Carnival to brighten up the streets of Tshwane

Carnival to brighten up the streets of Tshwane

With just a few days to go, Gauteng’s boldest and brightest carnival led by Premier David Makhura, MEC’s and the Tshwane Mayor is set to take over the streets of Tshwane in a vivid celebration of South African culture and heritage. Residents and visitors can look forward to see over 25 000 participants showcasing Africa’s creativeness through mesmerising floats, large 3D costumes, acrobats, enthralling dancers, eclectic mix of music colorfully parading the capital city of South Africa (Tshwane). The parade is about 6,7km starting at the Tshwane Events Centre and make its way around the Capital City before ending at the events centre. Organised by Gauteng Provincial Government, City of Tshwane and the Carnival Company the parade will consist of a multitude of African cultures, as well as Peruvian, Chinese, Argentinian, Indian and many more. “We are encouraging all residents of Gauteng to come and witness the true character of Gauteng as we showcase our cultural diversity and a true united African continent, while living our heritage and treasuring the year of OR Tambo. This day will also bring you an array of entertainment, fun and laughter with entertainment by groups of people from different cultures and countries. So do bring your family and friends to come and enjoy an unforgettable cheerful heritage day”, says MEC for Sport, Arts Culture and Recreation, Ms Faith Mazibuko. “We have continued to work on a number of initiatives to bolster the Carnival to new and exciting heights. It is an all-inclusive celebration with content and activities from the many different cultures that live in South Africa, and we are excited to host...
JAGUAR LAND ROVER PRESENTS WORLD-FIRST TWO ICONS TOUR

JAGUAR LAND ROVER PRESENTS WORLD-FIRST TWO ICONS TOUR

Jaguar Land Rover South Africa has launched the world-first Two Icons Tour experience, which will run from 9 September to 5 November 2017 on Sandton City’s rooftop. This exhilarating experience will give guests an opportunity to experience Jaguar’s Art of Performance Tour and Land Rover’s Above and Beyond Tour, like never before, in one location! The Tour will give guests an opportunity to immerse themselves in various experiences across the two brands including self-drive and driven experiences, as well as other brand activities taking place at Sandton City. Set in the now transformed parking area of Sandton City’s rooftop, Land Rover will be taking adventure to another level and will provide a variety of obstacles to challenge the capabilities of the latest vehicles and drivers bearing the Land Rover badge. There’s no better way to get to know the elegant design and breath-taking performance of Jaguar than getting up close and personal with the vehicles. Skilful instructors will be on-hand to put the vehicles through their paces and provide a thrill-per-second Jaguar experience on the “Speed Route” and the “Ice Road”, showcasing the true Art of Performance. Lisa Mallett, Marketing Director of Jaguar Land Rover South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa said: “We are delighted that the Two Icons Tour, which has taken over 9 months of extensive planning, is finally here! The Tour is about giving guests the opportunity to experience all 11 of our models across the Jaguar and Land Rover brands. This will also include our new Range Rover Velar, the avant-garde Range Rover.” To bring the Two Icons Tour to life, the Jaguar Land Rover crew...
THE BIGGEST ACTS FROM AROUND THE AFRICAN CONTINENT – JOIN THE HOME COMING AFRICA STAGE AND TAKE IT BACK TO MUSIC

