Back to the City, the biggest hip-hop festival in Africa continues to attract scores of revellers, with 25 000 people expected to flock to Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown on Freedom Day.

The festival is now in its 13th year, features 60 artists, 30 DJs, graffiti artists, break-dancers, BMX riders, skaters, 10 live bands, freestyle football and food and fashion stalls. The festival has come to represent the pinnacle of artistic expression, the festival’s distinctive blend integrates different visions which promote social cohesion.

This unique youth event has grown into the largest public display of both commercial and underground hip hop in Africa, presenting a day of live music, street art, break-dancing, art installation, skateboarding, film, street fashion, gaming, speakers and panel discussions. From the day events to the nightly performances, this is one time that the city comes alive with true freedom of expression providing a destination for hip hop fans, artists and industry related individuals to converge and celebrate the experience of hip hop and youth culture.

Tickets are available at Webtickets

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