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Event Suidoosterfees in Cape Town 
Date 28. Apr. 2015 - 03. May. 2015  10:00 - late 
Location Various Locations in Cape Town, Various | Cape Town, Western Cape,
Type Festivals
Description Celebrate Cape Town`s colourful culture and heritage with concerts, plays, comedy and more The 12th annual Suidoosterfees, a festival that thrusts Kaapse lifestyle, cultural diversity and inclusivity into the limelight, whirls its way across the Mother City from Tuesday, 28 April to Sunday, 3 May 2015. Taking place predominately at Cape Town City Hall, the Artscape and the Fugard Theatre, the six-day event uses performance, music, historical tours, art exhibitions and more to pay tribute to the exuberance of Cape Town and all her people. Featuring plenty of comedy, art, theatre and debates, this year`s event is set to be a must-attend for anyone looking for entertainment (thought-provoking, fun or educational!) WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE 2015 SUIDOOSTERFEES IN CAPE TOWN This annual affair offers a slew of events to delight the senses and engage, the mind, and we`ve listed our pick of must-see plays, music, comedy shows and more. For further information on what to expect, ticket prices, start times and venues, consult the programme of events for the 2015 Suidoosterfees in Cape Town. SUIDOOSTERFEES 2015 COMEDY HIGHLIGHTS: Chester Missing Live Saturday, 2 May Artscape, kykNET Theatre. As the puppet that keeps the laughs coming with his tongue-in-cheek delivery and political commentary, Chester Missing has the nation chuckling. Now audiences can see this puppet live and up close with his blazingly sharp comedy routine, Chester Missing Live. Watch as the beloved puppet is forced to live in a suitcase and still manages to make a scene on politcal satire. Slegs vir Almal (For Everyone) Thursday, 30 April - Sunday, 3 May Fugard Theatre A cabaret and dancing delight that claims to be 'for everyone`. Focusing on giving cheeky South African commentary on everything from children, war and sexual emancipation, this musical affair promises to be a hoot! SUIDOOSTERFEES 2015 MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTS: Finding Emo Friday, 1 and Saturday, 2 May Baxter Concert Hall Singer, actor and MC extraordinaire Emo Adams has become a creative jack-of-all-trades. Here, audiences can expect to be entertained by his his musical prowess as he will be taking on tunes by Bles Bridges, Tom Jones and Michael Jackson. It all, supposedly, forms part of Emo`s journey from `gangster to glory`. Afrikaaps Friday, 1 May Artscape, kykNET Theatre A proudly local ensemble, Afrikaaps is a mengsel (mixture) of Capetonian culture that bursts onto stage. Audiences can look forward to a hip-hop theatre production that delves deep into the linguistic history of the Mother City. SUIDOOSTERFEES 2015 KIDDIES ART & MISCELLANEOUS HIGHLIGHTS: Zip Zap Circus: Saturday, 2 May Artscape Theatre Centre Not just loved by the little ones, Zip Zap Circus is a family favourite and will be bringing its brand of thrilling tricks, out-of-this-world performance and family-friendly fun to the festival. Founded in 1992, Zip Zap is an iconic of the Mother City`s entertainment scene - be sure not to miss it! Jakes Gerwel Conversations: Friday, 1 - Sunday, 3 May Artscape Arts Cafe/kykNet isiBAYA This year sees the return of the Jakes Gerwel Conversations. The sessions features a panel of experts who will discuss the man in question, the late Jakes Gerwel, specfically his contribution to society and the coloured community. Other topics include the relevancy of South African public holidays like Braai Day and the country`s national identity. The Civic 100-year Celebration Tuesday, 28 April Artscape Marble Foyer If art is right up your alley, then this art exhibition made possible by the BurgerKurator is a carefully curated selection of artwork by various South African artists. Take a walk around and gaze at works by Willie Bester, Theo Kleynhans, Ingrid Winterbach and more. TICKETS FOR THE 2015 SUIDEOOSTERFEES IN CAPE TOWN Tickets for the festival`s events are available via Computicket.com and Computicket outlets and vary in price according to event; prices range between free and R300p/p. For more information regarding the programme, do visit Suidoosterfees.co.za. Check out our overview of annual April events to find out about more hot happenings taking place during the month. --- Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don`t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smartphone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what`s happening in and around the Mother City! Date: 28 Apr 2015 - 03 May 2015 Time: 10:00 until late Venue: Various Locations in Cape Town Location: Various | Cape Town Price: FREE - R300p/p Phone: +27 (0) 21 406 2900 Email suidoosterfees@media24.com Website: www.suidoosterfees.co.za
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