MEDIA STATEMENT BY UGU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY:
The municipality wishes to advise all the ardent jazz lovers that the Ugu Jazz festival for this year has been postponed to next year due to unprecedented delays in the awarding of the tender for the Ugu Jazz festival for the year 2018.
The Ugu Jazz Festival has over the years manifested itself into the biggest musical extravaganza in the Ugu District and has managed capture the interest and hearts of all music lovers across the continent. The municipality is determined to build upon the past successes of this flagship event by presenting our jazz lovers with the enhanced experience of the Ugu Jazz Festival during the month of June next year.
An announcement will be made in due course of the appointed bidder who will organise the Ugu Jazz Festival for the year 2019 once the due tender processes have been finalised. We wish to extend our unreserved apology to the jazz-goers for the inconvenience that might have been caused.