Monthly Archives: November 2020

Cape Town Carnival uses Umswenko to illustrate the power of self-expression

On Saturday, Cape Town Carnival held the fourth of its triweekly workshops aimed at stimulating and connecting Cape Town Carnival performers, artists and members of the public. The spotlight was on Umswenko, a fashion and music subculture originating in the 1970s among Zulu hostel dwellers, used to celebrate, entertain, and show off a sense of impeccable style, fashion and music, and build a higher degree of self-expression and self-confidence.


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2nd Annual Tourism Marketing Conference

Tourism Marketing Conference to be held (live and safely) in Cape Town

It’s time to Re-open, Re-imagine and Re-build tourism in South Africa. With the travel and tourism sector re-opening, industry players need to focus on the importance of effective tourism marketing to gain a competitive edge in promoting tourism destinations, products and experiences.


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Carnival celebrates SA’s famous, fabulous ’50s-era music and dance as inspiration for today

The Cape Town Carnival held its third Cultural Creative Workshop last Saturday in its colourful Maitland premises. This first in-person occasion attracted a large audience, and strict physical distancing, hand sanitising and mask wearing didn’t deter active participation. The three-weekly workshops stimulate and connect the Cape Town Carnival community of performers, artists and interested public.


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The Galileo Returns… With A Twist!

The team behind Cape Town’s pioneer outdoor cinema, The Galileo Open Air Cinema, is back for another sensational summer of movie magic under a canopy of stars. As always, they have reinvented and reimagined their cinematic offering to entertain the Mother City.

Presenting three dazzling concepts for their ninth consecutive season, namely The Galileo Royale, The Galileo Picnic and The Galileo Drive In, there sure is something for everyone to enjoy and gravitate towards.


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