Posts – Events

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.

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Celebrate Bastille Day in Franschhoek

Franschhoek seldom needs an excuse for a festival, but one of its favourites is its Bastille Day celebration, now in its 21st year.

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Jackson Hlungwani’s artworks live on

  • 08 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The late Jackson Hlungwani has been described as legendary and is recognised across the world for his artistic sculptures.

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Fashion and fun at the Durban July

  • 07 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The Vodacom Durban July took place this past Saturday, 5 July 2014. There was fantastic hospitality, interesting fashion interpretations of the ‘Big Screen’ theme, lots of fun and, of course, horse racing.

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Durban July 2014: The fashion, the field and the fun

The 2014 Vodacom Durban July takes place at Greyville Racecourse on Saturday 5 July. The theme for this year’s event is ‘The Big Screen’, and this gives pundits the chance to upstage the many celebrities who will be attending the event.

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Enjoy a night of stargazing at Maropeng

Did you know that Mars’ sky is pink, that the Evening Star is actually a planet, or that Jupiter has over 60 moons?

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Comrades Marathon 2014: results and pictures

  • 01 June 2014 by Tara Turkington and Stuart Buchanan

The Comrades Marathon started as a tribute to the South African soldiers who lost their lives during World War I. Since then, it has become a South African long-distance running race of legend and its popularity as an ultra-marathon has spread around the world.

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​Pink tourism in South Africa

  • 29 May 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Pink tourism is a niche tourism market aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travellers.

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Business tourism boom in South Africa

  • 25 May 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Business tourism to South Africa is booming, a testament to our first-class infrastructure and conferencing facilities.

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The Purple Shall Govern

Mary Sibande’s exhibition, The Purple Shall Govern, is on at the Standard Bank Gallery until 7 June. In this interview, Sibande gives insight into her alter ego, ‘Sophie’, through which she explores issues of identity, rebirth and belonging.

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