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Egypt renovates the oldest pyramid

After a 14 year period of restoration, Egypt finally reopens its oldest pyramid to the public.  Dating back over 4700 years when it was built as the tomb to Pharaoh Djoser, this unique ‘wonder of the...
Cape Town What's on

South African choir urging for calm in the fight against coronavirus

The Ndlovu Youth choir in South Africa has become an international sensation with their song on preventative measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. The choir received glowing reviews across the c...
Lagos What's on

Lagos Theatre Festival marks 7th Edition

  Lagos is the heart of Nigeria’s transformative artistic style. The sprawling megacity in the heart of West Africa harbors a rich generation of young artists, exquisite art galleries and collectio...
Cape Town What's on

Rocking the Daisies music festival in Darling

In just 2 days the quiet little town of Darling – which is less than an hour’s drive from the heart of the Mother City – will come alive with festivalgoers making their way to the 14th edition of one...
Cairo What's on

Cairotronica Festival 2018

5-12 May. The second edition of the Cairotronica Festival runs until 12 May. The theme this year is A Future of Possibilities and exhibitions, screenings and workshops present the latest in design, en...
Lagos What's on

Lagos Open House architectural festival

26-29 April. Lagos hosts the Open House architectural festival for the third year running. This year the festival features 30 buildings throughout the city on both the island and mainland. There are a...
Cairo What's on

Cairo Cinema Days

Cairo festival of contemporary cinema from the Arab world.9-16 May. Cairo Cinema Days (Ayam Al Qahera Al Cinema’ya) is a showcase of Arab cinema hosting a selection of 40 short, documentary and featur...
Cairo What's on

Christmas concert by Cairo Symphony Orchestra

23 Dec. Cairo Opera House presents a Christmas concert by the Cairo Symphony Orchestra at 20.00 on 23 December. Under the baton of Ahmed El Saedi, the orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Wellington’...
Cape Town What's on

Cape Town Race Week

16-19 Dec. The 2017 edition of the Maserati Cape Town Race Week takes place in Table Bay Harbour from 16-19 December and this year will include 33 yachts.Organised by the Royal Cape Yacht Club, the an...
Lagos What's on

Lagos street carnival

3 Dec. Lagos will hold a 12-hour street carnival on Oba Akran Avenue, in the Ikeja district of the city, on 3 December. The festival is scheduled to take place from midday until midnight, leading to...
Accra What's on

Ghana Dance Festival

1-30 Sept. The third edition of the annual Ghana Dance Festival takes place throughout September, with performers staging a grand opening at the Osu Oxford Street Mall in Accra on 1 September.  There...
Lagos What's on

Wanderlust at Wheatbaker Lagos

10 July-15 Sept. The Wheatbaker Hotel in Lagos presents Wanderlust, an exhibition of 40 paintings, drawings, photographs and mixed media works by six leading and emerging artists with strong roots in...
Cape Town What's on

The Bokeh South African Mercedes Benz fashion film festival

21-23 April. Fashion films on the theme of “bespoke.” New technology mixes with film and high fashion. There are 100 screenings over three days, as well as workshops, talks and fashion shows to pro...
Dar Es Salaam What's on

Choices exhibition in Dar es Salaam

8-20 March. Exhibition to mark International Women's Day. A group show for eight artists to mark international women's day. The artists are Safina Kimbokota, Viviane Coupleux, Doreen Mandawa, Aless...
Cape Town What's on

Cape Town Carnival

12 March. City Streets is 2016 Cape Town Carnival theme. Everyone has a home street and the theme of the 2016 carnival is to involve as many localities as possible throughout the city in a network...
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