Ready, set, party for matrics, and Covid be damned

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Ready, set, party for matrics, and Covid be damned

This year’s pilgrimage has all the makings of a superspreader event, but youngsters are unfazed

Senior reporter

Hundreds of matric pupils are not willing to give up the chance to attend the annual Matric Rage Festival.

In spite of Covid-19 and pleas from medical experts, pupils from private schools will descend on Umhlanga and Ballito in KZN to begin celebrations to mark the end of the schooling on Friday.

A Durban pupil, who bought his ticket three months ago, said he wasn’t worried about the Covid-19 risk...

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