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World Cup 2010 Concert

June 11, 2010 by Victoria Rowe 2 Comments

The South Africa 2010 party got under way last night, it was a joyous, colourful and truly African spirit. The Concert was held in Orland Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg, which is the home of iconic club side Orlando Pirates, the concert featured a host of stars including Shakira, Alicia Keys, K’Naan and the Black Eyed Peas.

The countdown clock introducing the three-hour extravaganza finally hit zero and with it came a cacophonous roar as seemingly thousands of South Africa flags were lifted, creating an ocean of colour among the estimated 30,000 in attendance. Joining the countless Rainbow Nation colours were a broad cross-section of national flags representing every corner of the globe, as the many visitors in attendance took the opportunity to enjoy Africa’s impressive ability to turn on a party.

THIS IS TRUE AFRICAN SPIRIT, VIVA AFRICA!!!

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Victoria Rowe

I’m one half of the team that runs the day to day activities at African Array Lodge. This blog is an effort to keep you updated on what’s happening here at African Array & Plettenberg Bay.

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2 Comments

merc92 June 16, 2010 at 6:25 pm

Someone please stop the horns! I tried to give the World Cup a chance, but I’d even turn off the Superbowl if there was the same annoying background noise.

Frank June 16, 2010 at 8:28 pm

The Vuvuzela, just when you though kazoos were the most annoying “musical instruments”

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