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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
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The Granger

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Green Point

0.4km North of center of Festival of Chariots

The Granger provides self catering accommodation in the Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront, Cape Town City Bowl. Located in the private marina at Granger Bay, these luxury suites offer 2 double bedrooms all en-suite plus 3rd guest bathroom, Open plan loun

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Beach Villa

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Mouille Point

0.5km North West of center of Festival of Chariots

Beach Villa apartment provides self catering accommodation in Mouille Point, Cape Town City Bowl. Beach Villa, is a spacious two bedroomed self catering apartment with stunning sea and mountain views and within walking distance to the Mouille Point beach

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Sleeps: 28 in 12 units/rooms
From R 1 620,00
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40 Winks Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Green Point

0.9km South West of center of Festival of Chariots

40 Winks Guesthouse provides accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis in Green Point in the Cape Town City Bowl. 40 Winks is a guesthouse built on old-fashioned ideals, modern age comforts where we believe in quality service, affordable luxury accommoda

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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 Studio provides visitors with self catering accommodation in Green Point, Cape Town City Bowl. We offer 3 self catering studios. Green Point Self Catering Studio 1 (sleeps max two) is a tastefully renovated self-catering studio a

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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

Viewpoint apartment offers self catering accommodation in De Waterkant, Cape Town City Bowl. 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

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Manhattan Lofts

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Cape Town CBD

2.0km South East of center of Festival of Chariots

Manhattan Lofts: 2 self catering apartments set in the mother city. Both offer stunning views of the city. The Manhattan Penthouse - with open air Jacuzzi - sleeps 4. The Manhattan Luxury Studio - Ultimate Honeymooner's Delight - sleeps 2.

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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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From R 790,00
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Sweet Orange Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Sea Point

2.2km South West of center of Festival of Chariots

This beautiful old Victorian is conveniently located at the Atlantic Seaboard. Our six large rooms (non smoking/approx. 30qm) are all individually designed and furnished. V&A Waterfront & the beautiful beaches of Clifton are only 5 min. away.

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1604 Cartwright's Corner

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Cape Town CBD

2.3km South East of center of Festival of Chariots

1604 Cartwright's Corner apartment offers self catering accommodation in the Cape Town City Bowl. This luxury 16th floor, 2 bedroom (1 king-size bed each), 2 bathroom Manhattan style apartment in the city centre provides stunning, panoramic views of Table

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Barry Hall Apartments

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Fresnaye

2.8km South West of center of Festival of Chariots

Barry Hall is located in the leafy suburb of Fresnaye on the Atlantic Seaboard. The 4 large apartments and garden cottage are offer free Wi-Fi as well as friendly daily service, weekdays leaves you free to enjoy Cape Town and all its beauty.

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