January 13, 2011
Cape Minstrel Carnival 2011 – A Cape Town Tourism photo essay
On January 1, 2011, Cape Town city streets came alive with song and dance as the Cape Minstrel Carnival kicked off the new year. The celebration has its origins in the one day slaves were given off every year.
Cape minstrels in colourful outfits entertaining the crowds
A different kind of Father Christmas
All smiles at the Cape Minstrel Carnival
The celebration is enjoyed by young and old
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Images © Sumaya Hisham aka tigerlily pixels 2011