Posts – Arts & Entertainment

10 tips for surviving AfrikaBurn

AfrikaBurn is a festival of community and creativity that takes place in the middle of Tankwa Karoo National Park every year, and it kicks off on Monday 27 April. If you’ve already got your ticket in hand, and are breathless with anticipation, we’ve put together a few tips for you.


The world-famous Drakensberg Boys Choir

A visit to the remarkable Drakensberg Boys Choir is a must. If you’re in KwaZulu-Natal at any stage, make it your mission to hear them – it’s an experience you will never forget.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: street art and post boxes

  • 17 April 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

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


South Africa with a difference – photo essay

Something a little bit different – a photo essay of quirky images from South Africa.


The SunStar art installation on Signal Hill

  • 16 April 2015 by Lynnette Johns

The SunStar is a temporary art installation on top of Cape Town’s Signal Hill. The artwork is largely made from the fence that once surrounded Robben Island.


Cape Town's best beaches for kids

  • 14 April 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Cape Town is home to sandloads of beautiful beaches. Here, we list those that are most family-friendly.


The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival: a celebration of Afrikaans

Expect to participate in a sokkie (an informal style of dance), and discover much-loved dishes such as potjiekos and milk tart.


Painting the streets of Kgubetswana

  • 08 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Think of the term ‘street art’ in South Africa, and more often than not, you will picture the masterpieces sprayed under bridges and on buildings in the sprawling urban jungles. I spotted the art form in an almost rural setting – and it was magnificent.


South Africa rallies behind Trevor Noah

South Africans are on a high after the announcement that local comedian Trevor Noah will be the new host of The Daily Show.


One Direction light up the worlds of Johannesburg fans

  • 30 March 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

If you aren’t a Directioner yourself then you surely know at least two Directioners – One Direction are currently one of the biggest pop acts in the world, and their sold-out concerts in Johannesburg proved why.