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Splashy Fen Festival 2021

The longest-running music festival in SA and the ultimate outdoor experience


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Disclaimer: Due to COVID-19 concerns, many events might be canceled, postponed, or changed into limited versions, sometimes at very short notice. Please check with event organizers directly for the latest updates (view the "External Resources" section below).

Splashy Fen is the longest-running annual music festival in South Africa established in 1990. Since then, it has seen a large number of famous artists. These include Syd Kitchen, Steve Newman, Tony Cox, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Koos Kombuis, Vusi Mahlasela, Shawn Phillips, Madala Kunene, Hinds Brothers, Neill Solomon, Tananas, Landscape Prayers, Just Jinjer, Tree63, Hothouse Flowers, Dan Patlansky, Springbok Nude Girls, Watershed, The Parlotones, Prime Circle, Chris Chameleon, and many others.

Besides quality music, the event is celebrated for its scenic location which is in a farm near the small town of Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal Province. Visitors may benefit from great camping grounds or opt for other accommodation options.

The festival draws fans annually in March or April. Don't hesitate on attending—Splashy is rated as one of the top festivals in South Africa and promises to be the ultimate outdoor experience.

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