Cape Town

Sat in the lap of Table Mountain and on the shores of the Atlantic, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. African, Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers have all left their mark on the city, and all creeds and colours continue to share it to this day. With a po...

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Major African art museum to open in Cape Town

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa to open on 22 September. The much-anticipated Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa will open to the public at the V&A Waterfront on 22 September, making...
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Cape Town street art festival

International Public Art Festival hits Cape Town streets in mid February. South Africa’s first International Public Art Festival (IPAF), featuring a programme designed to teach, create and showcase...
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Art in Cape Town bus stations

MyCiTi stations across Cape Town enlivened with artworks. Cape Town has completed its MyCiTi art project to transform the city's bus stations with more than 50 artworks‚ from works on paper and can...
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Mandela tapestry for Cape Town airport

Giant artwork to mark 25 years since Mandela's release from jail A giant tapestry of former South African president Nelson Mandela is to be hung in the international arrivals hall of Cape Town inte...
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Major new Cape Town art museum to open in 2016

Museum will focus on contemporary African art Cape Town will be home to the largest collection of contemporary African art on the continent when the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa opens at t...
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Cape Town Book Fair

 The annual Cape Town Book Fair takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 15-17 June. Established in 2006, the three-day fair allows visitors to meet authors and book i...
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Cape Town classical music festival

Launched in 2006, the sixth edition of this classical music festival offers a lively programme of performances by the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Japanese maestro Yasuo Shinozaki, with pri...
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Cape Town’s new diamond museum

The Cape Town Diamond Museum has recently opened in the city
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International jazz festival in Cape Town

More than 40 South African and international stars converge on Cape Town from 25-26 March to take part in the 12th annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival. Since it began 11 years ago the festiva...
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Cape Town book fair

The fifth edition of the annual Cape Town book opens on 30 July at the international convention centre in the city centre. The first day of the fair is devoted entirely to publishers, institutional...
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Cape Town museums mark international museums day

The IZIKO Museums of Cape Town is celebrating international museums day on 18 May with a range of activities and events at its museums and historic sites. All IZIKO museums and sites with the exceptio...
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South African National Gallery reopens

The IZIKO South African National Gallery (SANG) re-opens to the public on 15 April with an exhibition on the country
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IZIKO visits on human rights day

21 March is Human Rights Day in South Africa, when the country remembers the day in 1960 when anti-apartheid demonstrators in Sharpeville near Johannesburg were gunned down by police. The national her...
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Athol Fugard theatre opens in Cape Town

The Fugard Theatre has opened in Cape Town
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South African National Gallery closes for repairs

The Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG) will be closed to the public from 1 March-14 April for maintenance and repairs. The works have been decided in view of the 2010 football World Cup in...
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Cape jazz legend Winston Monwabisi Ngozi dies

Veteran jazz musician Winston Monwabisi
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South Africa art information directory.

The 2009 edition of the South Africa art information directory (SAAID) is out now. The directory in A5 format contains comprehensive lists of art schools, museums, galleries, studios, material manufac...
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo wins Grammy award.

South African acapella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo has won its third Grammy award. The male choir scooped the award for best traditional world music album at the 2009 awards ceremony in Los Angeles...