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Rand Show returns with major music festival and children’s entertainment

After years of being entrenched in childhood memories, the Rand Show is back to continue providing those memories for generations to come.

Having had no choice but to postpone their plans during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, the jam-packed expo, filled with music, travel, food, fun activities, carnival rides and helicopter rides, returns after a two-hour break. year.

Because it is such a large-scale event, the Rand Show 2022 will return to the Nasrec Expo Center in Johannesburg from April 13-18. The media announcement revealed the star-studded music lineup and a popular cooking personality.

Rand Show CEO Adele Hartgen told The The Vanir-exodus since Nasrec has the capacity to host thousands of people, this will help it adhere to the Covid-19 protocols that currently allow 2,000 people outdoors and 1,000 indoors.

They have already tested this during their spring edition in September 2021 and have decided to go all out for their big edition this year.

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The map for all activations contains social distancing measures.

Rand Show 2022, children’s entertainment

Parents will be more than happy with the kids’ activations as there will be popular cartoon characters such as Spongebob Square Pants and Dora the Explorer, and pop-up shows to keep the whole family entertained.

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Hartgen says they’ve upped their game on entertainment for kids, including more Nickelodeon and VIS content.

Rand Show music festival

The music lineup could challenge any local festival, with acts such as electro-pop group GoodLuck, Mi Casa, singer Shekinah, Kelly Khumalo and headliners Mafikizolo and hip-hop artist AKA (real name Kiernan Forbes).

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Blaq Spider Pantsula Group of Protea South in Soweto performs at Nasrec in Johannesburg, February 24, 2021, during the Rand Show media day. Rand Show 2022 is April 13-18, 2022. Visitors to the Rand Show 2022 can expect to see old favorites such as amusement rides, helicopter rides, exhibitors from various retailers, and food. Rand Show Live Music Concerts kicks off with a music festival from Friday, April 15 through Monday, April 18, featuring the best of local artists, with two performers per day in the Main Arena. Photo: Nigel Sibanda

The musicians will perform between April 15 and 18, while there is a surprise artist who has not yet been named.

Rand show tickets

Standard admission tickets start from R95 for adults. Children aged three to twelve and pensioners pay only R60 for a ticket.

The music festival tickets cost R150 extra, including entry to the Rand Show.

Clash of the kitchens

Foodies will be spoiled for choice as the organizers have introduced different types of cuisines from around the world for you to sample. Those passionate about food will have the chance to take part in The Jacaranda Clash of Kitchens, a reality cooking competition with R125,000 in prizes up for grabs as 40 teams of two will compete in live competition rounds over the course of five days .

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Bakels Pettinice Ambassador and Sugar Artist Cheryl Gerds make Steam Punk Cake at Nasrec in Johannesburg, February 24, 2021, during the Rand Show media day. She will train and give demonstrations, chocolate classes, sugar art classes, cake pops, cookie icing, designer cookies and sugar airbrushing. Photo: Nigel Sibanda

Famous chefs, Marinda Engelbrecht and Mogau Seshoene, popularly known as The lazy Makoti, guides each session and assists teams throughout the process (within the guidelines, to keep it fair). Hartgen adds that bringing these chefs along will help bring more delicious food to the event for many guests to try.

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