Festivals

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Whisky Live Festival 2012 Cape Town International Convention Centre

FNB Whisky festival is set to rock Cape Town from the 3rd October to Friday the 5th October 2012 at the CTICC. The FNB Whisky Live Festival is the largest whisky event of its kind - showcasing whiskies from all around the world. Celebrating its 10th year, 2012 sees the FNB Whisky Live Festival launching a whole month earlier to introduce a third leg to the show - Durban. Breaking away from the conventional exhibition style event to showcase a fresh take on the world of whisky! A world filled with Whisky can be expected; a tasting hall where you can travel the whisky trails of the world with over 180 whiskies to sample. For those keen on an educational experience, whisky workshops will be held by global master distillers as they                  

Festivals

MCQP: Maid in China at CTICC – 17th December.

http://www.mcqp.co.za/

      MCQP was last at the CTICC in 2003 with Kitch Kitchen. This time, the organizers have taken an additional 2 levels to ensure that the event is not "warehouse style" with 9 - yes nine, nege, yesithoba, however you say it - different music areas. Plenty more interesting things are planned, including:-   • A Kung Fu Film Studio - (showing old movies) • A “Bloggers room” with WiFi access • The X Factor Marquee and Bel Ami Movie room featuring 32 Top   Bel Ami models • The Hot House Foam Dance Floor with DJ Ariee and Dawid • 10 Privé Suites for exclusive hospitality packages   Cape Town's annual Fancy-dress themed                  

Music

DEADMAU5 Concert Venue change: Free tickets up for grabs.

www.facebook.com/deadmau5SAtour

   Congratulations to @katherinebrks and @laurenmorling for winning the two sets of double VIP tickets to the deadmau5 concert in Cape Town. What'sUpCapeTown salute you!   So you want to go straight to entering the competition? Right - click here (But the answer to the question is in the text below.....) Due to overwhelming demand for tickets, the promoters, Anything Goes, Showtime management and H20, have made the call to move the Cape Town Deadmau5 show to accommodate the thousands of fans who hadn’t managed to get tickets.   The Cape Town event will now be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre – Halls 1, 2, 3 and 4, and no longer at Ratanga Junction where it was                  

Music

Estelle in Cape Town

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"Tell the promoter we need more seats, We just sold out all the floor seats!" As 2010 comes in so do "the hottest in the world right now". For the not-so football frantic, one of the wonderfluff consequences of being a designated Fifa 2010 host city, is the splendour that we're expecting to pour in. And while I may be including the European men that our slick city will be swelling with, I am, more importantly, referring to the celebrities that the event will bring. For those familiar with the phrase "American Boy" (and that should really be everyone who speaks english and lives above ground), Friday the 11th of June brings the lady that famed the phrase to Cape Town! Estelle, famous for                  

Lifestyle

Design Indaba in Cape Town.

Design Indaba

(Picture courtesy of Design Indaba website ) The annual Design Indaba Expo will be held in Cape Town, at the CTICC from February 26th to 28th. The Expo is a showcase for South African talent in several disciplines, including advertising, architecture, craft, décor, film, fashion, graphic design, interior design, jewellery design, new media, publishing, product design and visual media. 260 exhibitors have vied for a space, and have been selected by an advisory panel of top South African designers, stylists, critics and industry experts. 65 of the exhibitors are "newbies". Some of the highlights include:- * All-Day Fashion Shows * A Short-Film Festival * Designer Bar sponsored by Grolsch. * Designer