South Africa Festivals

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Eastern Cape

National Youth Jazz FestivalMusicJune 29 - July 5, 2011
Nelson Mandela Bay International Music FestivalMusicMay 14, 2011
The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown Dance, Drama, MusicJune 28 - July 8, 2012
Woodstock Riversands FarmMusicNovember 27 - 30, 2010

Free State

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Jammin n´Ting Music and Arts FestivalLiterary, MusicMarch 29 - April l1, 2013
Lucky Fish Music FestivalMusicSeptember 3 - 6, 2009
Mangaung African Cultural Festival (MACUFE)Dance, Drama, MusicOctober 4 - 13, 2013
Vryfees FestivalDrama, MusicJuly 12 - 17, 2011

Gauteng

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Amasiko Heritage FestivalDance, Drama, Literary, MusicSeptember 21, 2012
Arts Alive International FestivalDance, Drama, MusicSeptember 1 - 25, 2011
Coca-Cola Zero FestMusicApril 10 and 13, 2009
Craighall Primary School Choir FestivalMusicSeptember 11, 2013
Dance Umbrella Contemporary Dance FestivalDanceSeptember 1 - 15, 2013
Dance Umbrella Festival JohannesburgDanceAugust 31 - September 14, 2013
Deuriemikke KarnavalMusicSeptember 17, 2011
dfl Sex Actually FestivalDance, Drama, MusicAugust 20 - 30, 2013
Drum Beat Soweto FestivalMusicAugust 16 - 17, 2013
Eldo's Jazz FestivalMusicSeptember 25, 2011
Ihlombe! South African Choral FestivalMusicJuly 17 - 27, 2014
July 4 - 21, 2013
International Marimba and Steelpan FestivalMusicAugust 3 - 4, 2013
Jazz By The River FestivalMusicSeptember 30, 2012
Levi's Rage for the RevolutionMusicOctober 10, 2009
Maboneng Arts ExperienceMusicNovember 30 - December 1, 2013
MBay Mega Fest — Nelson Mandela Bay Annual Music FestivalMusicJune 2, 2012
Melville Poetry FestivalDance, Literary, MusicOctober 14 - 15, 2011
Mogale Arts FestivalMusicFebruary 26 - 27, 2011
Mogale City Jazz FestivalMusicOctober 31, 2010
Mzansi Fela FestivalDrama, MusicDecember 1 - 15, 2013
Nando's Comedy Festival - JoziComedyJuly 22 - 31, 2011
National Marimba FestivalMusicSeptember 7, 2013
National School of the Arts - Festival of FameDance, Drama, MusicFebruary 24 - March 2, 2014
Old Mutual Blues Jazz Roots FestivalMusicApril 4, 2009
Old Mutual Encounters ConcertsMusicOctober 9 - 10, 2010
Oppikoppi "Sexy Crooked Teeth"MusicAugust 8, 2010
Oppikoppi Not Quite Easter FestivalMusicApril 24 - 26, 2009
Pretoria ShowMusicAugust 27 - September 5, 2010
RAMfest - JohannesburgMusicMarch 6 - 9, 2014
Rocking the GardensMusicOctober 9 - 10, 2010
SAMRO Endowment’s Overseas Scholarships CompetitionMusicSeptember 3, 2011
Sonic Summer FestivalMusicDecember 11 - 18, 2010
Standard Bank Joy of Jazz FestivalMusicAugust 22 - 24, 2013
Storytelling Festival at UJLiteraryFebruary 22 - 23, 2013
Sycopate Dance Spectacular FestivalDanceOctober 24, 2010
Total MIAGI FestivalDance, MusicMay 7 - 14, 2009
Total Sibikwa Play CompetitionDance, Drama, MusicJuly 25 - 26, 2009
Transnet Internal Choirs CompetitionMusicOctober 10, 2009
Tuks Rag FestivalMusicFebruary 11, 2011
Urban Voices International FestivalDrama, MusicJuly 22 - 28, 2009
WALE 5.0 - Wits Arts and Literature ExperienceDance, Drama, MusicMay 9 - 12, 2012

