Our top 5 for Fridays – Christmas in July & festival fun
Happy Friday the 13th! Whether you’re superstitious or not, we at Hello Joburg believe that it’s going to be an amazing day regardless of the date, as well as an epic weekend of fun – just as long as you don’t walk under any ladders of course. Here’s our weekly top 5 for the weekend:
The Turbine Art Fair is the epicenter of emerging African art, championing established and new talent in an accessible environment and will take place form the 12th to the 15th of July. The purpose of the Turbine Art Fair is to develop young artists and grow the market for African art. If you’re an art lover or collector then we highly recommend you attend this event over the weekend. For more information on ticket prices, click here.
Classical Movements presents: Ihlombe! Festival’s Voices of Hope, Freedom and Unity tour – a series of concerts and gathering of five choirs from the USA and 23 choirs from Southern Africa.13 collaborative concerts with 23 African youth, church and community ensembles, will exchange cultures through shared workshops, side-by-side rehearsals and outreach projects across the country. If you’re a lover of choirs then this is not something you want to miss! For more information click here.
John Vlismas in “Brain Dump”
The signature comedic mix of intellect, outrage and reflection from John Vlismas is back for a spectacular show for the next month at Montecasino. Vlismas has researched the human brain for this show – and tries to answer some of the most burning questions ever asked (which are definitely not child-friendly). Tickets range from R130 to R180. For more information click here.
Jozi’s most outrageous Christmas in July party, ‘Xmas in July’ is back for its second edition at Casalinga! Get ready for a day of music on the 14th of July from 10am to 6pm. Acts for the day include the legendary Just Jinger, Rubber Duc, Majozi, Easy Freak, Georgetown and many more! Dressing up is essential, so get your Reindeer horns, Santa bellies, Elf stockings and willy warmers ready – there will be prizes for the best dressed individuals and groups! For more information and to see ticket prices, click here.
Attend a traditional Italian market in the heart of Sandton this Sunday! Entertainment, and an array of handcrafted delicacies await you at this exciting, contemporary market which features live music and hand-picked stalls trading in artisanal products, gourmet street food, and craft beverages at Nelson Mandela Square. For more information click here.
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