Category: Festivals

  • June 18th, 2011 — Viva the Republic!

    As the sky lanterns drifted perilously near the thatched roof of the Drostdy Museum, the Revolution of Swellendam looked like it may begin with the sort of conflagration that would hit International Press, as some of the oldest buildings in South Africa were in danger of burning down in dramatic fashion.  But the wind lifted […]

  • World Cup Fan Fests to wow crowds

    Not all fans will be able to get their hands on coveted 2010 Fifa World Cup™ tickets, but they’ll still be able to experience the biggest soccer extravaganza in Africa at live Fan Fests – official public viewing events – in all nine host cities. Millions of fans are expected to watch the matches live…

  • Karoo 2010: The Cradock World Cup Fiesta!

    The place to be over the World Cup period is the Karoo – specifically, the river town of Cradock in the Eastern Cape. The townsfolk of Cradock – and the outlying communities – are transforming the area into a holiday venue from June 11 to July 10 this year. Designed for families, honeymooners, weekend lovers,…

  • SA HotRods Street Festival 2010

    SA HotRods and the Western Province Motor Club (WPMC) have partnered to bring you the most eye-popping, action-packed day of motoring magic to date, the SA HotRods Street Festival 2010. Prepare to be amazed at Killarney Racetrack, on Sunday 23rd May. Expect spectacular drag racing, drifting, gymkhana and a motor show. The day promises to…