Nobody

Release date: Friday, 02 April 2021
Genre: Action

Nobody is just the movie if you're looking for gunfire, action, fistfights and more. Hutch Mansell (Bob Odenkirk), an underestimated father and husband, takes life’s indignities in his stride and never pushes back. When two thieves break into his suburban family home one night, he declines to defend himself or his family, hoping to prevent serious violence. The aftermath of the incident strikes a long-simmering rage in Hutch, triggering dormant instincts and propelling him on a brutal path that will surface dark secrets and lethal skills.

Come Away

Release date: Friday, 02 April 2021
Genre: Adventure

Come Away is a lovely must for the whole family. Before Peter became Pan and Alice visited Wonderland, they were siblings living in an idyllic country home with their parents and their older brother, David. In this magical place, they are free to play and let their imaginations run wild as they romp around the nearby forest. However, change is in the air as their priggish aunt, Eleanor, who is extremely critical of how the children are being raised, has arranged for David to attend a prestigious boarding school. As the family strives to accept David’s imminent departure, a deadly accident shatters their wondrous lives. With their family falling apart both emotionally and financially, Alice and Peter decide to find a solution. They travel to London to sell a family heirloom and soon find themselves in a dark, mysterious, and dangerous underworld that propels them on an adventure that will change the course of their lives.

Extinct

Release date: Friday, 02 April 2021
Genre: Animation

If you're looking for something fun and animated to enjoy with the kids, then be sure to book your tickets to see Extinct! Op and Ed are two adorable, doughnut-shaped, fluffy animals — FLUMMELS — who somehow accidentally time-travel from the year 1835 to modern-day Shanghai. There, they discover traffic, trans fats, and worst of all, that flummels are now extinct. It's up to this bumbling pair of fluff balls to save themselves, save their species and just maybe change the course of history.

Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train

Release date: Friday, 09 April 2021
Genre: Animation

If you're an anime fan, then you definitely don't want to miss the release of Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train. Just remember to take along your reading glasses because this movie will be scened with the original language with English subtitles. After his family was brutally murdered and his sister turned into a demon, Tanjiro Kamado's journey as a Demon Slayer began. Tanjiro and his comrades embark on a new mission aboard the Mugen Train, on track to despair.

Mortal Kombat

Release date: Friday, 09 April 2021
Genre: Adventure/Action

If you're a huge fan of fighting movies, then Mortal Kombat is a must-see to get your adrenaline pumping. MMA fighter, Cole Young, is unaware of his heritage — or why Outworld's Emperor Shang Tsung has sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero, an otherworldly Cryomancer, to hunt Cole down. Fearing for his family's safety, he finds himself at the temple of Lord Raiden, who grants sanctuary to those who bear the mark. Here, Cole trains with experienced warriors as he prepares to stand with Earth's greatest champions against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe.

Every Breath You Take

Release date: Friday, 16 April 2021
Genre: Thriller

Enjoy searing psychological thrillers? then Every Breath You Take is a movie you need to see. The movie is about a psychiatrist, whose career is thrown into jeopardy when his patient suddenly takes her own life. But when he invites his patient’s surviving brother into his home to meet his wife and daughter, his family life gets thrown upside down and is suddenly torn apart.

Judas and The Black Messiah

Release date: Friday, 16 April 2021
Genre: Drama

Judas and The Black Messiah is a movie based around the betrayal and assassination of Fred Hampton, the Chairman of the Black Panther Party. In 1968, a charismatic activist named Fred Hampton became Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party, who were fighting for freedom, the power to determine the destiny of the Black community, and an end to police brutality and the slaughter of Black people. Hampton was 21 years old when he was assassinated by the FBI, who coerced a petty criminal named William O’Neal to help them silence him and the Party. But they could not kill hiss legacy. 50 years later, his words still echo, louder than ever. “You can murder a revolutionary, but you can’t murder a revolution."

Nomadland

Release date: Friday, 16 April 2021
Genre: Drama

For something humbling and thought provoking, Nomadland is the movie to watch this April. The story follows a sixty-something year old woman named Fern, goes on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad after losing everything in the Great Recession. Keep in mind that this movie can get a bit dark at times, but offers an uplifting message.

