25th Battle of the Giants All Styles Dance Festival.
Mar26

25th Battle of the Giants All Styles Dance Festival.

Let the energy and rhythm of dance captivate you at South Africa’s premier dance event, the 25th Battle of the Giants All Styles Dance Festival between Friday 11 April and Sunday 13 April at Sun International’s Sun City Resort.   Under the aegis of the South African Dance Teachers Association Stage Branch, the event presents a kaleidoscope of dance forms attracting amateur, championship and professional dance entrants from around the country.   Dancers will compete in Freestyle, Slowdance, Ballroom and Latin, Hip Hop, Showdance, Street Dance Show, Disco Dance, Jazz, Breakdance and Electric Boogie. The Stage branch has opened a para category for disabled competitors as well.   The audience can expect to see a visual feast of colourful, glamorous costumes, dramatic make-up and the dynamism, passion and energy of dance, coupled with expert choreography and dancing.   The high calibre judging panel reflects the importance of the Battle of the Giants on the dance calendar. Judging this year’s contest are Kirsten Dan Jensen from Denmark  who serves on the Presidium of the International Dance Organization, along with a leading panel of South African judges including David Jones, Rudi Smit, Diana Moore, Pacou Mutombo and Craig Bullock to name a few.   The Festival is also a springboard for talented entrants who go on to achieve even greater recognition. The current World Freestyle and Slowdance Champion Kalon Badenhorst is one such example.   According to Bev Wood of the South African Dance Teachers Association Stage Branch, “We encourage each and every participant to reach their goals and strive to reach new heights in their dancing achievements. I know that the dancers will create another spectacular and successful Battle of the Giants and at the same time, climb the ranks of World dancing.”   Each day of the Festival dancing will begin at 9am. Tickets are available from Computicket at R75 per person per day, and R80 for the Grand Final on Saturday evening. Discounts are available for children under 12.   For more information about Sun City’s special accommodation packages contact Dreams on (011) 217 5555, or E-maildreams@suninternational.com or log into www.suninternationaldreams.com.   DATES             Friday 11 April to Sunday 13 April 2014 TIMES              From 07h00, dancing starts at 09h00 daily. Grand Final at 19h00 on Saturday 12 April 2014 VENUE                        Sun City Superbowl TICKETS          Booking at Computicket. Tickets from R75 daily, R80 each for Saturday night, discounts are available for children....

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MILLER BOOMTOWN Local Line-Up Announced
Dec17

MILLER BOOMTOWN Local Line-Up Announced

Johannesburg, South Africa – Miller Genuine Draft today announced the local headline line-up for the upcoming three-city Miller BOOMTOWN tour featuring international rapper Kendrick Lamar. Not one to rest on his laurels, 2013 Best Male SAMA winner and music sensation Khuli Chana is poised to extend his reign into 2014 when he provides headline support for Kendrick Lamar on the Joburg, Durban and Cape Town legs of the tour. Alongside him, hip-hop hit maker and crowd favourite Reason will also feature as the main live supporting act on the tour. Fans can also look forward to an explosive collaborative spectacular hiphop showdown, a crowd favourite at Miller Boomtown in Jo’burg earlier this year and now back on the Miller BOOMTOWN main stage. Dream Team’s Refiloe Ramogase and his team have been commissioned to deliver the multi-layered, show-stopping experience. Trusted sound selector and producer DJ Dimplez will be on hand to keep the expected energy levels at a high while Channel O’s SK will play host and MC. Watch this space as additional performers and DJs from each city to be included on this dazzling line-up will be announced in January 2014. Miller Boomtown media partners include Channel O together with regional radio partners YFM, Gagasi and Good Hope. The tour kicks off at The Wave House in Durban on Friday, 7th February 2014 before moving to Johannesburg Stadium on the 8th February and the Belville Velodrome in Cape Town on Sunday the 9th Feb. Ticket available at Computicket, range from R350-R650 and will be open to fans over the age of 18. The Miller Boomtown presents Kendrick Lamar South African tour dates will be as follows: Friday 7th February                The Wave House, Gateway Durban Saturday 8th February            Johannesburg Stadium, Johannesburg Sunday 9th February               Bellville Velodrome, Cape Town Miller BOOMTOWN featuring Kendrick Lamar is hosted by local promoters Airey...

