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Cape Town Festive Lights Switch-on, 28 November


Cape Town is getting ready to usher in the festive season with the official switching on of the Adderley Street festive lights. The theme is "Celebrating Africa's Greatest City". This annual celebration has become Cape Town's largest public open-air event, with crowds reaching 100 000 in previous years. The festivities will kick off on Sunday afternoon with a star-studded concert from 16:00 to 20:00. Acts include the latest winner of SA's Got Talent, James Bhemgee from Cape Town, as well as Limited Edition Drum Corps, Freshlyground, La VuVuZela and Gang of Instrumentals. Executive Mayor Dan Plato will officially switch on the lights at 20:00 at the Cape Town Station forecourt. The switch-on will be