Voyagers

Release date: Friday, 16 April 2021
Genre: Adventure

Voyagers is about a crew of astronauts on a multi-generational mission, who eventually descend into paranoia and madness, not knowing what is reality or an illusion. Set in the near future, the odyssey begins with 30 young men and women who are sent deep into space in search of a new home. As the mission commences, the crew reverts to their most primal state, not knowing if the real threat is what's outside the ship or who they're becoming inside it.

Maya The Bee - The Golden Orb

Release date: Friday, 23 April 2021
Genre: Animation/Family

For another family-friendly movie, Maya the Bee is off on another adventure with this latest movie — Maya The Bee: The Golden Orb! When Maya, a headstrong and daring little bee, and her best friend, Willi, rescue an ant princess, they find themselves in the middle of an epic bug battle that will take them on interesting journeys to strange worlds while testing the limits of their friendship.

Wrath Of Man

Release date: Friday, 30 April 2021
Genre: Action Thriller

Need something and exciting that'll get the adrenaline pumping and have you sitting right on the edge of your seat? Wrath of Man ticks all those boxes. Starring the legendary Jason Statham, and multi-talented Post Malone, the movie follows H, a cold and mysterious character working at a cash truck company who is responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week.

The Courier

Release date: Friday, 30 April 2021
Genre: Thriller/Drama

Enjoy spy movies that included references of wars from our past? Then be sure to get your tickets and grab some popcorn to watch The Courier, releasing later this month. This movie is about the true story of a British businessman, recruited into one of the greatest conflicts in history. Cold War spy, Greville Wynne, forms an unlikely partnership with a Soviet officer, in an attempt to prevent a nuclear confrontation and provide the necessary intelligence to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Vanquish

Release date: Friday, 30 April 2021
Genre: Action

Starring Ruby Rose and Morgan Freeman, the action-packed film Vanquish is sure to get your heart racing. The story follows a mother, Victoria (Rose), who is trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her and start a new life. But retired cop, Damon (Freeman), forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her young daughter hostage. Now, Victoria go back to the life she left behind, must use guns, guts, and a motorbike to take out violent gangsters — or she may never see her daughter again.

Grab These Easter Krispy Kreme Treats Now!

Easter is here, and there is an abundance of delectable and oh-so decadent festively themed goodies found around every corner! And if you're a big fan of Krispy Kreme doughnuts, then you most definitely don't want to miss out on their limited-edition Happiness Hatching range! But hurry, this range is only available until Sunday, 11 April 2021 in-store and via Uber Eats and Mr D Food, and from Monday, 29 March 2021 until Sunday, 04 April 2021 at participating Engen garages and Pick ‘n Pay stores. Go on, treat yourself and your loved ones with a dozen (or two) of these delightful rounds! Click here to fins out more about this scrumptious range.

Krispy Kreme Happiness Hatching

April 2021's Movie Releases

A new month means there are a brand-new selection of movies for you and your loved ones to enjoy on the big screen! There's something for everyone. If you're looking for something animated and family-friendly, you can catch Come Away, Extinct and Maya The Bee - The Golden Orb. Craving a little bit of action? Get your heart racing with Nobody, Mortal Kombat, Wrath Of Man, or Vanquish. And there are also some thrillers hitting the circuit including The Courier and Every Breath You Take. Click here to find out more about these movies and more.

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Enjoy tashas Revamped Classic Menu

If you're a big tashas fan , then you'll be excited to hear that they have recently updated their Classic Menu! Other than this exciting news, they have also added six brand-new dishes to the mix, as well as a delicious homemade hot drink and four tasty new smoothies. To give you a little taster and whet your appetite, we'll name a few of the new additions: Butternut Zucchini Rosti; tashas Comfort Quinoa Bowl; Barley and Broccoli Salad; Honeybush Chai; the Green Goddess Smoothie; and the Peanut Protein smoothie. Click here for more information about their updated Classic Menu, available at all tasha branches countrywide, as well as their new dishes.

