The third annual CAPSULE FEST took place in downtown Joburg this past weekend celebrating urban street culture with over 3 000 people in attendance.
Now in its third year, CAPSULE FEST brought together artists, music lovers, dancers, influencers, designers, creatives, sport enthusiasts, consumers and brands in an authentic celebration of South African and African street culture.
This year’s line-up featured some of the local acts including Riky Rick, Nadia Nakai, K.O, Yanga Chief and A-Reece, to many others, including young talent such as Dee Koala, The Big Hash, Willy Cardiac, Uncle Vinny, J Molley, Uncle Partytime, Khumz Taylor as well as Lucasraps who won this year’s Put Me On Competition.
This year’s International artist was Atlanta native, UNO The Activist who brought out local DJ and artist; DJ Speedsta and J Molley on stage with him.
The annual urban street culture festival that celebrates and elevates all elements of culture, collaborated media partners 5FM and Channel O with Sportscene’s various brands including Vans, Kappa, Adidas, Nike, Converse, Dickies, Sneaker King, Champion, Puma, New Era and Asics.
5FM and Nike respectively, offered festival goers free tattoos, while Dickies and Legends offered free fresh haircuts. DJ Speedsta hosted the Skate Park, LOQ Down hosted the Basketball Court sponsored by Sportscene and the gaming activities were powered by Vodacom and PlayStation.
The Capitec Live Better Talks featured over 44 speakers, 8 sessions and dedicated short-film screening
s of the Capsule Fest 2018 Aftermovie.
‘“Capsule Fest is just one of those events we are proud of as a brand. Every year we add different elements, and they always prove to be in tune with the culture. The festival goers were super amped about the Fest again this year and the various activations delivered. As always the gathering was much more than just a concert, it’s a festival celebrating the culture in its entirety, says Sportscene’s Brand Manager Lulama Mnisi.