Golden Mic Sessions is an arts and music event that is aim to guide and prepare the youth of Soweto for life and its possibilities, equip them for meaningful and successful living in a rapidly changing and transforming society. Golden Mic is an annual event that was started in 2014 to create a dialog between the youth through poetry, music, arts & culture and to promote the fundamental values embedded in our constitution such as democracy, social justice, equality, non-racism, non-sexism, Ubuntu, an open society, accountability, respect, rule of law and reconciliation.
The event is about creating a platform for local upcoming artists where they can showcase their talents while being empowered through motivation and development, equipping upcoming artists with skills and knowledge on how to live positively and using creativity to capture their dreams and seizing opportunities that surround them. Golden Mic Sessions is an alcohol free event that is aimed at stimulating and rejuvenating the minds of our youth and promotes creative thinking and expression. It is about providing an opportunity for upcoming artists to gain exposure as well as bringing major national entertainers as a way of encouraging cooperation and working together of our youth in promoting drug and alcohol free society.