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Image from tashas.

Experience Treetop Adventures At Acrobranch

From treetop zip lining excursions to interesting and fun-filled outdoor obstacle courses, Acrobranch is just the place to be if you're looking to get your loved ones off of the couch, away from all the gadgets and electronics, and out and about in nature getting active! Wondering what to expect to find at Acrobranch? Click here to see all the information you need and how to book your outdoor adventure. Best off all, it's affordable fun! From as little as R190*, you’ll enjoy two hours of treetop thrills. That’s a great deal if you ask us.

Acrobranch

Get Lost At Honeydew Mazes

For even more outdoor fun, why not visit the a-maize-ing Honeydew Mazes? This destination offers plenty of fun and excitement for all ages. Depending on the time of year, there are a variety of mazes for you to explore and experience, each with their own unique theme and feel. And if you're looking for something interesting for your next team building or for that upcoming birthday bash for your little one or a fun-filled school outing, Honeydew Mazes offers a selection of packages to suit your needs.

honeydew mazes

Image by Honeydew Mazes.

Relax & Hike At Rustig

Fresh air, nature, hiking trails for all fitness and experience levels, what more do you need to relax and unwind than everything the stunning and oh-so peaceful Rustig has to offer. Whether you're planning a weekend escape or a day visit to explore the various hiking trails, this is a lovely spot to reconnect with nature, get active and enjoy the beautiful sights and features along the way. For more information about what Rustig has to offer, click here.

The Rand Show Gets A New Look & Feel For 2020

The Rand Show is one of the most iconic events on the annual entertainment and exhibition calendar in Joburg. And to ensure they continue to deliver even more exciting offerings, they have announced that not only will they be sporting a new look and feel for next year's event, but also a brand new, thrilling experience with something for everyone.

In 2020, we aim to surprise people with a brand-new journey. While we will always celebrate what has made The Rand Show one of the most loved events of the year, added variety will mean each visitor can discover something unique, or of value to them. This positioning also makes the event the ideal platform for exhibitors to showcase and participate, and we are already seeing good uptake from a wide and new range of brands with everything from furniture to perfumes and beauty products, to crafts, services and more. With something for everyone, a day at The Rand Show will be an extraordinary day - creating a great memory,” says Craig Newman, CEO Johannesburg Expo Centre.

The Rand Show 2020

What's The 2020 Rand Show Dates? 

Diarise Wednesday, 08 April 2020 - Monday, 13 April 2020. 

What To Expect In 2020's Edition

Wondering what to expect next year when it comes to new features? The exciting new additions include:

A significant attraction for visitors in 2019 was the incredible competitions and prizes available, something that will be repeated and made even bigger and better in 2020.

The Rand Show 2020

The refresh of the brand identity and positioning also demonstrates our desire to make the Rand Show experience a personal one for every visitor. Bright, bold, fun colours and happy people – discovering something meaningful, unique and impactful at the show,” concludes Newman.

This is one super-sized event that you definitely don’t want to miss. With an entire day’s worth of out-of-this-world entertainment and retail packed into each and every ticket, make the 2020 event #myrandshow!

For More Information

For more information about The Rand Show 2020, visit randshow.co.za.

To exhibit or participate in any way at the 2020 event, contact Didi Okoro at [email protected] or Willem Jordaan at [email protected].

Don't forget to like or follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news, details and more.

The Rand Show 2020

A Treat For The Senses

Enjoy your lazy Sunday in luxury at The Maslow Sandton, as they present another famous Sunday picnic on Sunday, 28 April 2019. This time round, the hotel is partnering up with G H Mumm for a truly sumptuous and delightful experience. With the hotel’s tranquil oasis garden setting the scene, guests can relax and enjoy the autumn sun while sipping on bubbly and indulging in a selection of delicious gourmet picnic fare while lazing on the sprawling lawns, listening to a live band.

What's In The Picnic Basket?

