About

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Streetopia is an annual event that sees the streets of Obs come alive for a day of colour, creativity and good vibrations. It's free, and everyone's invited.

Participate

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It's your event: you create the vibe, and the activities. All you need to do is think of something to contribute, and then get involved and do your thing.

The Event

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Picture a day of community, art, mutated vehicles, music, street performers, market stalls and gifting. A free community carnival. That's Streetopia.

Latest news and information:

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  • As a community-based event, the whole of our day together on the streets is powered by the spirit of volunteering. The artworks, performances and many other activities are all offered as a gift to the community of Obs – as are the time of many folks who fill shifts in operational roles on the day. […]

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  • In order for an event our nature to take place in Obs, and in terms of City of Cape Town bylaws, every year’s event since our first in 2015 has required that our event team seek an OK from residents who live within a 100m radius of any amplified sound. As a community-based organisation that […]

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  •   To raise our event, run it and then pack it all away takes a small army of helping hands – and as we’re now just weeks away from our event date, it’s time to start wrangling our volunteers and get everyone ready to leap into action over our event period! There are a wide […]

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  • If it’s September, it must mean that our team are already beavering away in the background – plotting, planning scheming and dreaming of this year’s event. And that’s definitely the case, as we’ve been rather busy already, meeting with civic organisations such as Obsid and having discussions with the Obs Civic Association, and other stakeholders, […]

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  • UPDATE: The deadline for proposals has been extended to Tuesday 14th August 2018 As part of its ongoing legacy project, every year’s Streetopia event leaves some permanent works of art in Observatory – and an opportunity is available for you or anyone else to be involved in making a difference to the civic art landscape […]

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  • The wheel of the year is turning, and as we all breathe a collective sigh of relief at the downpours of welcome rain, our event team are already planning Streetopia 2018. Obviously, because the entire event is open to you and your creative contributions, performances and public art, not even our team know what this […]

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