KwaZulu-Natal

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Dance that Grows Festival (Ukukhula Komdanso Festival)DanceJune 2010
Dance that Grows Festival (Ukukhula Komdanso Festival)DanceApril 21 - May 3, 2009
Durban Jazz FestivalMusicDecember 26, 2013
Durbs Comedy FestivalDramaJuly 23 - 25, 2010
Jomba! Contemporary Dance ExperienceDanceAugust 28 - September 8, 2013
Musho! International Theatre FestivalDramaJanuary 15 - 20, 2014
Music in the MountainsMusicApril 27 - 30, 2012
Nando's Comedy Festival - DurbanComedyAugust 4 - 6, 2011
Poetry AfricaLiterary, MusicJuly 18 - 28, 2013
RAMfest - DurbanMusicMarch 15, 2013
Route 56 Music FestivalMusicNovember 3, 2012
Smoking Dragon New Year FestivalMusicDecember 29 - 31, 2013
South African Women’s Arts FestivalDance, MusicJuly 29 - August 14, 2011
Splashy Fen Music FestivalMusicApril 17 - 21, 2014
Time of the Writer International Writers FestivalLiteraryMarch 18 - 23, 2013
Ugu Jazz FestivalMusicJune 22, 2013
Unyazi Electronic Music Symposium and FestivalMusicSeptember 23 - 26, 2010
Upbeat Festival of MusicMusicAugust 10 - 13, 2011
White Mountain Folk FestivalMusicSeptember 20 - 24, 2013

Limpopo

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Ketapele Northam Music FestivalMusicApril 28, 2007
Limpopo Music FestivalMusicNovember 26, 2011
Mapungubwe Jazz FestivalMusicDecember 16 and 18, 2010
Oppikoppi "Sweet\Thing" FestivalLiterary, MusicAugust 9 - 11, 2012
Thabazimbi Game and Tourism ExpoMusicMay 31 - June 1, 2013

Mpumalanga

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Dullstroom Winter Music FestivalMusicJune 10 - 19, 2011
Hartland Family FestivalMusicApril 27 - 29, 2012
Infecting The City Festival - MbombelaMusicJanuary 16 - 17, 2014
Innibos Lowveld National Arts FestivalMusicJune 29 - July 2, 2011
Sancta One-Act FestivalDramaJune 11 - 16, 2011
Thulamahashe Music FestivalMusicDecember 23, 2011

North-West

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Aardklop National Arts Festival (Aardklop Nasionale Kunstefees)Dance, Drama, MusicSeptember 23 - 28, 2013
Cultural Calabash FestivalDance, Drama, MusicSeptember 26 - 28, 2010
Mahikeng Jazz FestivalMusicDecember 16, 2012

Northern Cape

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Gariep KunstefeesMusicAugust 29 - September 1, 2013

Western Cape

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Cape Town Electronic Music FestivalMusicFebruary 7 - 9, 2014
Cape Town FestivalDanceMarch 18 - 21, 2011
Cape Town Folk 'n Acoustic Music FestivalMusicDecember 10, 2011
Cape Town International Comedy FestivalDramaSeptember 2014
Cape Town International Jazz FestivalMusicMarch 28 - 29, 2014
Cape Town JazzathonMusicJanuary 7 - 10, 2010 postponed
Cape Town Live FestivalDance, Drama, MusicFebruary 2011
Franschhoek Oesfees FestivalDanceMarch 22, 2014
Ihlombe! South African Choral FestivalMusicJuly 16 - 27, 2014
Infecting The City Festival - Cape TownDance, Drama, MusicMarch 12 - 16, 2013
International Oriental Belly Dance FestivalDanceOctober 24 - 27, 2013
Jazz On The Rocks FestivalMusicFebruary 27 - March 3, 2014
Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees)Dance, Drama, MusicMarch 29 - April 5, 2014
Knysna Literary FestivalLiteraryApril 27 - 29, 2012
Knysna Rocks Music FestivalMusicDecember 23, 2011
Musiek Oppie Lande (MOL) MusicFebruary 26 - 27, 2010
Namaqua-fees Music FestivalDanceOctober 28 - 30, 2010
Nando's Comedy Festival - Cape TownComedyAugust 9 - 14, 2011
OBS Festival - Observatory Festival of the ArtsDance, Drama, MusicDecember 9 - 11, 2011
Old Mutual Encounters at Spier Wine FarmMusicJune 26 – July 5, 2009
Out The Box: Puppet and Visual Art FestivalDrama, LiterarySeptember 2013
RAMfest - Cape TownMusicMarch 6 - 9, 2013
Rocking the Daisies Music FestivalMusicOctober 3 - 6, 2013
Savanna Up the Creek FestivalMusicFebruary 3 - 5, 2012
Sonar Festival Cape TownDance, Drama, MusicDecember 16, 2013
Stellenbosch WoordfeesDrama, MusicMarch 1 - 10, 2013
SuidoosterfeesComedy, Drama, MusicJanuary 28 - February 2, 2014
Two Oceans Hermanus Whale FestivalComedy, Dance, Drama, MusicOctober 3 - 6, 2014
Up the Creek FestivalComedy, MusicJanuary 30 - February 2, 2014
Wits Arts and Literature Experience (WALE)DramaMay 11 - 14, 2011
Zabalaza Theatre FestivalDramaMarch 4 - 22, 2013

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