Soccer European Championship - Public viewings in and around Jozi (Johannesburg)
Hi Jozi folks,
the public viewings at Bassline, Newtown, Johannesburg, are great - do come for soccer, socialising and art (short films, art performances - all evolve around soccer, of course).
I attach the press statement of the Swiss and Austrian embassies. Doors open at 7.30, I think. Tonight, Sunday 22, quarter final Spain Italy, Wednesday semi Germany Turkey.
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The Austrian and Swiss Embassies, representing the host countries of EURO2008, together with the Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation of the Government of Gauteng, are bringing EURO2008, the last major international soccer event before the Confederation Cup Protected content the FIFA World Championship in Protected content South Africa, to the fans and followers in Gauteng.
Public viewings are organised in 14 Township taverns across the Province, and at Bassline in Newtown on the big screen. The taverns run a competition with prize drawings.
Bassline, together with the public viewing, features a full cultural by-programme, including soccer movies and artists transforming the matches live onto canvass.