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Holiday Fun Fest at Soweto Theatre

What Is It? The Holiday Fun Fest at Soweto Theatre is designed to deliver edutainment that will keep young minds stimulated and active – and out of their parent's hair. These winter school holidays, kids aged between four and 19 can experience an exciting range of adventures. From outdoor games and rides to theatre productions […]

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I Look To You - Kelly Khumalo Live In Concert

What Is It? The multi-talented award-winning and AFRIMA nominee, Kelly Khumalo, is hosting a powerful one-night Praise & Worship concert at Soweto Theatre. Together with her Known Afro Soul Hit Songs Live Show, Kelly will transcend with the audience to a place of humble worship. The show titled, I Look To You, is based on […]

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What To Do Over The Reconciliation Day Long Weekend

Monday, 16 December 2019, the Day of Reconciliation, is a public holiday all about unity and togetherness. Also known as the 'biggest day in retail', this national holiday offers the chance to catch up on all you have been missing while managing the year-end rush. Take advantage of this long weekend to get out and […]

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Soweto Theatre In Colours Countdown

What Is It? Soweto Theatre, in partnership with Jozi FM, brings you Soweto in Colours Countdown to 2020, with two stages, 20 DJs, a fireworks display and a Jozi FM Live Broadcast. This is the perfect way to ring in the new year, so make sure to tell all your friends. When Is It? Tuesday, […]

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Dance For Your Health Fitness Day

What Is It? Have some fun with a variety of options to choose from at the Dance For Your Health Fitness Day. Many will be coming to together to join in on the fitness fun in the many activities that will be taking place including Zumba, Capoeira, African dance, high impact and many more. There […]

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Showbiz Entertainment Africa Conference

What Is It? The Showbiz Entertainment Africa Conference (SEAfrica) is ready to get talking about the growth and development of the Entertainment industry in the country. This workshop is great for those who want to be in the industry and those who manage the talented individuals in the industry. Showbiz Entertainment Africa Conference is a […]

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Makhafula Vilakazi - Mandela Is Dead

What Is It? Makhafula Vilakazi is a kasi poet, dedicated to telling stories from the neglected minds and bodies of South Africa. His thought-provoking new theatre work, Mandela is Dead, questions Mandela's deal with the white minority. 'Now that Mandela is Dead, should we not be having difficult conversations about his dream for a non-racial society?', Vilakazi […]

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Women in Film Dialogue

What Is It? Come to the fourth annual Women in Film Dialogue at Soweto Theatre. The Women in Film Dialogue screening showcases local movies produced and directed by South African women. Kicking off with a panel discussion, the Women in Film Dialogue offers women filmmakers the opportunity to meet and mingle with fellow directors, writers […]

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I Love Soweto Festival

What Is It? I LOVE SOWETO Week sees different venues around Soweto come together in celebration around one common theme - the Love of Soweto! Hosted by the iconic Soweto Theatre, this four-day festival is themed around local entertainment. Taking place within a family friendly performance space, this event is a must for the whole […]

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Joseph Shabalala The Musical

What Is It? The story of Joseph Shabalala is one of stubborn dreams. It is about an intrepid African poet and the man behind the musical phenomenon known as the Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Joseph Shabalala had a vision to make music an instrument of peace. Turning him into a global icon and ambassador of South […]

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Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival

What Is It? The Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival presents a reflection of Hugh Masekela’s eclectic musical appetite and output. Captured through the lens of South Africa’s own abundant and diverse musical offerings. This fifth installment is a significant and important juncture in the life of the festival, being the first since Bra Hugh’s passing in […]

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Taxi To Soweto

What Is It? Be a part of a different experience with the Taxi To Soweto, this is a cool special that allows you to travel through Soweto - South African style. This package deals includes: 1. Taxi from Joburg Theatre to Soweto Theatre and back to Joburg Theatre. 2. A Traditional South African Braai. 3. […]

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Basadi Ka Dituku

What Is It? Basadi Ka Dituku is back and ready to have a joyous head wrap experience yet again. This year is going to be bigger and better. This event brings women from all around the country to celebrate as one. It's all about women empowerment. Be part of it. They will be bringing acts […]

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Kasi Food & Drink Festival

What Is It? The best food you can have; is South African food. Come and be art of the stew of culture and diversity as we see this year's Kasi Food & Drink Festival. This festival will be celebrating our proudly beautiful country as well as our different cultures coming together to make the ultimate […]

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Where To Celebrate World Day Of Theatre In Joburg

Why celebrate theatre? The International Theatre Institute, its members, theatre professionals, theatre organizations, theatre universities and theatre lovers have celebrated World Day of Theatre since 1962. The day is celebrated in honour of all those who appreciate the art of theatre and recognise its potential for encouraging social, economic and political change throughout the world. Now, […]

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Exploring the Independent Theatre Scene in Joburg

The independent theatre scene is heavily underfunded and often battles to secure adequate media coverage. It nevertheless remains a vibrant and ever-developing industry, which offers audiences a reflective look into contemporary South African society. So, why not take a couch-binge break and invest your time by going out into the city to watch an original […]

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Lephalale The Musical at Soweto Theatre

What Is It? The Evergreen Arts Centre presents Lephalale The Musical at Soweto Theatre this June. This family-friendly musical tells the story of 17-year-old Phuti and her vibrant 56-year-old grandmother, Mmatsebo. Phuti has spent all her life in the suburbs of Tshwane. As a result, she has lost touch with her cultural heritage. She also […]

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Soweto Theatre Presents Poetic Thursdays

What Is It? Come join in on one of Joburg’s leading poetry platforms. Soweto Theatre presents you with Poetic Thursdays. Outstanding spoken word showcases, tongue twisting, word bending magic, enchanting and breath-taking display of poetry. Featuring an open mic, DJs and exhibitions by some of the country’s leading performers on their headline section. When Is It? […]

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Have A Groovy Time At The Africa Day Groove

What Is It? Our beautiful African continent has a lot of talented  artists and amazing people, and that's why you have to be at the Africa Day Groove. This event is amazing because you get to experience what true African culture is and enjoy some of the best performances by many of our talented artists. […]

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Take A Child To The Theatre Day 2020

Take A Child To The Theatre Day 2020 World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People is a global initiative spearheaded by the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (ASSITEJ), set aside as a day to promote youth theatre through the message,"Take a Child to the Theatre Today". World Day of […]

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