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SACO - KDI Report on DAC Intervention - UMaskandi Festval 2019

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SACO - KDI Report on DAC Intervention - UMaskandi Festval 2019 The Indlamlenze Development Foundation organised for the first time the 2019 uMaskandi Festival which was held on the 30 March at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban/ eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal. The main aim of the Festival was to showcase maskandi music nationally and internationally. The findings reveal that most of the attendees were from KwaZulu-Natal (mainly from within the Durban/ eThekwini Municipality area). Mostly African males were in attendance from diverse income groups and educational backgrounds, with most attendees having completed secondary schooling.
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