Constitution Hill in association with Kalashnikovv Gallery Presents Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival
Basha Uhuru is a 3 day youth festival that celebrates creative culture and freedom of expression in South Africa. A comprehensive look at the wealth of talent and artistic energy that flows through our country, showcasing diverse mediums from visual & performance art to film, music and poetry.
This festival is open to all ages and is absolutely free on all 3 days.
Thursday 12 June
A partnership between Live Magazine SA and British Council Connect ZA, offering a platform for up-and-coming creatives, aged 18 to 35 years, to engage and build relationships with established industry professionals and to receive creative and career advice.
At The Old Fort.
Opening of “Expressions Of Freedom” Exhibition at Womens Jail Exhibition Space.
Warren van Rensburg
Megan ‘Stitch’ Mace
Opening of “R!OT” Exhibition at Mens Jail Exhibition Space.
Co-curated with Secret Service
Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum
Mxolisi Vusimuzi Beauchamp
Khaya Bhubesii Sibiya
Friday 13 June
Design Share Party
Hosted by Neo Rakgajane at The Old Fort
The Design Share Party at Basha Uhuru is an annual event where Young Artists and people concerned with Art share their work and inspiration. There are no themes. Every speaker showcases their own work or discusses a topic of their choosing. Each talk is 16 minutes in length with a short Q & A afterwards. The contributors are multi-disciplinary. Entry is free and the talks are held in an informal, accessible atmosphere. This year our hosts are Rendani Missblacdropp and Success Maake. They will each be in charge of finding 03 youth speakers and co-hosting the DSP at Basha Uhuru.
Independent Film Showcase at The Old fort
Saturday 14 June
Youth Music Festival
Main stage powered by Red Bull Sound System.
Hosted by Lazola Gola
Featuring: The Brother Moves On, Dirty Paraffin, TUMI, BLK JKS SNDSYSTM, Desmond & the Tutus, Christian Tiger School, MOONCHILDsa, Riky Rick Makhado, 8 Bars Short, Micr.Pluto, Skelemton, Satori, Dynamic Shapeshifters, Yugen Blakrok, Revivolution, The Federation, The Pharaoh Express, Okhamz Razorblade, Sistamatic, D-uneek, Iron Feather, Noka Kikulu.
Curated Clothing Market
Featuring: MacGale, VGRNTNYC X HAUS OF FROWN ( The Frown x Shamon Cassette ), Twee’de
Food Market will include:
MiHOUSE, Smudge, Post