Rocking the Daisies 2014

Rocking the Daisies 2014

Rocking the Daisies 2014

The dates for Rocking the Daisies 2014 have been announced as taking place from Thursday, 2 October to Sunday, 5 October 2014.

For the past two years, Rocking the Daisies has sold out well before the gates opened, with last year’s event selling out a full five weeks in advance.

This high demand for Daisies tickets has resulted in the need for a more secure ticketing and accreditation system.

In order to combat fraud, the re-selling of tickets at higher prices and to improve security at the festival, Daisies has adopted an internationally aligned ticketing format.

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World Triathlon Cape Town

World Triathlon Cape Town

World Triathlon Cape Town

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today announced an addition to the 2014 World Triathlon Series calendar. For the first time ever, a World Triathlon Series event will be held on the continent of Africa with a race slated to be held at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa on April 26-27, 2014.

The World Triathlon Cape Town race will serve as the second stop on the eight-city tour, which kicks off in Auckland on April 5-6. Cape Town is one of only two cities to debut on the WTS calendar in 2014, with Chicago also hosting an event for the first time.

“We have been working to secure a WTS event in Africa for a long time,” ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado said. “We are very excited to bring our fast paced, action-packed style of racing there. The location is an ideal spot for premium racing, and will also serve as an important development tool for all of Africa.”Continue Reading …

Celebrating a double century in Clanwilliam

Celebrating a double century in Clanwilliam

Celebrating a double century in Clanwilliam

With the town celebrating its 200th birthday, the kind people of Clanwilliam are preparing for a bicentennial festival to make the history books. The homey little town is situated 230km out of Cape Town on the N7, just inland of the legendary South African West Coast.

The bicentenary festival will be held in conjunction with the annual Cederberg Arts Festival that originated in 1997 as a local get-together named after the Clanwilliam-born culture icon, Louis Leipoldt.

This year’s special celebration will be running form the 1st to the 4th of May with stage acts, art, music, food and culture straight from the good old South African heart. Continue Reading …

Celebrate 20 years of freedom in Cape Town

Celebrate 20 years of freedom in Cape Town

Celebrate 20 years of freedom in Cape Town

Two decades ago South African’s were free to cast their vote for the first time. The 27th of April 1994 was a momentous moment in a hard-won journey to equal rights for all South Africans and marked the birth of our new democracy.

Such a significant moment, in fact, that many have chosen to celebrate freedom throughout the month of April and we encourage locals and visitors alike to use this opportunity to reflect, celebrate and commemorate this time in the Mother City.

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The Creative Cape Town app

The Creative Cape Town app

The Creative Cape Town app

Creative Cape Town, a programme of the Cape Town Partnership, is out to map the city’s creativity with a free-to-download mobile app.

The Creative Cape Town app will connect creatives to clients and each other – whilst also helping the broader public access creative events and industries.

The app – one of the Cape Town Partnership’s nine official World Design Capital projects – virtually maps the creative industries, allowing users to access details (including the geographic location) of relevant creative sector operators, all at the touch of a mobile device button.Continue Reading …

Get Ready to GLOW at SA’s 5km Neon Run

Get Ready to GLOW at SA’s 5km Neon Run

Get Ready to GLOW at SA’s 5km Neon Run

Ever been to a race where to glow is the only fashion?  Neon Run is South Africa’s most electric and glowing 5km run taking place in Cape Town on the 10th May.

Be prepared to be wonderstruck as you glide through different glow zones that bring your neon to life and end the night off with an epic music festival with entertainment by some of SA’s top artists including Chris Talyor, Dean Fuel, Short Straw, The Kiffness and 5FM’s Roger Goode!

Neon Run SA aims at bringing thousands of people of all ages and nationalities together under the night skies in one exciting and unique event.  It’s all about having fun and experiencing the Neon lifestyle, whether you are running, walking, skating, rollerblading or cycling as an individual or in a group!Continue Reading …

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