CTMT 2010: A meet-and-greet social at the Castle of Good Hope

A snapshot from Google Maps showing the Castle and the Parade

A snapshot from Google Maps showing the Castle and the Parade

When I arrived at the magnificent and historic Castle of Good Hope in central Cape Town early on Friday evening there was a serious party happening at the FIFA Fan Fest on the Grand Parade, in front of our beautiful City Hall.

The music was thumping, the bands were whipping the crowds into a frenzy, the vuvuzelas were blowing, the place was rocking! (If you click on this link, you can see an excellent video of the Parade with 3D models of the FIFA Fan Fest.)

Judging from the loud music, singing and enthusiastic cheering, all the spectators who had just witnessed the 16h00 match between The Netherlands and Brazil, transmitted live on large television screens around the square, were planning to stay and party until the kick-off of the 20h30 match between Ghana and Uruguay.

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