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Festive events in December 2013

December in South Africa is synonymous with summer holidays, which makes it one of the best times to have some outdoor (and indoor) festive fun.

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Cape Town commemorates Mandela

  • 07 December 2013 by Stuart Buchanan

On Friday morning, following the news of Nelson Mandela’s passing, I took to the streets of Cape Town to see where people were going, what kind of mood had settled over the city, and if there was any physical sign of the great loss the world has just experienced.

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Celebrating Madiba’s life with song and dance (and plenty of #MadibaMagic)

Ordinary South Africans celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela through song and dance.

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Model Alek Wek gives SA the thumbs-up

A brief interview with Sudan-born supermodel Alek Wek on visiting South Africa.

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Johannesburg's Museum of African Design (MOAD)

Johannesburg’s new Museum of African Design (MOAD) in the trendy Maboneng Precinct in downtown Johannesburg was opened by Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile on Thursday 24 October 2013.

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Rocking for Rhinos 2013

Helicopter flips and performances by LCNVL and Crash Car Burn are just some of the attractions at the Rocking for Rhinos 2013 festival. At the end of the day, though, it’s all about raising funds for rhinos – and getting hands-on.

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Inner-city celebrations

The Joburg City Festival is a celebration of all things Joburg, and takes place from 25 to 31 August 2013.

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Winter the Dullstroom way

The Highveld town of Dullstroom is not exempt from the blue skies and mild weather that blesses much of Mpumalanga province in the winter months. But from time to time, a cold front rolls in.

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It’s time for international bloggers to #MeetSouthAfrica!

In only a few days, 15 international bloggers will head to our beautiful land to #MeetSouthAfrica.

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OmmiBerg Round the Rock wine festival

The annual Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock Wine Festival is one of the many harvesting fairs in the Western Cape. It takes place in the Paarl Winelands on 9 March 2013, with 12 participating vineyards hosting a range of events in honour of their vines, which, by early March, are full and heavy with fruit.

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