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Cape Town Carnival: Public Transport, Road Closure information

Cape Town Carnival

Green Point is set to sizzle this weekend with spectacular sequins, costumed performers, 11 giant decorated floats, African queens and about 2000 dancers. No, it's not gay pride, it's Cape Town's biggest annual party, the Cape Town Carnival, on Saturday 24 March 2012. The theme this year is "Cape to Cairo - a journey through Africa and its people", and if you're keen to watch the procession, organisers advise getting to the Fan Walk early to secure a good viewing spot. Saturday's festivities will kick off at 5pm with a concert on the forecourt of the Cape Town Stadium featuring Chad Simon, Lloyd Jansen and the Signatures. There will also be a giant screen for the Stormers/Lions rugby match. The