Field Band Foundation

Youth Development through Music & Dance

Category: FBF Events

National FBF Celebrations

Alexandra Stadium, 7 October 2017

SA’s top 10 Field Bands live in Parys

Celebrate the Field Band Foundation’s 20th year, and enjoy spectacular
15-minute performances by SA’s top 10 Field Bands…

16 Field Bands parade on Youth Day

Tomorrow sees 16 Field Bands celebrate Youth Day with parades in different townships across SA; involving 1 500 young members of the Field Band Foundation.

These performances will start at 09:00, with brass, percussion, movement sections, and flags aloft in typically upbeat Field Band style. These celebrations commemorate Youth Day in the 20th year of the non-profit Field Band Foundation’s work.

In this time, almost 50 000 youngsters have passed through Field Band Foundation (FBF) programmes; 25 000 of them for a minimum of three years. The FBF operates 42 Field Bands in seven provinces, with a “Music for Life!” lifeskills training programme alongside its musical training.

Youth Day street parades will take place in Alexandra, Blouberg, Soweto, Hammanskraal, Khatu, Kimberley, KwaThema, Molteno, Musina, Parys, Plettenberg Bay, Stellenbosch, Thabazimbi, Ventersdorp, Viljoenskroon, Witbank.