Municipality & COGTA News – Articles

Durban Today: Durban Essence Festival

Tuesday 26 September 2017

07:26GMT [CWTV]  Ziphozonke Nzama

ETHEKWINI Municipality previously formed partnership with twenty two (22) cities to ensure that the Durban Essence Festival is successful. This prestigious event will run from 26 September till 1 October 2017 starting from today at Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban.

“Essence Festival 2017 has arrived, as the Durban City we are proud to be hosting this event”. ‘’September is heritage and tourism month, there is no doubt that it will assist with the efforts of creating job opportunities, therefore I encourage everyone to partake opportunities established by Essence Festival’’ said the eThekwini Municipality Mayor, Cllr Zandile Gumede.

EThekwini Municipality, Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit, Durban Business Fair, South African Airways, Transnet, Ithala, Dimension Data and Independent Media are proud sponsors of this event.

Guests that will grace this festival amongst others are Bishop TD Jakes, Grammy Award Winner Jill Scott to mention a few. Back