Festival of Chariots


Festival of Chariots
The Festival of Chariots is relatively new and is held in Cape Town, South Africa. The festival has origins in Jagannath Puri, India and is becoming more popular in South Africa. The event will start at the Seapoint Civic Hall in Seapoint, Cape Town on the 26th December 2011.
The Festival of Chariots is a cultural celebration and offers participants and spectators the opportunity to explore and appreciate the culture and lifestyle.
The festival offers a variety of entertainment from classical dance items to musical performances as well as lots of entertainment for the children from face painting, jumping castles and much more.
The event also gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy the variety of cuisine on offer, as well as learning more about the cooking traditions through cooking demonstrations.

The highlight of the festival is the procession where thousands of festival goers hand pull the 20 meter chariot. The huge chariot is colourful and bears the figures of Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra. The streets are festive and the procession is accompanied by singing and dancing.

Entrance is free so bring the whole family to enjoy in the celebrations, fun and delicious delicacies.

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Sleeps: 6
From R 2 250,00
Per unit, per night.

The Granger

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in V & A Waterfront

0.4km North of center of Festival of Chariots

2 double bedrooms all en-suite plus 3rd guest bathroom. Open plan lounge, dining room, fully fitted kitchen. Fully serviced (housekeeping). Wheelchair friendly. Self catering facilities. 2 LED TV's with full DSTV. 3 split level air-cons...

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Sleeps: 4

Beach Villa

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Mouille Point

0.5km North West of center of Festival of Chariots

Beach Villa , is a spacious two bed roomed apartment with stunning sea and mountain views and within walking distance to the beach and famous Waterfront. Stunning sea views, evening sunsets and leisurely walks along the beach promenade...

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Green Point Apartment

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Green Point

0.7km South East of center of Festival of Chariots

This fully equipped studio is in a quiet position, but close to all amenities. The studio has a fully equipped kitchen, TV and hi-fi. Besides the King size bed it also has a double Sleeper couch. Towels and linen are supplied.

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Sleeps: 28 in 12 units/rooms
From R 1 620,00
Per unit, per night.

40 Winks Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Green Point

0.9km South West of center of Festival of Chariots

40 Winks, four star graded guesthouse built on old-fashioned ideals, modern age comforts where we believe in quality service, affordable luxury accommodation and delicious breakfast buffet.

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Sleeps: 4 in 2 units/rooms

African Beach Studio

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Mouille Point

1.2km West of center of Festival of Chariots

Spacious open-plan studio with magnificent views from all areas. Finished and furnished in natural woods, tiles and textiles. Maple, stainless steel & granite kitchen (fully equipped) with bar/dining counter. African ironwood sleeper queen bed...

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Sleeps: 6 in 2 units/rooms

Green Point Self Catering Studio

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Green Point

1.4km South West of center of Festival of Chariots

Green Point Self Catering offers 2 self catering studios. This is the ideal base from which to explore Robben Island, Hout Bay, the Peninsula, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and the Winelands of Constantia and Stellenbosch.

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Viewpoint

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Cape Town City Bowl

1.4km South East of center of Festival of Chariots

The first impression of this double volume 2 bedroom penthouse apartment is of opulence, combine this with a view of trendy De Waterkant's trade district and you have a perfect balance of luxury and urban living...

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Stonehurst Guest House

Self Catering Rooms With Communal Kitchen in Sea Point

1.7km South West of center of Festival of Chariots

Homely self catering rooms and flats in this 20 roomed Victorian Residence operating since 1920 will remind you of yester year. Three original marble fire places, which is a welcome sight on a winter's night, gleaming oregon floors...

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Sleeps: 4 in 2 units/rooms
From R 800,00
Per unit, per night.

312 Harbour Bridge

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Cape Town City Bowl

1.8km East of center of Festival of Chariots

321 Harbour Bridge a self catering apartment, 1 bedroom Cape Town apartment is located on the 3rd floor of a modern apartment development on the perimeter of Table Bay Harbour in Foreshore. Open plan living area; air conditioning; ensuite bathroom...

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Sleeps: 36 in 6 units/rooms

Mountview Spa & Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Sea Point

2.0km South West of center of Festival of Chariots

Our rooms have been decorated and furnished to an exceptionally high standard to accommodate your every need. All the rooms are en-suite with satellite TV, hair dryer, coffee and tea facilities, ceiling fans, heaters, refrigerator, beach towels ...

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