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SANSUI Summer Cup
Nov15

SANSUI Summer Cup

EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF JOZI INCLUDING  CRAFT BEER AND POP-UP FOOD STALLS AT THE CITY’S BIGGEST HORSE RACING EVENT. The SANSUI Summer Cup has gathered, from among the best markets in Johannesburg, exquisite craft beer sellers and mouth-watering gourmet pop-up food stalls, and included them as part of this year’s special Summer Fair offering. Craft beer from SMACK! Republic will be on sale, as well as burgers from the ever popular BALKAN BURGER. Jozi Smokehouse specialises in smokin’ hot meat and will bring the intensity and flavour of southern USA style cooking to Gauteng’s biggest horse race. The JHB Culinary School, Braeside Butchery, Full of Beans and Happy Me Bubble Tea will provide an exciting assortment of food and beverage options. For those who want to experience an informal, yet exciting, day at the races the Summer Fair is the place to be. This open, grassy area located right next to the race track and parade ring is reserved exclusively for Summer Fair guests, and only these guests are given access to the gourmet pop-up food and craft beer stalls. A retro-rustic country atmosphere, complete with hay bales and long tables, will provide a relaxing and fun environment. This market and fair-type area will include private tote facilities and betting assistants to talk guests through the ins-and-outs of betting on their favourite horse. Groups which include 10 staff, customers, friends or family will receive a reserved long table branded with their company or organisation’s logo. Tickets or group areas can be booked directly with Campbell + Campbell from R250 per person. Packages are available for groups of 10 or more. Inclusive catering options are available. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Athena at Campbell + Campbell on 073 257 8178 or email info@campbellandcampbell.co.za. Tickets also available through Computicket. For more information on the SANSUI Summer Cup see www.sansuisummercup.co.za (011) 781...

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AXE Aplifies Big Sean Concert!
Nov04

AXE Aplifies Big Sean Concert!

Delivering on its promise to host powerful music events for fans through its AXEcess.com platform, Axe is expanding Big Sean Live in SA into a bigger and better event for all urban, hip-hop and electronic music fans in South Africa. Now called AXECESS JOZI, the mega-festival is guaranteed to deliver one of 2014’s best music events and will see international urban megastar Big Sean take to the stage alongside South Africa’s best talent. Still to be held on 1 February 2014, the festival will be expanded into a day/night festival and moved to Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, Johannesburg, which will better accommodate the bolstered line-up and, importantly, open up AXECESS JOZI to even more fans. After the amazing response that the announcement of Big Sean coming to South Africa received, loyal fans of the Axe brand will bare witness to the biggest urban music festival in the country. Chart-topping and award-winning artist, AKA, who is also hosting this year’s prestigious Channel O Awards, featuring Da Les, Pro, Ma E and Maggz will be on the bill bringing you the best of local hip-hop. The star-studded line-up will also feature Khuli Chana as he graces us with his presence at the annual event along with the mighty Teargas who will bring their unique and tremendous sound to the mega-festival. DreamTeam will get the crowd amped up for a day of the best music while Reason,the hip-hop prodigy of South Africa, will wow the audience with his insane skills behind the microphone.  All these formidable acts will get everyone up on their feet as they prepare to party hard to Big Sean. A tremendous feat for Axe, it is guaranteed to be a phenomenal gathering of urban music fans from across South Africa to witness the spectacle that will be AXECESS JOZI. Axe is building AXCESS JOZI into a highly anticipated and monumental annual event that will become a staple on the South African urban music calendar. Fans should log on and sign up to AXEcess.com to get ‘AXEcess’ to festival experiences not available anywhere else, Big Sean’s latest single ‘Beware’ ft. Lil’ Wayne & Jhene Aiko from his new album ‘Hall of Fame’ can be heard on radio airwaves around the country. Top stations such as 5FM, YFM, Good Hope FM to name a few are spreading the sound of one of the most played tracks on radio in South Africa at the moment. Follow Axe’s Facebook and Twitter pages closely for announcements on tickets and awesome giveaways and prizes to be won. #AXECESSJozi Tickets are on sale for General – R350, Golden Circle – R550 at Computicket. http://online.computicket.com/web/event/axe_presents_big_sean/765261160 www.computicket.com 086 915 8000 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/axesouthafrica Official Website: http://www.axecess.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/axe_sa...

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