ALL ROADS LEADS TO SOWETO BIGGEST GAMING FESTIVAL

Published: Thursday, June 6, 2019

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“in keeping with our mission, we have designed this event to be accessible to everyone and creating a tournament structure that is more inclusive. Said Gabriel Ramokotjo, Director, I-Village Foundation NPC. The Tech Fest allows us to open the doors to many who are interested in entering the gaming arena meet the needs of technology and gaming enthusiasts in Soweto and the surrounding areas which are together home to several million people, most of them under 30 years of age”.

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28 - 29 June 2019, Soweto Theatre, Soweto.

 

The biggest township tech & gaming expo announced today that the 2019 Esports tournament will be co-hosted in 3 African countries i.e. Ghana, Nigeria and Zimbabwe.

The esports tournament will have a prize pool of R 20 000, which will be the first of its kind and will be hosted at the prestigious Soweto Theatre, Soweto’s finest venue.

 

The 3rd annual gaming festival will feature popular esports titles on the agenda such as FIFA 19, Tekken 7 and Counter – Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO), as well as giveaways, arcade corner and technology experience rooms.

“in keeping with our mission, we have designed this event to be accessible to everyone and creating a tournament structure that is more inclusive. Said Gabriel Ramokotjo, Director, I-Village Foundation NPC. The Tech Fest really allows us to open the doors to many who are interested in entering the gaming arena meet the needs of technology and gaming enthusiasts in Soweto and the surrounding areas which are together home to several million people, most of them under 30 years of age”.

The Ekasi Tech Fest 2019 will also introduce a wide variety of educational and entertainment video games and other next-generation platforms such as Virtual Reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR) to a whole new audience.

The 3rd annual Tech fest is sponsored by AOC Gaming, Comsol Networks, Syntech, Redragon and Nexus Hub.

The Tickets for the Ekasi Tech Fest Esports Tournament ranges from R 80.00 for day pass, R 150.00 for 2-day pass and R 250.00 for the FFA 19, Tekken 7 and Street Fighter V tournaments participation. Tickets for the event are available at www.e-kasifest.co.za and any Pick n Pay outlets in South Africa.

For further enquiries, please contact [email protected] / [email protected]

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Ekasi Tech Fest & Gaming Expo

The e-Kasi Tech Fest is an initiative by the Innovation Village Foundation NPC, based in Soweto. Developed in response to the need for the establishment of a platform that will serve to harness the power of diverse thinking, talent and skills and to identify, develop and connect those inventors doing that of which no other has thought of.

 

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