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January 08, 2011

Cape minstrels celebrating 2011 – Flickr pic of the day

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This photograph of Cape minstrels at last weekend’s Tweede Nuwe Jaar (“second new year”) celebrations, also known as the Cape Minstrel Carnival, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Hirohiko Okada aka 1/8 sec.

Hirohiko, who moved to Cape Town from Japan, says the Cape Minstrel Carnival is “a highlight of the festive season in Cape Town” and adds that there were more than 10 000 minstrels performing at the event, which took place on Saturday, January 1.

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Image © Hirohiko Okada aka 1/8 sec

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