THE BIGGEST ACTS FROM AROUND THE AFRICAN CONTINENT – JOIN THE HOME COMING AFRICA STAGE AND TAKE IT BACK TO MUSIC

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa, you are in for an extraordinary musical experience as Home Coming Events brings international African Acts such as TKZee; Tresor; and Harrison Crump to this year’s Home Coming Africa Event! Having recently teased 10 of the 45 acts that will be on the 3 stages at the annual event that celebrates African music – Home Coming Africa is now ready to take it Back to Music by revealing the extensive list of artists set to perform at this year’s event. The event will see international musicians from Africa thrill thousands of fans and end off Heritage month with a bang! Set to perform on 3 stages are some of Africa’s biggest musicians – Tresor (DRC); Tendaness (SWZ); DJ Molequils (NAM); Harrison Crump (USA); Sho Madjozi; Mafikizolo; Black Motion; TKZee; Benny Maverick; JR; A-Reece; Sliqe; PH; Ayanda MVP; Bongani Zulu; DBN Gogo; Una Rams; BeatboxCampus; Johnny Cradle; 2Lee Stark; No Chill; Voqul; TTGO; Sumbody; DJ Capital; Venom; Patrickxxlee; Sandiso; Shuffle Muzik; Focalistic; Metro Ticket; Slip Inc; 2Deep; Kat La Kat; Kid Fonque; Snow Deep; Vuittots; Trancemicsoul; Bruce Loko; Khumo MRD; Ndukuman and a surprise Hip Hop act which will be announced in early September. “As an event house in the South African Entertainment Industry – music forms an essential part of our DNA but most importantly, it plays an essential role in the lives of South Africans” said Katlego Malatji, co-founder of Home Coming Africa. Neo Moela, also of Home Coming Africa, went on to add “We are eager to have Artists from across the continent perform along some our favorite South African music...
FABIANI SURPRISES MBFW GUESTS WITH THE REVEAL  OF THEIR WOMEN’S RANGE

FABIANI SURPRISES MBFW GUESTS WITH THE REVEAL OF THEIR WOMEN’S RANGE

An unsuspecting audience was blown away by a dramatic twist at the launch of the Fabiani SS17 collection at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg last night, as women stepped out onto the runway instead of men, marking the launch of Fabiani Womenswear. From intricate beadwork and high voltage metallics, to jacquard fabrics and bold silk chiffons complemented by statement make-up, the innovative new range of women’s clothing was received with an animated response from the audience. The collection reflects Fabiani’s unmistakably couture flavour, together with a graphic, tailored and feminine aesthetic, setting the pace for women’s fashion this season. The pioneer behind the revolutionary new collection for the iconic brand is none other than highly acclaimed local designer, Warrick Gautier. Based in Cape Town, Gautier is renowned for his work both locally and internationally, and his collaborations with brands such as Chloe and Louis Vuitton. Inspired by art and his French heritage, Warrick Gautier brings his signature tailored couture of African luxury to the Fabiani Women’s collection. “We were inspired by the need in the South African market for luxury African clothing tailored for powerful, successful, progressive and sophisticated women. We couldn’t be more thrilled to be collaborating with local design talent such Warrick, as a uniquely African aesthetic is central to this collection,” says Lyle Paul, Marketing Manager of Fabiani. In celebration of women’s month, the launch of Fabiani Womenswear marks the beginning of an exciting new era for the brand, established as an exclusively menswear label for nearly forty years. Fabiani Women launches in flagship stores from 19 October 2017....
Little Ways to Appreciate Women Every day

Little Ways to Appreciate Women Every day

It’s Women’s Day and like everywhere else in the world, South Africa is celebrating it to acknowledge the efforts of women and to let them know that we are immensely thankful for them. Women’s Day is a day to appreciate and thank the women in our lives Whether it’s your mother, grandmother or aunt, your sister, your wife or daughter, or any other woman who has become a blessing in your life – or a random woman – they all deserve to be appreciated and to be reminded that without them you could have never been who you are today. It is said that behind every successful man there is a woman and it is certainly true, because women have the ability to put their needs above their own and support us selflessly. They help us and support us through life’s challenges on so many stages, they deserve to be appreciated. The least we can do is to appreciate them for all they do for us, try to understand them and respect them. The women in our lives deserve our utmost respect. We need to show them that their opinion matters to us and respected by us, their shortcomings are understood, and their efforts are appreciated. Appreciation does not need to come from grand gestures It is the small things, done with affection and admiration, that mean the most! A kind word, a sweet compliment, a considerate gesture can sometimes go a long way. Little things such as kind words, compliments, regular encouragement and acknowledgements can mean so much to women. Start giving their opinion importance and appreciate what they do. It is very easy for us...