The gourmet picnic basket features enticing delights, including a Cape cheeseboard with sour fig preserve and melba toast; roast chicken and butternut salad with blue cheese crème, butter lettuce and garlic croutons; cheeseburger sliders with tomato relish and hot buttered buns; mini wors rolls with mustard, sheba and caramelised onions; and crispy jalapeño arancini stuffed with cheddar and parmesan. And as for dessert, there will be strawberry and marshmallow skewers dipped in chocolate, as well as blueberry cheese cake jars topped with crispy honey comb. Sounds so decadent!

Each basket is packed perfectly for two and includes two glasses of G H Mumm.

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When Is It?

This stunning Sunday picnic will take place on Sunday, 28 April 2019 from 12:00 – 18:00.

Where Is It?

The gardens of The Maslow Hotel Sandton, 146 Rivonia Road, Sandton, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

The cost is R690 per couple and booking is essential. To book, call 010 226 4600.

Tickets will be available at the door but are subject to availability.

For More Information

For more information about the Maslow Hotel Sandton, visit their website at www.suninternational.com.

You can also contact them on [email protected] or 010 226 4600.

Don't forget to follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

Don't Miss Out On The Easter Fun At Montecasino!

It's that time of the year once again! It's time to grab those baskets, go hunting for those decadent chocolate Easter eggs and spend quality time with your loved ones while exploring all the Easter fun at this entertainment hot spot. That's right, there'll once again be plenty of Easter hoppenings in store for you and your family over the long Easter Weekend at the thrilling Montecasino, and there's definitely something for everyone.

There Will Be Easter Egg Hunts Galore!

Back by popular demand, guests can expect FIVE exciting Easter Egg Hunts that'll bring egg-static sounds of joy to Montecasino Bird Gardens throughout the weekend. With loads of Cadbury chocolate treats, a special visit from the Easter bunny, and lots of entertainment, the kids are sure to have a blast. Make sure you arrive early to secure your spot among the 200 children hunting for chocolatey treasure on Friday 19 April at 14:00, Saturday 20 April at 14:00, Sunday 21 April at 12:00 and 14:00, and Monday 22 April at 14:00. Standard Bird Gardens entry fees apply.

easter

And There'll Also Be Easter On The Piazza!

The happiness and excitement continue right through the Easter weekend with plenty of egg-citing fun and entertainment on the Montecasino Piazza. To keep the kids busy, there'll be three giant inflatables that they hop onto, while the Hopper Squad will delight the little ones with music and DJs. And let's not forget, there will also be lots of Cadbury’s chocolates and a special visit from the the Easter Bunny. Entrance to the Piazza is FREE and food and beverages will be on sale.

easter on the piazza

For More Information

For more information on what’s happening at Montecasino this month, be sure to visit Montecasino on www.tsogosun.com.

Also, don't forget to give them a like and a follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Moonlight Mazes at Honeydew Mazes

Before the chilly winter nights arrives, why don't you and your family take advantage of the cool autumn evenings by heading to Honeydew Mazes for their exciting Moonlight Mazes? The next two will take place on the following dates: 30 March and 21 April (over Easter weekend). It's a fun in-the-dark activity for all ages. On the evening, make sure you have a torch handy! For all the important details and rules, click here. Bring your own picnic (no braais) and torches.

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Seussical The Musical Jr.

If the kids haven't seen this just yet, then make sure you head to the People's Theatre for the fun, laughter-filled and rhyming Seussical The Musical Jr. Based on the much-loved Dr Seuss books, this production draws its characters from a number of books to bring you and the little ones a performance filled with non-stop music, laughter and feel-good fun. The show ends late April 2019, so make sure you get your tickets ASAP.

