From the people who brought the 116 crew to the PIA tour and local tours with the likes of Siphokazi Jonas and Emmah Mabye; Fresh Impressions brings us the Freedom Festival – if the Son sets you free you are free indeed. SACHH got to talk to the organisers about what the fest is all about.
April is South Africa’s freedom month, and although we have democratic freedom, true freedom only comes from Jesus Christ, it was for this reason that Sir Harry Fresh and his team incepted Freedom Fest inspired by the scripture John 8v36. Harold says that he wants people to experience the freedom of being a Christian through food, fashion, music, and poetry; all of which is worship.
So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.John 8 verse 36
The festival will be held on the 18th of April 2020 at the Ticket Pro Dome starting from 1 pm with a Poetry session with Poets In Autumn artists, Siphokazi Jonas and Puno Selesho, then turn up for Christ with Christian Hip Hop featuring Blaque Nubon, Suffix, Courtney Antipas, DJ Eazy, and KB* ending off with full out Worship led by Khaya Mthethwa, We Will Worship, Lilly Million, Kelitah, KINGDOMUSIC, Jonathan McReynolds, Mali Music*, Dante Bowe*, Dr. Tumi*, and Chandler Moore*.
The organisers were even approached by Trace Gospel SA for a partnership. So expect the event to be broadcasted on Trace Gospel SA DSTV channel 332. They are still looking for people who can partner with them in praying, playing( selling tickets or helping spread the word) and paying( buying your tickets or contributing to the festival financially). We are the body of Christ let us work together to share the freedom we have in Christ.
“This is the first festival we are embarking on, so there have been hiccups, but lessons on the way,” says Harold when we asked him about how the preparations are going. He also shared that in preparing for the event spiritually they will be launching a 50 days prayer campaign, ” people can take up a day to pray for the festival and give prayer points for the prayer on their chosen day.” Please contact them to get a day and check out the Facebook events page to keep up with the preparation and the latest inline up announcements. Some believers have also taken to praying around the Dome.
Expect a feast of food, fashion, music, poetry, and much more creativity in the urban Christian context. This is a good opportunity to share the gospel with your friend who you’ve been trying to get to go to church. Get your tickets now, you definitely wouldn’t want to miss this. Check out your What’s Happening page for ticket sale info.
In light of all that has been happening in SA and the world, this will be a good opportunity for us to pray for true freedom in our nations. Let us support this initiative that is a celebration of the creative freedom we have in Christ Jesus.
SACHH raises the flag and raises bars.
*To be confirmed.