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As a prestigious and astute annual event boasting glamour and glory, the Vodacom July once again is set to impress. Considering the pandemic and current challenges, this year’s Vodacom Durban July (VDJ) brings something new to the table.
Gates will open on 3 July 2021 at Greyville Racecourse, with the meet broadcast on SuperSport 4, DSTV channel 204 and the city’s digital platforms. Additionally, pre-and post-event activities will support the main event on 2 July 2021 and 4 July 2021.
eThekwini Mayor Councillor Mxolisi Kaunda launched the VDJ Grand Experience programme on Thursday, 17 June 2021, where he highlighted precautions to ensure a safe experience in adherence to Covid-19 protocols. “Rebuilding tourism and hosting events during this period requires innovation. If visitors cannot experience our tourism products physically, they should be able to participate virtually. This is the commitment we made when we launched the Economic Recovery Plan, to revive sectors adversely affected by Covid-19.”
With this in mind, he said the City is ready to host visitors for the VDJ Grand Experience. “We are working hard to ensure there is tourism activity which is critical for the local economy while emphasising strict adherence to health regulations. We have also identified sport as vital to positioning Durban as a preferred venue for international events.”
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