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khuluma what’s on?

Looking for a reason to fly with us or just wondering what you can do this weekend? Find out what’s hot and happening in South Africa, we’ve covered just about everything.

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what’s on western cape
Chiming Tchaikovsky, 6-9 May
Ballet
This year marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of Great Russian composer Pyotr lIyich Tchaikovsky. For nearly two centuries, his music has generated great interest, and it continues to mesmerise to this day. Artistic director Anatoly Emelianov has prepared a special programme devoted to the great Ruski, called Crown of the Russian Ballet, to be performed at the Baxter Theatre this month. Tickets are R150-R280, available from Computicket.

Please note: Rita Rudner said, ‘In Swan Lake, I was the lifeguard.’ Clearly not a good one.
 
what’s on Gauteng
Father Forrest, 19-31 May
Comedy show
Chris Forrest is back with his brand-new, hilarious one-man show Who’s Your Daddy?, showing at the Auto & General Theatre at the Square in Sandton. A clueless dad’s guide to fatherhood, this show is all about Chris’ experience of becoming a father – from pregnancy to birth to looking after an infant and everything in between. Tickets are R130, available at www.strictlytickets.com. Follow @ChrisForrestSA for all the latest details.

Please note: You need to go see this. Go. Now! That is all.
 
what’s on KZN
Horsing About, 23 May
Horse race
The Tsogo Sun Sprint, South Africa’s oldest and biggest sprint horse-racing event will be taking place at the Scottsville Racecourse at the Golden Horse Casino, in Pietermaritzburg, this month. With South Africa’s top sprinters competing and featuring four grade-one sprint races, it’s the country’s most anticipated sprint race day. Visit www.tsogosun.com for more info.

Please note: Good horses makes good neigh-bours.
 
what’s on Garden Route
Friends and Family Festivals, 8-10, 15-17 May
Environmental festival
For the fifth year running, Greenpop will host two festivals in the ancient Platbos Forest in May, bringing people together to plant thousands of trees, dance to awesome live music, listen to interesting talks and enjoy great food. Visit www.quicket.co.za for tickets and venue info.

Please note: The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago.

 

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