With just a week to go to the prestigious annual FEATHER AWARDS, organisers today officially announced the first annual Feather Festival taking place in Joburg next weekend. Everything you know or ever heard about festivals is about to be flipped on its head with this upcoming extravaganza – indeed the Feathers Festival is here.
This 2-day festival is scheduled for Friday, 18th and Saturday 19th October and will showcase an abundance of fashion, food as well as music for all to enjoy. The festival will boast an exclusive market on both days, selling a delectable selection of food and drinks, art pieces, Feathers merchandise and other fabulous fashion items. A queer exhibition like no other will also be staged at the Feathers Festival.
Declared Jozi Vogue night, Friday evening will play host to a unique and exciting fashion show showcasing one of SA’s hottest young designers Ora with her collab range DARE TO BE QUEER by Thami X Ora followed by a live performance by the Mzansi Gay Choir and an 8 category Vogue contest.
The festival’s main concert will take place on Saturday with headlining outfits including living legends Boomshaka, the ever-fabulous Kelly Khumalo, SA royalty KB, the first lady Tamara Dey and the people’s favourite Busiswa. Also confirmed to the headline is soulful singer Wanda Baloyi, Amstel and the infamous Madame Gigi. Young talent confirmed includes Langa Mavuso, Buhlebendalo and Mr Allofit will also join the lineup. DJ Olwe and friends on the decks until the festival closes. More acts and surprised to be confirmed.