Building a platform for family brands
by Editor on 10 October 2013
Following its successful launch in Autumn this year, FamFest South Africa is back for Summer with a two-day festival of fun which presents the prefect opportunity for family-friendly brands. The event which celebrates the joy of childhood, takes place at the Constantia Sports Complex on Saturday November 30 and Sunday December 1.
 A Void in the Landscape exhibition
by Editor on 10 October 2013
Top SA artists transform Stellenbosch wine estate with Pop Up gallery Clos Malverne, a family-owned wine estate nestled in the heart of the Devon Valley outside Stellenbosch, sets the stage for a unique art meander in the Winelands with the unveiling of an exclusive A Void in the Landscape exhibition by esteem South African artists which will beguile the senses until the end of January 2014.
rAge 2013 – The expo that smashed its own records
by Editor on 10 October 2013
rAge 2013 broke its own attendance records, with 32,626 gamers, tech consumers and computer fanatics swarming through the expo. That’s just under 13% more than in 2012! But we’re not surprised. rAge is the only place on the African continent where gamers got the opportunity to hold the controllers of unreleased consoles in their hands for the very first time – including the Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStatio...
LIVEOUTLOUD Supercar Day 2013
by Editor on 02 October 2013
Start your engines and prepare for the much-anticipated and highly charged LIVEOUTLOUD Supercar Day set to take place on Saturday 5th October 2013. Powered by LG, this exciting annual motoring extravaganza will be held for the 5th successive year at the iconic Kyalami Race Track in Johannesburg and will see over 300 supercars thrilling the crowds, celebrities and VIPs. Ranging from vintage classics to the latest ultr...
Two Prestigious Diners Club Diamond Awards
by Editor on 02 October 2013
(Cape Town, September 2013) The Vineyard Hotel & Spa is delighted to be the only hotel in South Africa to have won two Diamond Awards in the annual 2013 Diners Club Winelist Awards. The awards were given to the hotel’s much-loved restaurant, The Square, and to its more informal outdoor setting, the Garden Lounge. The latter win is particularly prestigious for the hotel because its informal alfresco setting has n...
Gourmet excellence elevates Stellenbosch
by Stellenbosch Wine Routes on 02 October 2013
Top Stellenbosch chefs to tantalise Jozi with unique culinary creations On Wednesday, 30 October, the fourth annual Stellenbosch at Summer Place extravaganza hosted by Sanlam Private Investments (SPI) – a flawless pairing of wines, food, art, music and fashion from the country’s premier wine destination – will beguile Jozi socialites with more opulence and taste than ever before.
Craft Beer Festival comes to Emerald Resort & Casino
by Editor on 02 October 2013
The Craft Revolution comes to the Vaal for a one day showcase and tasting extravaganza on the 2nd November 2013 at Emerald Resort & Casino and is the latest offering to launch from the Taste Festival South Africa stable. The Craft Revolution show focuses on the Craft liquor industry throughout South Africa with the emphasis on showcasing the talent of brewers, distillers and producers of quality Craft Liquor and ...
Discover The World’s Best Whiskies
by Editor on 02 October 2013
If you didn’t know that South Africa makes the best whisky in the world, head to the 2013 FNB Whisky Live Festival at the UJ Campus in Soweto, from October 24th to 26th and to the Sandton Convention Centre in Sandton on November 6th to 8th, to discover these award-winning, proudly South African whiskies. Taste Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky at both the Soweto and Sandton festivals - a whisky that was awarded the...
 LIVEOUTLOUD Events enters the international arena
by Editor on 21 September 2013
It has been said that in order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. This statement is especially true in the rapidly evolving and dynamic world of corporate and brand events. Leading the way in this fast-paced industry is renowned Luxury Brands event specialist LIVEOUTLOUD, a company that has developed a stellar reputation for imaginative, incisive and breathtaking brand...
Q&A with Le Quartier Français' Margot Janse
by Editor on 12 September 2013
Le Quartier Français’ Award Winning Executive Chef Margot Janse will this month be competing in the Cape Town Marathon – happening on Sunday, 22 September. New to the marathon circuit; Margot and her running partner, Co-Founder of Truckles Traditional Cheese and Blazing Grey Saskia Blaisse, are not just participating in the marathon for fun. Both Franschhoek locals – who have named themselves Virgin Orange ...
