Woordfees

The City of Oaks hosts the annual nine-day art and literary festival with poetry, stories, live music performances, art exhibitions and more. The programme is packed with interesting activities set to entertain the public and educate the masses. The festival includes the Writer’s Festival with thinkers and writers participating in talks and discussions; music including Carnival music, The Pops concert and the Coetzenburg concerts; The Sanlam Musiekfees with rock, opera, blues, gospel and kwêla […]

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National Arts Festival [Grahamstown]

The 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. Starting at the end of June/beginning of July, it runs for 11 days and is held in the small university city of Grahamstown,which is situated in the Eastern Cape, 130km from Port Elizabeth. The Kingdom of the Netherlands is supporting six Dutch artists who […]

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Mobility Indaba

Cape Town, Johannesburg and other big cities in South Africa are struggling with growing congestion issues. Besides the congestion problems, a large part of the population don’t have access to jobs, economic opportunities and basic public facilities because of the lack of transportation or the means to pay for the current means of transport. According to recent studies 47% of households in Cape Town have a monthly income at or […]

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