Posts – Arts & Entertainment

The Soweto Festival Expo: A fun-filled family outing

  • 25 September 2014 by Carina van Wyk

The Soweto Festival Expo showcases a variety of goods and services, and provides entertainment for the entire family. The expo also supports local entrepreneurs, contributing to the greater Soweto’s economy and community.


Wildlife photography tips from a pro

  • 15 September 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

If you dream of getting that perfect wildlife shot, then here are some invaluable tips from an expert.


Africa comes to life at the Rosebank Art & Craft Market

  • 13 September 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

From its shop-level entrance, the Rosebank Art & Craft Market seems like a humble store. But venture down the stairs at the back of the shop, and you’re met with a bustling underground market that captures the essence of Africa.


Murder mystery evening at Maropeng: Real-life CSI and forensic anthropology

  • 22 August 2014 by Kate Rau

On 30 August 2014, Maropeng will host a murder mystery evening. The event promises to be a thrilling introduction to real-life CSI for anyone with an interest in forensics, anthropology and the human body.


A brush with South Africa’s art galleries

  • 19 August 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

There are a number of world-renowned art galleries scattered around the country, showcasing the work of old masters as well as emerging contemporary talent. Get a healthy dose of artistic culture at these fine galleries ...


Love South Africa: Photos by Derek Smith, aka Mr Baggins

  • 15 August 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We have a Love South Africa Flickr group where many talented photographers share incredible photos of our beautiful country. We have decided to showcase a few of these photographers’ photos on our blog.


Top music festivals in South Africa

  • 13 August 2014 by Sarah Came

With our stunning landscape and equally beautiful weather, there are few better places to find a spot for a weekend far away from real life. And if you want a total escape, there is no better place than a world in the wilderness created by a music festival.


MaXhosa designer Laduma Ngxokolo talks inheritance and heritage

  • 22 July 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

Four years ago Port Elizabeth-born designer Laduma Ngxokolo saw a gap in the market for traditional Xhosa initiates’ attire and created his label MaXhosa by Laduma.


South Africa's local markets

  • 14 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There are a number of fantastic markets to choose from in South Africa. Some are informal, happening beachside or near popular tourist attractions, while others are more formal markets in buildings.


The National Arts Festival – a national treasure

  • 11 July 2014 by Sarah Came

The National Arts Festival, currently on in Grahamstown, is one of South Africa’s arts and culture highlights, and is the biggest annual event of its kind in Africa.