The Cape Town Carnival is back in 2023 and sees the streets of Cape Town come alive on 18 March under this year's theme of 'Afr-energy'.
This year's carnival returns to a parade format with spectators welcome to join in as 1600 acts show off their skills. A total of forty-eight community groups and performers from across the Western Cape celebrate South African culture during the march to Fan Walk at the Green Point stadium.
Thirteen new community groups join familiar artists like the Western Province Marching Band and the Eaon Crew on the day.
This is the twelfth Cape Town Carnival, which aims to showcase diverse South African cultures, dance genres, art, and creativity in an event that's free to the public.