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WHEN 24-year-old chartered accountant Jan Scannell hatched a plan to highlight the beauty of South Africa while uniting men and women around a fire, he never anticipated the amount of traction his campaign would achieve. Twelve years on, with books and a popular kykNET TV show to his name, Scannell – who is better known...
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Theatre Festival starts Thursday, 22 September The Cape Town City Hall is being transformed into a multi-venue theatre, pop-up restaurant and coffee shop, as the Cape Town Fringe prepares to launch a Festival of theatre, dance, music, comedy and magic on Thursday, 22 September. The Festival (which runs till 8 Oct) is also moving into...
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South Africa’s 2016 Championship Boerewors winner was crowned on Robben Island today. The Boerewors recipe of Olivier Kritzinger (63) from Joubertina in the Eastern Cape was revealed as #SAsNo1 following an exciting charity rugby match between players from the SA Rugby Sevens team and well-known media personalities. Shoprite and Checkers are proud of SA’s boerewors...
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BornToFly is the theme of the 22nd Cape Town International Kite Festivalwhich will fill the sky with incredible kites on 29 & 30 October 2016 in Muizenberg. “We believe everyone is born with potential to fly beyond life’s circumstances,” says Ingrid Daniels, director of Cape Mental Health, the organiser of the annual kiting extravaganza. “Our...
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The screening of the movie, Noem My Skollie, at Pollsmoor prison made history, as the first feature film in South Africa, to première at a maximum security prison before its national release in cinemas. On Tuesday, August 16th, the film was screened to an audience of about 150 people, including wardens, about twenty inmates from...
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The National Arts Council (NAC) of South Africa has awarded R23 million in grants to 116 organisations countrywide who will receive funding for the next three years in various arts disciplines.This is an increase from the last funding cycle where 98 organisations received three year funding. To support the strategic initiative of promoting equity in...
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South Africa Premiere Thursday, August 18, 2016 — The Gruffalo is coming to South Africa! The National Arts Festival announced today that it is producing Tall Stories’ hit musical adaptation of the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Originating in the UK, this enchanting production combining songs, laughter and storytelling theatre will...
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GRAHAMSTOWN – Playwright and Arts Administrator Ashraf Johaardien has been appointed as the Executive Producer of the National Arts Festival, a newly created role aimed at taking South Africa’s premier arts event boldly into the future. Johaardien, currently head of Arts and Culture at the University of Johannesburg, is no stranger to the National Arts...
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Dan Mace, won two silver screening at the 2016 Young Director Awards in Cannes last week. He is the only African director to have won this year as well as the only director across all mediums to win in two categories. Dan Mace is a young and inspired filmmaker who has managed to merge his...
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Stick Man , Triggerfish’s collaboration with Magic Light Pictures, has won Le Cristal at Annecy, the top prize for a TV production at the world’s premier animation festival. This is the biggest accolade yet for the acclaimed short film, which recently won Best Animation at both the BANFF World Media Festival and the Shanghai International Film...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'