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Under Carpet Records Presents Dejavu Vendredi

From: Fri 22 Feb 2019  8:00 PM

To: Sat 23 Feb 2019  3:00 AM

 Date: Friday,  22 Feb 2019

Venue: Corner Juta De Beer St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg


Under Carpet Records Presents Dejavu Vendredi with The Rhythm sessions( Kaya Fm ) DJ ML. Zulumasta( house players ) T – Man Soul. Inv

K.C.B and Csides Present: MINA

Contact info: 011 403 0166

Kitcheners, Corner Juta and De Beer Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

Dancehall delights on the KCB dance floor from the acclaimed London based producer and DJ, Mina, supported by a line up of local talent, ensuring an energetic, eclectic and musically enriching evening.

Party starts at 9pm

Lineup:
Rosie Parade
Freddiefourslice
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Fati
Mina
Lelowhatsgood

Presented by csides and Kitcheners

Date: Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 21:00 – 03:30.

Venue: Kitcheners, Corner Juta and De Beer Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

SAMTHING SOWETO 2 NIGHTS ONLY

Multi-talented artist, song writer and producer, Samthing Soweto presentsLive at Joburg Theatre. The show will showcase his diverse musical skill as a celebrated South African artist. Samthing Soweto started his career with the award winning acapella group The Soil. He then branched on his own journey releasing EPs and collaborating with the likes of Mobi Dixon and most recently Black Coffee. The country will know him for his collaboration with Sun-El musician on the hit Akanamali which won them x3 SAMA awards. This is the show you don’t want to miss so make sure you book early.


Venue: Joburg Theatre

Date : 22 and 23 February at 8pm

Entrance: R120 online
Venue: Joburg Theatre Complex 
46 Loveday Street, Braamfontein

Price: N/A 
Bookings:(011) 877-6800

URBAN VILLAGE AT BREEZEBLOCK

Urban Village music encourages and motivates, entertains, and awakens cultural and traditional consciousness; it encapsulates day-to-day personal and societal experiences echoed with teachings by the elderly, bringing us back, not to be regressive but to take us back to a point where our identity reflects us and our stories.

Inspired by an innate love for the sound of music and with rhythm that flows through their bones with the same consistency as blood, the band came together in 2013 but not all at once. It all started with Lerato Lichaba, the bandleader, and one by one the four found each other, like souls that once met on the other side. Their sound can be described as a blend of folk music, Zulu rock, Xhosa funk, mbaqanga, maskandi layered with electric and funky acoustic melodies clearly rooted in South Africa.

Where: Breezeblock

When: 22 Feb at 7pm

Entrance: R80 online

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Township Tourism, An experience of local crafts

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A tour down the streets of Langa, to experience local talent, creativity and gain knowledge about artists from Ikhaya le Langa (the house of the sun). Street walls marked with art from local artists, bringing out the vibrant culture which exists within our local grounds.

Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi- Ngubane took to the streets of ikhaya le langa where local artists showcase as well as give tourists a feel of the local experiences through their arts and crafts. Artists within South African are not given as much support and due to the lack of funds are unable to take their art to greater heights; this is where the department of Tourism sees the need to step in through sustainable Township upliftment initiative which aims to grow tourism within Townships.

Adding a fresh take on township tourism can greatly benefit South Africa’s economy.

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Tourism, introducing you to the innovative world of wineries

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Image: Deputy Minister of Tourism, Amos Fish Mahlalela

A fact about tourism is that it contributes immensely towards economic growth and has the ability to get industries of the world as well, student entrepreneurs to develop through its industry.

Day 1 of the Department of Tourism’s visit to the western Cape-led us into the world of winemakers, the wine industry and wine service trainers. The first day was marked with a visit to the Simomsig wine Estate in Stellenbosch.

The deputy minister of Tourism Amos Fish Mahlalela graced the finest restaurant in Stallenbosch, Simonsig, and Lanzerac, where he shed light on how the wine industry has contributed towards the development of the youth development and with a lot of wineries establishing themselves in light of tourists attractions.

One of the programmes which recruit young people in tourism, looking for them to enter the industry of winemakers as entrepreneurs.

The wine service training programme takes in grade eight, nine, ten and university students and introduces them to the worlds finest restaurants which are center of tourist’s attractions within South Africa. These programmes include 60% of of training and 40% of theory.

This initiative was put in place to encourage the youth to take on this innovative industry, it recruits youth across the country, providing them the opportunity to break into tourism.

The minister shared that he is looking to have innovations where all industries and various fields work together and contribute towards tourism. He highlighted the apex priorities which his department should take on and this includes:

  • Ensuring that the department contributes towards economic growth at the same time ensuring inclusivity
  • ensuring that young people are able to be absorbed by the system
  • Assisting government with job creation
  • Working towards doubling the number of Tourists visiting South Africa by 2030 which now sits on over 10 million
  • Mobilising South African’s to contribute more towards tourism

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2019 NSTF Award goes to, Eskom Expo for Young Scientists

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The National Science and Technology Forum hosts awards annually which are aimed at recognising the outstanding contributions made within the field of Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) and the innovation of South Africa. The NSTF has been doing so for the past 5-10 years.

This year, Eskom Expo for young Scientists scooped an award in the Non-Governmental Organisation category. The award was won based on the outstanding contribution it has made in providing young scientists with opportunities to develop them within the field of science and Technology, at the same advancing their knowledge.

According to Executive Director Parthy Chetty, The Eskom Expo has developed over the years, ever since its introduction which took place in Pretoria by the late Dr. Derek Gray.

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