The Cultural Carnival Event, is a international cultural and family celebration. Aimed at the promotion of Cultures around the world. CCE does not permit or allow misconduct caused by individuals or groups, who for the sake of fun or any other reason, abuse others. Whether under the influence or not.

  • Don’t forget to have fun and plenty of naps to avoid getting cranky, be a more fun person to be around.
  • Don’t rely on your cell phone for contacting your friend or family in the crowd, all will be talking and singing at the same time. Use your messaging options or plan ahead where to meet if lost in the crowd.
  • Don’t forget to pack a pair of jeans and a jacket because It can sometimes get cooler. Don’t get fooled thinking Johannesburg is always warm weather.
  • Don’t argue with anyone, especially drunk. Report them to Security or Help-desk.
  • Report Drug abuse and peddlers, and any suspected behavior.

The following will not be permitted in the premises or vicinity of the Park.

  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages and substance abuse.
  • Weapons (Bottles/Knives/Guns/Spears/Explosives and any other harmful substances). For the sake of culture dances, use plastic toys.
  • Rough or man-handling of other persons, whether known or unknown, Stranger, Friend or Foe is not allowed.
  • Political marches or riots.
  • Crime and harming of other persons.
  • Xenophobic or Racial behavior of any kind.

Do’s and Don’ts

  • CARRY CELL PHONE OR PHONE CARD – EMERGENCIES DO HAPPEN AND THE ABILITY TO CHECK IN IS ALWAYS GOOD.
  • CARNIVAL INVOLVES A LOT OF WALKING. WEAR COMFORTABLE SHOES, E.G SNEAKERS/ TREKKING SANDALS.
  • ASK FOR ASSISTANCE IF YOU NEED IT. THERE ARE MANY UNIFORMED MARSHALS, POLICE, GUARDS, TOURISM OFFICERS ETC AVAILABLE TO DIRECT AND HELP YOU.
  • BRING A HAT / CAP IN CASE IT GETS TOO HOT.
  • CARRY ID WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES.
  • CARRY WITH YOU A POUCH, SECURED IN A SAFE SPOT ON YOUR PERSON. THIS MAY SOUND LIKE INCONVENIENCE, BUT IT DOES COME IN HANDY.
  • CARRY your SUNGLASSES FOR THE MIDDAY SUN glare.
  • DRINK LOTS OF FLUIDS/ WATER – YOU CAN REALLY GET DEHYDRATED, MAKE SURE to TAKE WATER WITH YOU OR PURCHASE BOTTLED WATER.
  • FOLLOW YOUR INSTINCTS. IF IT FEELS RIGHT, DO IT. IF IT FEELS WRONG, DON’T DO IT.
  • HAVE A CELL PHONE WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES, OR A LOCAL PHONE CARD IN CASE OF EMERGENCY.
  • HAVE YOUR TICKETS OR ENTRANCE MONEY WITH YOU, BUT ENSURE THAT THEY ARE SAFELY TUCKED AWAY.
  • MAKE SURE TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS PRIOR TO GOING TO THE CARNIVAL.
  • TAKE SOME SUNSCREEN– YOU NEED TO REAPPLY THIS STUFF SO TAKE SOME WITH YOU.
  • TRY THE LOCAL CUISINE STREET VENDORS, JUST REMEMBER TO LOOK FOR THE FOOD HANDLER’S LICENSE.
  • USE COMMON SENSE AND ENJOY YOURSELF.
  • WALK WITH A WAVING IMPLEMENT (RAG, HANDKERCHIEF, FLAG ETC) TO CATCH SOMEONE’S ATTENTION OR WIPE SWEAT WITH.
  • WALK WITH EXTRA MONEY – FOR A TAXI TO GET BACK HOME OR TO YOUR HOTEL.
  • WEAR LIGHT AND COMFORTABLE CLOTHES.
  • DON’T- GO PLACES OUTSIDE THE VENUE WITH STRANGERS.
  • DON’T FLASH LARGE SUMS OF CASH.
  • DON’T GET INTO STRANGER’S CARS FOR THE SAKE OF A LIFT. RATHER REPORT TO PARK’S OFFICE FOR BUS SCHEDULE OR ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS.
  • DON’T WALK ALONE IN BUSHY OR DARK AREAS. USE THE LIT WALKWAYS.
  • DON’T WEAR EXPENSIVE JEWELRY.
  • EMERGENCY MONEY – EVEN IN AN ALL INCLUSIVE SECTION YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU MIGHT NEED.
  • KEEP A GRANDPA/ PANADO/ ADVIL OR YOUR MEDICINE/ PAINKILLER OF CHOICE.
  • WEAR YOUR MEDICAL BRACELET.
  • KEEP SOME TISSUES WITH YOU– THEY REALLY COME HANDY
  • SPARE MAKEUP– FOR THOSE TOUCH UPS WHEN TOO HOT.

Don’t forget to have fun and plenty of naps to avoid getting cranky, be a more fun person to be around.

Don’t Stare, bare chest is not porn to some cultures, but don’t touch.

Don’t rely on your cell phone for contacting your friend or family in the crowd, all will be talking and singing at the same time. Use your messaging options or plan ahead where to meet if lost in the crowd.

Don’t forget to pack a pair of jeans and a jacket because the nights can sometimes get cooler. Don’t get fooled thinking Johannesburg is always warm weather.

Don’t argue with anyone, especially drunk. Report them at Help-desk.

Report Drug abuse and peddlers, and any suspected behavior.

WHAT IS ALLOWED?

Fun, Fun, Fun, Fun, Fun AND MORE Fun.

Enjoy the International CCE.


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