Lelethu Mahembehlala, a poet will be performing at Gqeberha Festival.
GQBERHA is set to honour and celebrate its legends.
They will be honored at an event called Gqeberha Legends Festival.
The event will take place at Gelvandale Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, 23 September.
Artists who will be performing include Creshwell October, Richardo Moss, Lelethu Mahambehlala, Clive Williams, Chapter 3, Boeta B, Miss Mona to name a few.
One of the event organizers and legends is Rick Moss.
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He said that the festival aims to celebrate the cultural heritage of Eastern Cape and bring together local artists, musicians, and performers to showcase their talent.
The marketing manager, Marcelle Davies said: “The festival will be hosted by the Mojo Foundation in collaboration with the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture, as well as NACCAC.”
“Our goal is to create opportunities for our local artists to showcase their talents, products, and services while promoting economic growth and social cohesion. Currently, 320 jobs have been created and we are aiming for 360 within the next couple of weeks,” she said.
Marcelle said everyone is welcomed to come to the event, but no alcohol will be allowed.
Rick said he was excited to perform at this event.
“As an artist I am happy that we will be honored while we are still alive. As legends we will be performing and also feature the young artists,” he said.