Posts – Arts & Entertainment

South African festivals – something for everyone

  • 03 December 2014 by Carina van Wyk

One should always have something to look forward to, and what could be better than having a few fun festivals lined up on the calendar? We take a look at some of South Africa’s more interesting festivals.


City lights and sights on Cape Town’s Night Tour bus

  • 03 December 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

See Cape Town by night on the City Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off bus. These summer tours run until May next year and offer a different vantage point of the city.


Jared Leto says ‘HELLO SOUTH AFRICA’ and ‘#HowzitBru’

  • 27 November 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

Multitalented artist Jared Leto recently performed in South Africa with his band, 30 Seconds to Mars, for their Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams tour.


​30 fun things to do in Johannesburg under R200

  • 24 November 2014 by Russel Jarvis

Find out what to do in Johannesburg with a list of fun activities that won’t cost you the Earth.


War Horse comes 'home' to South Africa

Set on a Devonshire farm and amid the carnage of the World War I battlefields in France, the stage adaptation of War Horse has become a global phenomenon. But it has now come ‘home’ to South Africa.


Popular pics on Instagram: Cityscapes and stripes

  • 07 November 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams shared on our account in the past week…


10 sizzling summer events

A round-up of 10 exciting summer events to pencil into your diary.


Dali Tambo talks heritage

  • 02 November 2014 by Kolosa Vuso (word and pictures)

Dali Tambo is the son of the late influential and respected struggle stalwarts, Oliver and Adelaide Tambo. Here he speaks about heritage, and what it means to him.


Celebrities who love South Africa

  • 28 October 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There have been a number of celebrities who have come to #MeetSouthAfrica, and we love all of their fantastic photos. Here are some of these photos and a little bit about what the celebrities had to say about our beautiful country.


My city: Gavin Rajah’s creative Cape Town

  • 26 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

As part of the ‘My city’ series, South African Tourism caught up with style maven Gavin Rajah to talk about his favourite spots in the Mother City. The acclaimed designer has lived in Cape Town for the past 25 years and doesn’t see himself living anywhere else in the country.