Seussical Jr

The Rand Show 2019

This event is an absolute must during April! The family-friendly, thrilling and oh-so-cool Rand Show is back for their 2019 edition. This year, they will be celebrating 125 years of Rand Show excitement and to celebrate, they will be going all out with the entertainment. And since this show is all about family fun, there'll be plenty in store for the little ones, from an amusement park jam-packed with ferris wheels, train rides, roller coasters and carousels to Africa’s best live military display and the brand-new #GetInTheGame exhibition offering virtual reality gaming, dancing, cosplay competitions, a national Fortnite tournament and more.

rand show

Lusito Land Festival 2019

One of the city's biggest family festivals is back, bringing nothing but the finest in entertainment, music, gourmet food and fun for the whole family. Lusito Land Festival is a celebration of all things Portuguese, from all the good food to the colourful culture. And for the little ones, they'll have a blast at the exhilarating amusement park offering loads of exciting rides, many fun activities, and much more.

Lusito Land

Sourced by Lusito Association

The Weekend Market

The Weekend Market always has something fun and exciting lined up for the kids! They have two awesome events coming up that you definitely don't want to miss if you are in search of something to keep the young ones entertained. First up is the Carnival Festival on 06 April 2019, which will give kids a day filled with super slides, carousel rides, jumping castles, gladiator and foam pits, rocket ride, swings and much more. And on 20 April 2019, don't miss the Easter Egg Hunt complete with awesome cash prizes up for grabs as well as plenty of kids entertainment.

kids carnival fun

The Dino Expo

Do your kids like all things dinosaur? If yes, then don't miss the Dino Expo which will be bringing a selection of dinos 'back to life' at the Sandton Dinosaur Exhibition. Other than that, there will be a bunch of fun activities to keep the kids busy, including a Jurassic Tour, dino fossil digging, a jumping castle, dino colouring, as well as a Wits University fossil display. There are also additional activities that come at an extra cost, including dino rides, dinosaur instant photos, bumper cars, electric train ride, pedal boats and Jurassic cars.

dino expo

What Is It?

Joburg, have you heard? The dates and venue details for this year's Johannesburg Cap Classique and Champagne Festival have finally been announced! Proudly sponsored by Sanlam Private Wealth, this year's festival will have a chic garden party feel with a blue and white dress theme and fabulous prizes, including magnums of Champagne, fragrance vouchers and something special for the best dressed! This exciting event is a must-attend, so make sure you get your tickets before it's too late! As for the bubbly, you can expect to sample many exquisite brands, including L’Ormarins, Graham Beck, Silverthorn, Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger, Simonsig, Bon Courage, Luc Belaire and Valdo Prosecco, just to name a few.

When Is It?

Saturday, 04 April 2020 - Sunday, 05 April 2020 from 12:00 - 17:00.

Where Is It?

Inanda Club, Forrest Road and 6th Avenue, Inanda, Sandton, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R395 per person, which includes a glass and 10 tasting coupons. You can get your tickets at Webtickets.

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit The Johannesburg Cap Classique and Champagne Festival's Facebook page for the latest updates, news and more.

What Is It?

Get ready to travel back in time – Hot 91.9 FM will be presenting the Flashback To The 90s Concert featuring some of the decade's faves Dr Alban and Haddaway on 27 April 2019 at the Mall of Africa Ampitheatre.

This cool concert will also feature some of the country’s timeless acts, such as Just Jinjer, Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels, as well as Black Ice! Make sure you don't miss out on this proper old skool dance flashback. This is what the lineup looks like:

 

When Is It?

Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 15:00 – 22:00.

Where Is It?

Mall of Africa Ampitheatre, Magwa Crescent, Halfway House, Midrand, Waterfall City, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R450 per person for general access and R850 per person for VIP access. Click here to get your tickets now.

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit their Facebook event page.

haddaway

What Is It?

Enjoy a weekend out in the country at this awesome farm-style festival! The beautiful Rustig farm, situated in Magaliesberg, will be bringing you some of South Africa’s greatest artists at the Rustig Farm Style Music Fest, taking place this April. The lineup includes well-renowned Afrikaans artists such as Snotkop, Robbie Wessels, Refentse and Bok van Blerk. This live concert is the first of its kind to be hosted at Rustig. Other than the great music lineup, historical background and scenic views, guests will also get to treat their taste buds to real farm-style treats, with anything and everything from braai vleis, rice and curry to freshly-baked pancakes, all prepared by the locals. It's a lovely day out for all ages. Tickets are limited so get yours ASAP.

