Johannesburg, October 10: The opening celebration of the much hyped Champions League T20 is slated to be held on Friday, 12th October, ahead of the main draw and after the qualifying round of the CLT20 that has already begun on Oct 9.
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The Karbonn Smart Champions League T20 has returned to South Africa and it is celebrated in a grand manner as the organisers have organised for a free concert at Melrose Arch Piazzaon Friday at 7 pm.
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The concert features local bands, Flash Republic and Mi Casa while the concert also welcomes the return of International Mash-up Artist, DJ Earworm.
"The whole spirit of this competition is the 'mashing up' of the best domestic cricket teams from around the world," says Naasei Appiah, Tournament Director, Karbonn Smart Champions League T20.
"So we thought what better way to symbolise this, than by having an opening celebration with the best in South African music, with the King of the Mash-up genre."
"We have also selected some high-profile South Africans who will act as ambassadors for each of the ten teams. These ambassadors will meet their team captains as part of the celebrations and become honorary team members for the duration of the tournament."
Tickets for this exclusive event are not available for sale. However, they are available via the online platforms of the bands performing on the night, as well as through other channels that will be revealed over the course of the week.