The Robertson Small flexes its braai-ceps
by Editor on 11 September 2013
The Robertson Small Hotel added a tantalising twist to the ultimate South African pastime when this 5-star luxury retreat gathered its tongs for an all fired-up Smackdown at The Small on Saturday, 7 September in celebration of National Heritage Day (24 September) and its concomitant partner National Braai Day. In preparation for this annual highlight on the social calendar, one of the country’s best loved celeb...
Alzheimer’s Memorial Challenge Run from Pretoria to Cape Town
by Editor on 11 September 2013
On September 13th six runner’s will take the step as they set off for a non-stop run from Pretoria to Cape Town, in a bid to raise funds and to increase awareness for the Alzheimer’s disease. The group will pass through Bloemfontein, linking the countries capital cities, before finally finishing their epic journey by running the Cape Town Marathon on 22nd September – The day after international Alzheimer’s Da...
Riveting K1 action
by Editor on 10 September 2013
Friday, 30 August, tension was high when South Africa went head-to-head against the Land of Fire, The Republic of Azerbaijan, in the inaugaral Heyder Aliyev Africa-Azerbaijan Kickboxing Tournament. Held at the Transnet Engineering Boxing Academy in Pretoria, The Azerbaijan Embassy and key sponsor, Paramount Group and organisers; Friends of Azerbaijan and SAAKA (South African Amateur Kickboxing Association) provide...
Travel package deal
by Cape Town Tourism on 10 September 2013
- Creative Week Cape Town 2013 (14 – 22 September) and the Loerie Awards 2013 (21 and 22 September) take place in Cape Town once again this year - Affordable Short City Break travel package on offer 19 – 23 September 2013
2013 Men’s Health Menswear Collection
by Editor on 06 September 2013
On Thursday, 19 September 2013, Men’s Health is hosting summer’s hottest menswear fashion show, the sixth annual Men’s Health Menswear Collection. The show will bring together 12 of South Africa’s leading brands and retailers to showcase their summer trends and ranges. This year’s Menswear Collection takes place at the Melrose Arch Piazza, the trendy Gauteng home of fashion, style and café culture. Gu...
Giant Beer Pong
by Editor on 05 September 2013
By now you should have heard the hype brewing around the first ever Joburg Festival of Beer which is taking place this weekend on the 6th, 7th and 8th of September at Pirates Sports Club in Greenside. The Festival will feature 150 beers from micro and mega brewers across South Africa as well as abroad, as well as guided beer tours, blind tastings, food and beer pairings, free beer sampling and live music!
Colour Festival Announce Headline Sponsor FedGroup
by Editor on 04 September 2013
Colour Me Crazy 5km Run & Colour Festival have announced leading independent financial services group, FedGroup, as the headline sponsor for the events, which will take place in Johannesburg and Cape Town this year. The unique Festival, which is broken into two parts, the 5km colour fun run as well as a music festival with popular local music acts, is the first of its kind in South Africa.
LIVEOUTLOUD appoints new team
by Editor on 04 September 2013
Renowned for their spectacular interactive events and breathtaking brand activations, LIVEOUTLOUD has reacted to an unprecedented demand for their services by appointing a new team of event industry specialists from On The Box Events. This bold team acquisition will firmly position LIVEOUTLOUD as one of the largest and most sought after players in the events sector in South Africa, with a level 2 BEE compliance. C...
Contribute for the Love of the Game
by Editor on 03 September 2013
The official charity of the Springbok Rugby Team, The Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund, steps in to offer help and hope when rugby players suffer catastrophic and serious rugby injuries. It currently cares for 105 quadriplegics across South Africa, and implements initiatives to make the game safer and reduce the number of injuries taking place. The work of the Players’ Fund is financed through annual fu...
The Western Cape's Leading Food and Wine Event!
by Editor on 03 September 2013
The Big Bottle Festival, now in its third year running, showcased over 40 wine producers and seven of South Africa’s top chefs this past weekend at the elegant Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, reaffirming it as the Western Cape’s grandest annual wine tasting extravaganza. VIP guests such as Natalie Becker, Derek van Dam, Lisa Crowley, Reinard Ludick and Tracey Lange amongst others were treated in the exclusive Absolut...