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29 June - 9 July 2017
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Overview
TThe National Arts Festival is an important event on the South African cultural calendar, and the biggest annual celebration of the arts on the African continent. It has become the home for artists from different corners of the creative world. Whether you are a dancer, musician, painter or a mere art lover, the Grahamstown National Arts Festival is where you belong. From theatre to dance, opera to cabaret, fine art to craft art, classical music to jazz, poetry readings to lectures, every art form imaginable is represented in one of the most diverse festivals in the world. For 11 days every year, the Eastern Cape town of Grahamstown transforms from a sleepy haven of academics, students and entrepreneurs into the heart of South Africa’s arts scene.
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week - Johannesburg

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week - Johannesburg

What started off as a just a fashion show has now become an annual lifestyle event that showcases the best of South African talent. From firm fashion favourites to emerging artists, the shows feature everything from glamorous garments, ready-to-wear pieces, wedding couture and the latest development in menswear. African Fashion International (AFI) was established as part of an unequivocal determination to propel and restore refined African fashion brands on the global stage. Apart from the established names in the business, the annual couture conference affords young designers the opportunity to dazzle audiences with their fresh ideas and share the runway with the elite crew of trendy exhibitors. Aside from checking out the competition, business-savvy fashionistas can also look forward to the much-anticipated conference where speakers give budding designers business advice and tips on how to stay relevant. This event takes place in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Gauteng
R500

Turbine Art Fair

Gauteng
R500
Turbine Art Fair

The Turbine Fair is an annual art fair that seeks to promote new work and talent all while establishing an art audience and collector base. Exhibitors – whether galleries, collectors or dealers – are invited to exhibit contemporary artwork priced below R40 000. The Turbine Art Fair takes place at the iconic Turbine Hall in Newtown. It attracts a diverse crowd of visitors ranging from established collectors to guests who have never purchased art but are interested in finding out more and starting a collection. The fair is a lifestyle event with live music performances, delicious food and drinks as well as entertainment for the whole family. Attendees of this exciting art fair have the opportunity to fulfil both their art-viewing and art-buying needs, while the pop-up cafe and bar caters for their discerning taste buds.

Gauteng
R1147

Standard Bank Joy of Jazz

Gauteng
R1147
Standard Bank Joy of Jazz

The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz is held in Johannesburg each year, and showcases 35 performances on four stages in three days. It’s an initiative that seeks to contribute to social cohesion, economic growth and cultural tourism. The Joy of Jazz Festival presents a diverse range of jazz styles inclusive of the giants of jazz and the upcoming young artists. There is something for everyone in the line-up every year, which is truly inspirational. The show promises to bring audiences some exciting and innovative collaborations this year.

Free State

Macufe

Free State
Macufe

Macufe is a cultural-based festival that showcases a wide range of African arts and culture to the world. It is held in Bloemfontein every year. Macufe, the ten-day Mangaung African Cultural Festival, showcases the cream of African and international talent. It features jazz, gospel, kwaito, hip-hop, R&B, rock and classical music, as well as dance, drama, cabaret, musical theatre, poetry, fine art and traditional arts and crafts. First held in 1997 before an audience of 30 000, Macufe now attracts over 140 000 people from South Africa, Africa and the world. The festival is presented in late September and early October by the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State.

KwaZulu-Natal

Black Horses Lodge

KwaZulu-Natal
Black Horses Lodge

Black Horse Lodge is located just outside Vryheid on the R69 near Ithala Game Reserve. The lodge is seven minutes away from town central town. The local shopping caters for all needs with all banks, chain supply-stores and amenities. There are activities on site which guests can take part in, such as fishing, horse-riding, birding or hiking. 24 hour security on site as well as a full-bouquet DSTV. A scrumptious breakfast is included with all bookings. We have four room types, Standard, Executive Suits, Family Units and Self-Catering Units. We have a fantastic chef who serves excellent cuisine which cuts across all cultures.

Gauteng

The Royal TouchGuest House

Gauteng
The Royal TouchGuest House

Royal Touch guesthouse is an accommodation set in Pretoria, 6 km from University of Pretoria and 8 km from Union Buildings. This apartment also features free WiFi. Monument Park Shopping Centre is 1.8 km from the apartment, while Waterkloof Heights Shop

Mpumalanga

Bella Bonni Guest House 1

Mpumalanga
Bella Bonni Guest House 1

Bella Bonni Guest House is a 100% Black Woman Owned Establishment.Bella Bonni Guest House is a beautiful home for discerning private and corporate guests who enjoy elegance, professionalism and warmth with a touch of Ubuntu.With our sumptuous breakfast your day will start on a bright note. On request, our resident chef will prepare you a fabulous lunch and/or dinner that is sure to meet your dietary requirements. Our home is safe and there is 24 hour security to enhance your peace of mind.

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