A number of artists have taken to the streets of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday to protest in opposition to the regulation proscribing music occasions from opening.
The N3 north and southbound, between Spaghetti Junction and the Pavilion has been blocked because of their protest motion.
They name on the federal government to reopen music occasions with restricted capability on attendance.
The hashtag #VulaPresident has been seen trending on social media with notable artists together with DJ Tira and DJ Bongz.
When the police arrived on scene, they tried dispersing the protesters with stun grenades and rubber bullets.
It was reported that a number of folks have been arrested in the course of the protest.
Regardless of the transfer to degree 2 lockdown, some actions are nonetheless restricted together with worldwide journey, public gatherings – music occasions, funerals and spiritual occasions – spectators at sporting occasions in addition to the curfew remained in place.
The pandemic halted music occasions, together with reside performances.
Nonetheless, minister of Sport, Arts and Tradition, Nathi Mthethwa mentioned that authorities had processed purposes for 35 venues to be reopened, together with 18 museums, seven cinemas, 5 theatres and 5 libraries in 4 provinces.
He additionally confirmed in March that R150-million aid fund was allotted to help athletes, artists and technical personnel in each sectors.