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Sunday Edition Returns to Braamfontein This Weekend For 5th Installment

Here's everything you need to know about the Sunday Edition happening this Sunday in Braamfontein in association with OkayAfrica.

After a successful first four events, the fourth installment of the Sunday Edition event series, in partnership with OkayAfrica, is taking place this Sunday at Neighbourgoods Market in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

If you haven't been attending, you've been missing out on a curated offering of music, art, food and fashion. The event series is a celebration of the city and urban culture.


An essential showcase of Joburg's street food scene offers the city's boldest and brightest street chefs and hole-in-the-wall restaurateurs.

The freshest local streetwear labels and vintage clothing merchants exhibit their goods and a revolving exhibition of street artists, print makers and sidewalk industrialists display and sell their work.

Rooftop bars supply beer buckets, crafted cocktails and Altos Tequila specials, and an open-air dance floor at the center of it all.

This week's line-up and set times:

13:00 Congo Muffin

14:30 Mvelo

16:00 Oh Those Guys

18:00 Lelowhatsgood

More details about the event on the poster below. Tickets will be sold at the door for R50.

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