old, music and arts lovers, art intellectuals, food lovers, vegan and healthy lifestyle lovers, alternative healing practices such as meditation and yoga. We welcome all the people of Cape Town to join us in a post Covid celebration to reignite our zest for life, hope and peace.” 


The Main Stage will host buskers and other artists from diverse cultures and music genres from 12 pm to 3:15 pm.



Anneli Kamfer, Cape Town’s latest singing sensation, and Flash Ikumkani rising Hip Hop star and Xhosa Rapper from 4:00 pm to 6 pm…


Voices of Hope and Peace

Bulelwa Basse, SA’s diva of poetry will inspire with her interactive poetry workshop, From Page to Stage from 9 AM – 2:30 PM.


Cape Town Wellness and Food Market

The Second Courtyard will host the best of Cape Town’s diverse cultural; foods including vegetarian and vegan from 10 AM – 5 PM…..


Images of Hope

The engaging and dynamic art-making and live visual art exhibition is curated by Madlozi Contemporary Art from 10 AM – 4:30 PM…..


Cape Town Craft Market

Craft Design Institute (CDI) creates a platform for Cape Town crafters to display their local creations in the main courtyard from 10 AM – 6 PM. 


Featured Live Sculptor

Michael Nyoni, an award-winning sculptor from Sedgefield will do a live demonstration of his sculpting talents from 10 AM – 6PM. 


Story of Ubuntu – African Story Telling

Fatima Dike, a lifetime award winner for theatre, brings her storytelling wisdom to share with diverse youth groups from 11 AM – 2 PM…


Re-imagine Cape Town Arts

Arts organizations, leaders, artists, faith leaders, businesses, and government share ideas to create an improved Cape Town from 10 AM – 1:30 PM…


Youth Edutainment

CT Arts Festival will offer exciting youth arts edutainment, puppet shows, face painting, and juggling from 10 AM – 1:30 PM…


Healing and Lifestyle Arts

Lifestyle arts include free sessions on Yoga, Zumba dance, laughter therapy, Tai Chi, martial arts, etc from 10 AM – 1 PM …..


African Voices for Hope and Peace

African Voices for Hope and Peace offers a room of interactive workshops to evoke higher states of consciousness from 10 AM – 6PM…



  • Castle of Good Hope
  • Cape Town
  • Western Cape
  • South Africa

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