Category: Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Catching silky feels with Billie Zangewa

September 3, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

Malawian born artist, Billie Zangewa’s love affair with art started with a coloured pencil drawing of Princess Diana. And just like the people’s princess, Zangewa too is on a journey to make people feel through her work.  “I want people to feel happy when they see my work. Just to make someone feel is […]

Arts and Culture

Hush Puppies & the SHOUT Foundation have joined forces to open a library

August 1, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, the SHOUT Foundation, a philanthropic organisation founded by popular South African artists Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane are doing it again! In raising awareness of childhood literacy, the organisation have teamed up with iconic footwear brand Hush Puppies® to raise funds to open […]

Arts and Culture

Evita Bezuidenhout takes us on an arts & culture tour

August 1, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Evita Bezuidenhout, the alter ego of comedian Pieter-Dirk Uys, is still the most famous white woman in South Africa. Now a member of the ANC, she spends her free time in the Luthuli House kitchen, cooking for reconciliation and making sure that democracy doesn’t become […]

Arts and Culture

Our top local Madiba tributes

July 2, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

Being July, the month in which we celebrate the birth of Tata Madiba, we felt it fitting to highlight five of the lesser known local Madiba tributes.  A rose by any another name  The Nelson Mandela rose, the brainchild of house-hold name Keith Kirsten was announced earlier this […]

Arts and Culture

Reminiscing at Rovos’ Station

May 22, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Like the Rovos Rail family business, the former Capital Park station from which you depart on your Rovos Rail journey has many stories to tell. The station plays a huge role in the experience of passengers at the beginning or the end of a trip. […]

Arts and Culture

Carmen Opera coming to Joburg Theatre in June

May 16, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Calling all opera lovers! Carmen is coming to Joburg Theatre at the beginning of June, and we are looking forward immensely! Make sure that you have the dates in your diary (that’s 3, 5, 8 and 10 June) and watch this French opera with English […]

Arts and Culture

MARCH at Constitution Hill

May 7, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

The Museum and Archive of the Constitution at the Hill [MARCH] will be the latest development to the historical establishment and will stand at a prominent and symbolic place on Constitution Square, directly opposite the doors of the Constitutional Court. While the Court is the […]

Arts and Culture

The ‘travelling’ artisan circus is back – KAMERS/Makers heads to Jozi

April 20, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Roll up, roll up for the greatest show on earth! Okay, we may not exactly be PT Barnum, Hello Joburgers, but you get the idea – we are looking forward to the last week of April when Kamers/Makers joins us in Jozi, hosted in a […]

Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture – The Human Rights Edition

March 30, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Human Rights Day in South Africa is historically linked with 21 March 1960, and the events of Sharpeville. On that day, many people died and fought against the oppression of the government, and now, the day is historically marked in our calendars as an affirmation […]

Arts and Culture, Leisure Activities

Visit the Cradle of Humankind Visitor Centre at Maropeng…

March 21, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

School holidays are coming… but mom, you don’t need to stress – we have a great idea to keep the kiddies entertained for the entire day – and you will also learn a whole bunch at the same time, so it’s a win win situation […]