When Is It?

Saturday, 13 April 2019 from 14:00 for 15:00 – 19:00.

Where Is It?

Rustig, 36 Hekpoort, Hartebeestpoort, Magaliesburg, Gauteng.

How Much Is It?

Early bird tickets are R 250 per adult and children over 12. To purchase tickets, email [email protected].

Two children under the age of 12 will be admitted for FREE, per family.

If you bring more than two children under 12, the additional children will be charged R125 each.

The early bird tickets special ends on the 28 February 2019.

Please note: tickets are limited, so make sure that you get yours now.

From 01 March 2019, tickets will cost R300 per adult and for children over 12.

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit www.rustig.co.za. You can also contact them on [email protected] or 079 490 2690.

Also, follow them on Facebook to keep up to date with the latest offers, events and and more.

What Is It?

They know you have been a hard working folk and they want you to take this time to loosen up, relax and get cool. Super cool in fact! Bringing you the best in entertainment, the best in music and allowing you to indulge in some tasty cocktails and sundowners. All of this whilst enjoying the best rooftop view of the city.

When Is It?

Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 11:00 - 22:00. Taking place every Saturday throughout the year.

Where Is It?

Living Room, 20 Kruger Street, 5th Floor Main Change Building, Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets are from R 50 - R 1500, visit this website to see ticket options

For More Information

Visit this this website or this Facebook page for more information on this event.

Don't Miss These Easter Specials

When you think Barnyard Theatre, what comes to mind? We think fun, energetic, unique and exciting family entertainment for all ages! With this in mind, you'll certainly want to catch the Gauteng Barnyard’s Easter Specials from 30 March to 29 April 2018. It's amazing entertainment that won't bust your budget!:

Pay ONLY R130 per person for Barnyard Theatre productions between 30 March and 29 April 2018 (excluding kiddies shows). You can also enjoy:

*Excluding Fundraisers. *Barnyard productions Only.

To view the list of shows on the Barnyard circuit during our Easter promotion, click here.

SHUT UP & DANCE!

Back by popular demand, the Kidz Rock production, SHUT UP & DANCE will be taking centre stage at Barnyard Theatres across the city this April and May!

Get ready to party hard with all your friends, as their live band, dancers and singers get you up and dancing to your favourite songs by Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Selena Gomez, Bruno Mars, The Weekend and many more! It's going to be one rager of a party, so make sure you get your tickets to this epic show before it's too late.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R120 per person and are available at the Barnyard Theatre website.

When and Where Is It?

SHUT UP & DANCE will be taking centre stage on the following dates at these Barnyard Theatres. Make sure you book your tickets accordingly:

For More Information

For more information about Barnyard Theatres and their latest shows, visit:

Website: www.barnyardtheatres.co.za

Facebook: www.facebook.com/barnyardtheatres

Twitter: www.twitter.com/BARNYARDTHEATRE

YouTube: www.youtube.com/barnyardtheatres

Welcome to the VW #VIVOnation Festival

Volkswagen South Africa’s exciting two-day music and lifestyle festival, VW VIVOnation, is back! VW VIVOnation is set to take over The Container Yard in downtown Johannesburg once again for an unmissable weekend of music, food, friends, high octane, tyre-screeching fun and new experiences, brought to you by the Volkswagen Polo Vivo.

This year, they're doing it again. Over 100 containers will be moved around The Container Yard and repurposed to create a bespoke festival layout and experience. Fans will get to enjoy exhilarating rides around the Vivo autocross track and sing their hearts out to win a road trip in the Vivo lip sync competition. A few firsts will include a beach bar, lifestyle pop-up shops and a fresh selection of food and drinks stalls.

And that's not all! As a proudly South African brand, Polo Vivo has curated an exceptional line-up of the biggest and hottest names in music from across the country, all on one stage: AKA, Sho Madjozi, Shane Eagle, Busiswa, DJ Maphorisa, Rouge, DJ Kent, Simmy , Sjava, Mlindo The Vocalist and DJ Zan-D.

