Armed Forces Day Military Parade

President Cyril Ramaphosa is scheduled to attend the SANDF parade in Table View that honours our soldiers and marks the sinking of the SS Mendi in the English Channel in 1917 where over 600 SA Native Labour Corps members and 33 crew members died.

Live streaming will be available on screens at Blaauwberg Beach, Grand Parade and Khayelitsha from 11 am.

Here is the sequence of events for the SANDF Military Parade on Table View Beachfront. Click here for road closures.

10: 30 Guests to be seated
Arrival of Podium Group
Podium Group moves to the podium


11:00 National Salute:
Present Arms
National Anthem
21 Round Gun salute
Salute Flight
Religious Observance
Address by the President
Ceremonial Handing over of the SANDF Flag
17 Round Gun Salute for the SANDF Flag
Guard of Honour and Military Band withdraw

March Past:
Marching Columns
Mechanised Columns
Guard of Honour and Military Band deploy

National Salute:
Present Arms
National Anthem
Podium Group withdraws
Guard of Honour, Military Band and
Flag Company withdraws
Invited Guests move to venue for Capability Demonstration