12th Annual Back To The City Festival

9 April 2018

We have seen the audience grow year on year as we celebrate our freedom days in the presence of local and international hip-hop giants. This Freedom Day, April 27, will once again bring in the best in music, art and hip-hop culture at the 12th Annual Back To The City International Festival

The Biggest Hip hop gathering in Africa is almost up with over 60 artists, 30 DJs, Graffiti artists, breakdancers, BMX, skaters, live bands, freestyle football, food stalls and all the perfect ingredients for a Likers Day out.

This unique youth event has grown into the largest public display of both commercial and underground hip hop in Africa, presenting a day of live music, street art, break-dancing, art installation, skateboarding, film, street fashion, gaming, speakers and panel discussions. From the daytime events to the nightly performances, this is one time that the inner city comes alive with true freedom of expression providing a destination for hip-hop fans, artists and industry related individuals to converge and celebrate the experience of hip-hop and youth culture.

Daytime fan or a creature of the night? Back To The City Festival has you covered from 1pm til 3am with the following activities:

Hip Hop Summit – An exchange of knowledge from industry gurus working within the media, advertising, and music business arenas.

Live Performances – Performances and Dj entertainment throughout the day. Graffiti artists will be using the surrounding street walls as their canvasses, creating colourful masterpieces in the city.

Second Stage – Competitions for rappers, beatmakers, dancers, and alternative Hip Hop performances.

Food Stalls – There will be various vendors throughout the event for when you get the munchies.

Fashion & Trends – Various merchandise will also be available for sale throughout the event.

The Details:

Date: 27 April 2018

Venue: Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown Johannesburg

Times: 13h00 – 03h00

Tickets: Available at Computicket

Geared up and ready for a day of culture, learning, liking and of course a killer HIP HOP lineup! Visit www.backtothecityfestival.com for more information on all the activities scheduled for the day or keep it social and informed on their social media handles below:

Facebook: Back To The City Festival

Twitter: @BacktothecitySA

Instagram: @backtothecityfestival


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