Basha Uhuru is conceptualized and hosted by Constitution Hill; a National Heritage Site boasting a living museum with a rich historical treasure chest and is also home to the Constitutional Court - a beacon of hope for the nation. The festival commemorates the youth of 1976 through a celebration of creative expression. It is an urban youth culture festival boasting a tapestry of arts platforms which connect creative industries with the trendy youth market.
Located within the Jo’burg inner-city, the province’s innovative cultural hub, Basha Uhuru is the creative heart beat of Jozi thus positioning the city as an attractive tourist destination during the month of June.
Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival, Constitution Hill's flagship arts festival, is a celebration and expression of the artistic freedom of the youth of South Africa.
Constitution Hill is a living museum that tells the story of South Africa’s journey to democracy. The site is a former prison and military fort that bears testament to South Africa’s turbulent past and, today, is home to the country’s Constitutional Court, which endorses the rights of all citizens.