South African Cultural Observatory

Events Overview

 SACO Events

Events: Date:
Capacity Building Workshop (Training) 4: M&E Framework 13 February 2017
SACO 2nd National Conference: Turbine Hall, Johannesburg 24-25 May 2017
Capacity Building Workshop (Training) 1: South African Festivals Economic Impact Calculator 23 May 2017
SACO Domain Workshop 1: East London, Eastern Cape 27 July 2017
SACO Domain Workshop 2: Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal 17 August 2017
Capacity Building Workshop (Training) 2: Research Methodology - Bisho, Eastern Cape 23 August 2017
SACO Domain Workshop 3: Bloemfontein, Free State 30 August 2017
Capacity Building Workshop (Training) 3: South African Festivals Economic Impact Calculator - Cape Town 5 September 2017
SACO Domain Workshop 4: Paarl, Western Cape 7 September 2017
SACO Domain Workshop 5: Upington, Northern Cape 21 September 2017
SACO Domain Workshop 6: Mafikeng, North West 10 October 2017
SACO Domain Workshop 7: Vereeniging/Vaal River, Gauteng 12 October 2017
Capacity Building Workshop (Training) 4: Research Methodology - Kimberley 24 October 2017
SACO Domain Workshop 8: Tzaneen, Limpopo & Mpumalanga

26 October 2017

SACO 2018 International Conference: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

7-8 March 2018


South Africa Events

Month

Website

Date

January

   
The House of Truth http://markettheatre.co.za/productions/ 10 - 29
The Alliance Francaise Jozi Tour www.alliance.org.za/ 24 - 28
Johannesburg International Mozart Festival www.join-mozart-festival.org/home/ 27 - 5
     

February

   
Cape Town Electronic Music Festival www.ctemf.com/ 7 - 12
Cape Classic www.cape-classic.com/ 15 - 25
Cape Town Art Fair www.artfaircapetown.co.za/ 17 - 19
Cape Town Sixes Cricket and Cultural Festival www.capetownsixesfestival.com/ 18 & 19
Dance Umbrella 2017 www.danceforumsouthafrica.co.za/ 23 - 5 
Eastern Cape Music Awards 2017 http://ecmas.co.za/ 25
Metro FM Music Awards www.metrofm.co.za/sabc/home/metrofm/stationnews 25
     

March

   
Hobby X www.hobby-x.co.za/ 2 - 5 
Soweto Wine Festival www.sowetowinefestival.co.za/ 3 - 5
US Woordfees www.woordfees.co.za/ 3 - 12 
Durban International Jazz Extravaganza www.ije.co.za/
OmmiBerg 'Round the Paarl Rock' www.ommiberg.co.za/
The SA International Film Festival - RapidLion www.rapidlion.co.za/ 4 - 11 
Festival of Fame www.festivaloffame.co.za/ 7 - 12 
Cape Argus Cycle Tour www.worldtravelguide.net/south-africa/events 10  
Time of the Writer International Writers Festival www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/ 13 - 18 
Wakkerstroom Music Festival http://wmfestival.co.za/ 17 - 21 
Lambert's Bay Crayfish and Cultural Festival http://kreeffees.co.za/ 17 - 19 
Cape Town Carnival http://capetowncarnival.com/ 18 
SA Eco Film Festival  http://saecofilmfestival.com/ 23 - 26 
CapeArgus Sports Show www.sportshow.co.za/ 24 - 26 
Franschhoek ATKV Oesfees www.oesfees.co.za/ 25 
Cape Town International Jazz Festival www.capetownjazzfest.com/ 31 - 1 
     

April

   
Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees www.absakknk.co.za/ 8 - 15 
Splashy Fen Music Festival http://splashyfen.co.za/ 13 - 16 
Ironman www.ironmansouthafrica.com 14 
AfrikaBurn www.afrikaburn.com/ 24 - 30 
Pink Loerie Mardi Gras & Arts Festival www.pinkloeriefoundation.com/ 27 - 1 
Suidoosterfees www.suidoosterfees.co.za/ 27 - 1 
SA Cheese Festival www.cheesefestival.co.za/ 28 - 30 
SAJE Jazz Festival www.saje.org.za/ 28 - 30 
     

May

   
Festival of Excellence in Dramatic Arts www.fedafestival.co.za/ 9 - 27 
Franschhoek Literary Festival www.flf.co.za/ 19 - 21 
Greyton Genadendal Classics for All Festival www.classicsforall.co.za/ 19 - 21 
MTN Bushfire www.bushfire.com/ 26 - 28 
     

June 

   
Encounters SA International Documentary Film Festival  http://www.encounters.co.za/  1 - 11 
Good Food & Wine Show - Cape Town  http://capetown.goodfoodandwineshow.co.za/ 2 - 4 
MIDEM (International) http://www.midem.com/  5 - 8 
Hermanus FynArts  http://www.hermanusfynarts.co.za/ 9 - 18 
National Arts Festival  https://www.nationalartsfestival.co.za/  29 - 9 
Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival  http://www.sicmf.co.za/ 30 - 9 
Kirkwood Wildlife Festival  http://www.wildsfees.co.za/ 30 - 2 
     

July

   
Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Festival http://www.youthjazz.co.za/ 3 - 8
Innibos Kunstefees http://innibos.co.za/ 5 - 8
Durban International Film Festival http://www.durbanfilmfest.co.za/ 13 - 23
Turbine Art Fair http://www.turbineartfair.co.za/ 13 - 16
Vrystaat Kunstefees http://www.vryfees.co.za/ 18 - 22
Mediatech Africa http://www.mediatech.co.za/ 19 - 21
Ihlombe! South African Choral Festival http://classicalmovements.org/s_af.htm 21 - 29
Good Food & Wine Show - Johannesburg http://joburg.goodfoodandwineshow.co.za/ 28 - 30
International Marimba & Steelpan Festival http://www.internationalmarimbafestival.org/ 29 - 30
     

August

   
Klein Karoo Klassique http://klassique.co.za/ 11 - 13
Gariep Arts Festival http://www.gariepfees.co.za/ 31 - 3
KZN Music Imbizo https://www.kzn-musicimbizo.co.za/ 31 - 2
     

September

   
Open Book Cape Town Festival http://openbookfestival.co.za/ 6 - 10
The Hilton Arts Festival http://www.hiltonfestival.co.za/ 15 - 17
Hermanus Whale Festival http://hermanuswhalefestival.co.za/ 29 - 1
     

October

   
Good Food & Wine Show - Durban http://durban.goodfoodandwineshow.co.za/ 27 - 29
     

November

   
TBA    
     

December

   
TBA    
     
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