Soweto Expo

Soweto Festival Expo a roaring success

  • by Spotong
  • Nov 28, 2013
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  • Events
Kgaogelo Masweneng and Karabo Ntobeng at Nasrec Soweto Festival Expo .

The much-loved annual Soweto Festival Expo took place at Nasrec in September, and saw an array of artists giving stunning performances. There were also additional activities such as a fun fair, braai area and beer garden.

Event organiser, Thandi Ramathesele, said, “This event is steeped in a rich history, since the days of the Homemakers’ Festival. As the new majority partners in the Soweto Festival Expo, we are excited that the ownership of this product has been given back to the people. With the support of our partners will we’re able to put on a wonderful event and reignite the passionthe Soweto Festival Expo has instilled since 2005.”

The festival was held in partnership with the Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality, Sports Sector Education and Training Authority to enable 130 SMMEs operating within the SETAs to participate in the expo. The purpose of this partnership was to help SMMEs benefit from 10 days of training sales, marketing, customer service, money management and other business areas vital to ensure that they successfully run and grow their businesses. 

The much-loved annual Soweto Expo took place at Nasrec, and saw an array of artists giving stunning performances. There were also additional activities such as a fun fair, braai area and beer garden.