Wavescape Surf Film Festival 2012

Cape Town Wavescape Film Festival

Dudes, Dudette’s, Bro’s and Bru’s get ready to experience the ride of your life at the 9th annual Wavescape Surf Film Festival. The ultimate Surf Film Festival that was born out of the love and passion of surfing and surf culture, and the simple idea of sharing these good vibes with like minded Peeps. The festival offers  a showcase of films, music and art events in South Africa and Reunion, all with the aim of having fun, building community and promoting ocean conservation. Wavescape is a 3 week feast of a festival celebrating all things surf - Paddling out on Thursday the 29th of November through to the 17th of December 2012. The highlight of the Wavescape festival is without question the free screening of three short films and                  

Cape Town are you ready to ROCK at Synergy Live 2012

Synergy 2012 CApe Town November

Soak up the sun, pitch a tent, relax and rock out with the mind-blowing line-up at the 2012 Synergy Live - more than 100 local and international bands, live acts, comedians and DJ's are set to perform at Theewaters Sport Club from the 30th of November to the 2nd of December on four different stages for 3 whole days, for one insane party. Get ready for the goosebumps as this years festival highlight is none other than English rock, meets punk, meets electronic dance music group - The Prodigy! When it comes to full blown, ear and eye shatteringly explosive performances, The Prodigy stands heads and shoulders above the rest  - this is one performance you don’t want to miss! If the FOMO fears and tears are building up, STOP - pull                  

Franschhoek ‘Magic of Bubbles’ Cap Classique & Champagne Festival 2012

Franschhoek ‘Magic of Bubbles’ Cap Classique & Champagne Festival

"Say WHAT?" Say Eddie and Patsy… "An Ab Fab Festival dedicated to the ‘Magic of Bubbles’ and Champers… Now we’re talking!" It is that time of year again where Bubbly fanatics can experience the world of top class Champagne and Cap Classique under one roof at the Franschhoek ‘Magic of Bubbles’ Cap Classique and Champagne Festival, presented by MasterCard. Local Cap Classique producers presenting their best bubblies at this years festival include Backsberg, Colmant, Graham Beck Wines, Krone, La Motte, Morena, Môreson, Pierre Jourdan, Simonsig, Steenberg, Topiary Wines and Villiera. Representing the Champagne region of France are Billecart Salmon, Tribaut and Veuve Clicquot. The festival will run over three days from Saturday the                  

Bonnievale Bonanza 2012

2,3,4 November 2012 Bonnivale

Nestled on the banks of the Breederiver, surrounded by the Langeberg Mountain Range lies the humble dorpie town of Bonnievale, each year the first weekend of November is set aside for the annual Bonnievale Bonanza a festival for all to come and enjoy the beauty and joy of festivities in the Breede Valley from Friday the 2nd to Sunday the 4th November 2012. The Bonnievale Bonanza is the perfect excuse to escape hustle and bustle of the city for the weekend, kicking off at 9am on Friday with a tractor-driver-dash and a Potjie Competition that the whole family can enjoy. There are heaps of lucky draw prizes to be won as well as great prizes for the potjie masters of each category.  The whole weekend is jam-packed with sporting                  

International Oriental Dance Festival 2012

The International Oriental Dance Festival V&A Waterfront October 2012

Oriental Dance hails from in the Middle East... a beautiful form of dance associated with signature sinuous hip and abdominal movements performed mostly by woman… Now day’s Oriental dance is performed throughout the world attracting large audiences and participants for the age-old traditional form of dance is as appealing as ever. The International Oriental Dance Festival is hitting Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront from Thursday the 25th of October running till Sunday the 28th of October 2012. Approximately 500 international dancers from as far as Germany, Israel, Iraq, Spain, Indonesia, Argentina and Belgium as well as local Oriental dancers will contribute to this year’s festival. Performances include; Oriental, Belly,                  

Drostdy-Hof’s Festive Market in Tulbagh

Festivals in Tulbagh

Drostdy-Hof is kick-starting the festive season, with an annual market day, planned for Saturday, November 10 at the beautiful De Oude Drostdy in Tulbagh. Showcasing South Africa’s second oldest town at its fun and countryside best with a carefully selected range of mostly handmade products, crafts and delectable eats to attract a wide range of shopping enthusiasts, especially those on the gifting trail. Readers can sample freshly baked goodies and wraps to cater to the heartiest and most discerning appetites and choose from aloe products, print canvases and many other items to the strains of great live music - naturally with a glass of Drostdy-Hof in hand... Stalls will be set up on the beautiful Cape Dutch style museum and on                  

Cape Town Diwali Festival 2012

Festival of lights Cape Town 2012

The festival of Diwali is celebrated by Hindus all over the world, you might recognise the more common phrase the Festival of lights. The festival of Diwali is an age old tradition of the lighting of clay lamps known as diyas which signify the victory of good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and light over darkness. Diwali is also a joyous time of year, a time to celebrate with family and friends by lighting clay lamps around your house as aromas of freshly baked biscuits and sweetmeats wander through neighbourhoods and the night skies burst alive with a colourful display of fireworks. Diwali in Cape Town is a hit every year, this year the festival is taking place at Ratanga Junction on the 27th of October 2012. Organisers                  

Rocking the Daisies 2012

Rocking the Daisies Kloof Wine Estate 2012

Rocking the Daisies is EPIC – period! Woodstock had nothing on what these tree hugging fairies had in their watering cans... Now in its 7th year the festival is just getting bigger and better! As we tick off the days on our calendars and excitement booms for Kloof Wine Estate in Darling to open their gates on the 4th of October for Daisies 2012. Once again the best in live entertainment, lifestyle exhibitions and gourmet food will be on offer, jam-packed with cutting edge, quality music, art fields and facilities aimed to cater for everyone from child care to comedic relief. Look forward to a few changes in this years setup, which is like a double holiday – Bonus! Gates open on Thursday October 4th and close earlier on                  

Robertson Wine on the River 2012

Robertson Wine on the river 2012

Now in its seventh year the Robertson Wine on the River Festival is returning to the banks of the Breede River, for the weekend of the 19th – 21st of October 2012. Once again the festival is taking place in a spacious marquee at the charming riverside farm, Goudmyn, situated on the R317 between Robertson and Bonnievale. This year promises to be BIGGER and BETTER with over 300 wines to taste from over 40 wineries exhibiting at the Fest, while soaking up the rhythm of live jazz, ballads and blues, not to mention the delicious treats on offer… Browse amongst the country food and arts and craft stalls, shopping your way through the Robertson Farmers’ Market or hop on board a river cruise. There will be a variety of children’s                  

Two Oceans Hermanus Whale Festival

September 28 - 1 October 2012

It is that amazing time of the year again where we welcome the majestic, gentle-giants of the ocean back to South African waters in Hermanus. Hermanus has to be the best land-based spot for whale-watching world wide, receiving thousands of visitors during whale season to watch in awe as they breech, spout and cavort in Walker Bay. Sponsored by none other than Two Oceans Wine, a wine brand sold and appreciated globally for their great taste and great value! Two Oceans will be launching a new product at the Fest (drum roll… cymbals)... Quay 5 - the newest member of the Two Oceans family.  A red, a white and a rosé, each with an alcohol level of just 5,5% (around half the kilojoules of regular wines). Visitors will be among the very