VW VIVOnation is proudly partnered with YFM.

No under 18’s. Terms and conditions apply.

VivoNation 2019

When Is It?

Saturday, 06 April 2019 and Sunday, 07 April 2019. 

Where Is It?

The Container Yard, Impex Avenue, City Deep, downtown Joburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R50 per person for either Saturday or Sunday* and are available at www.vwvivonation.co.za.

Your R50 ticket will be converted into a free R50 food and drink voucher upon arrival. Also, there will be loads of spot prizes up for grabs throughout the day for ticket holders who arrive between 13:00 and 15:00.

Please note: You can buy a maximum of FOUR tickets. Each ticket needs to be assigned to a unique email address at the time of purchase. Each person will be sent their ticket individually to the email address supplied (so make sure it’s correct).

*You can only get a ticket for either Saturday or Sunday, not both days.

Hurry, tickets are limited!

For More Information

For information on the new Volkswagen Polo Vivo, visit www.vw.co.za.

Join the hype by posting and searching with #VIVOnation and #VWLive.

The VW #VIVOnation is proudly partnered with YFM.

The VW #VIVOnation Festival is a no under 18’s event. Terms and conditions apply.

What Is It?

The 2019 Lusito Land Festival is fast approaching, and lovers of Portuguese cuisine and culture are in for a treat at Cayman Road, Alewynspoort. This popular festival promises to be a celebration of exceptional food, music and fun. There's entertainment for all ages, from Portuguese folk dancing and top local artists to mouth-watering food, all celebrated at leisure under an African sky.

Lusito Land

The easy-to-access venue is a superb, safe and central location with loads of secure parking, clean facilities and a family friendly fun fair to keep the ‘crianças’ busy. This event is hosted by the Lusito Association, a non-profit organisation for Children with Disabilities. Over the last 37 years, it has evolved into a festival celebrated by the many cultures that make up Johannesburg and Gauteng. The Portuguese tradition has however been sustained in the wonderful traditional flavours of the fine cuisine that is an important facet of the Portuguese heritage.

Lusito Land

The Lineup!

For your musical entertainment, festival goers will be enthralled with this year’s lineup of live acts, which covers a wide range of genres and artists.

Weekend one will feature:

This year, there will also be an awesome ’80s rock show celebrating and paying tribute to the best alternative rock bands of the decade! The Hey Now, HEY NOW NOW band will take to the Lusito Land stage on Saturday, 20 April 2019 for a two-hour show jam-packed with ’80s alternative music, taking you on a nostalgic trip down Memory Lane.

Lusito Land

There’s plenty of other thrilling entertainment in store for all ages! The family can enjoy a two-hour show featuring South Africa’s top 10 wrestlers in an international-standard wrestling ring.  The little ones can also be part of the wrestling fun by safely showing off their smackdown skills under the watchful eye of a ring master. An autograph session plus photos with the wrestlers will be available after the show.

And of course, Lusito Land is not Lusito Land without their thrilling and exciting funfair! The fairground will be jam-packed with all sorts of exhilarating rides perfect for all ages. Make sure you get your ride tickets at the funfair ticket office before heading off to the queues.

Lusito Land

And this year, there will be something for the animal loving guests. The Joy Dogs will be at Lusito Land, where festival goers can meet talented canines and be entertained while they show off some of their tricks.

The Lusito Land Festival goes beyond having the best musical acts or giving visitors an authentic taste of Portuguese food and culture. It is an event that aims to raise awareness about differently abled people and make these people more visible to society at large. In true spirit of the cause there will be a fun 5km walk for the disabled on Sunday, 28 April 2019 from 08:00 with an entry fee of R150 per person, that also covers your entrance into the festival.

Lusito Land

When Is It?

The Lusito Land Festival will be taking place over two weekends:

Where Is It?

25 Cayman Road, Alewynspoort, Johannesburg South.

How Much Is It?

Tickets for the Lusito Land Festival can be purchased at Computicket.

 Ticket pricing:

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit their website.

You can also check them out on Facebook and Twitter.

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