Located between Table Mountain and Table Bay, the Artscape Theatre Centre is a testament to Cape Town’s rich history and modern innovation. The vibrant arts hub offers a multitude of captivating performances and exhibitions throughout May, providing diverse artistic experiences for all.
In Cape Town’s downtown area, a pioneering architectural feat, The Fynbos, is being built as Africa’s first biophilic building. The Fynbos aims to merge urban living with nature by integrating natural elements into its design. ### The Building’s Features
The Cape Town community is mourning the loss of a beloved local icon, Hermes, an adult male Caracal who tragically lost his life in a car accident. Hermes was known for his striking blue and green ear tags that made him a symbol of resilience and a mascot for the Urban Caracal Project.
The recently concluded #AnimateCT Challenge has gained immense popularity among South Africa’s creative community and animation enthusiasts. The festival marked the firstever street animation competition in South Africa, centered around the theme of “Unexpected”. Thirtythree animators from across the nation submitted videos set in ten chosen hotspots around Cape Town, such as Radisson RED, Sea Point Pavilion, and Camps Bay Tidal Pool.
The Labia Theatre in Cape Town is a beloved destination for locals and visitors seeking a unique cinematic experience. This intimate and charismatic theatre has firmly established itself as a cinematic treasure, offering a perfect escape for film enthusiasts and couples alike.
Ayanda Majozi, a Table Mountain National Park ranger, is embarking on a nineday journey to participate in the Cableway Charity Challenge. The event is a unique fundraising initiative aimed at supporting vulnerable women and children in Cape Town. It will conclude on May 14, 2023, and has attracted the attention of casual and seasoned athletes eager to make a difference.
Pop music enthusiasts, get ready for a treat! Westlife, an iconic boyband that has captured the hearts of millions of fans worldwide and left an indelible mark on pop history, is heading to South Africa in 2023 for their Wild Dreams Tour. This comprehensive preview will give an overview of what to expect from this highly anticipated event.
On Friday, Employment and Labour Minister T.W. Nxesi will announce regulations on Employment Equity (EE) targets. These regulations follow the amended Employment Equity Act of 1998, which empowers the Minister to set employment equity targets for economic sectors and prescribe demographic targets for employers with over 50 employees.
The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (BPYO) is an internationally renowned orchestra of young musicians between the ages of 12 and 21. Praised for their emotional expressiveness and technical skill, the BPYO has been making waves in the classical music world. Their debut recording of Mahler’s “Symphony No. 6” was listed as one of the top 10 classical releases of 2017 by the Chicago Tribune.
In the Cape Town neighborhood of Sea Point, an inspiring act of generosity has brought hope to a local security guard and his family. ### Siyabonga “Siya” Zimoshile: A Dedicated Security Guard
A new 300bed overnight shelter for homeless people in Green Point, Cape Town, is set to be completed by the end of the year. Named “Safe Space” by the City, the project has garnered full support from The Green Point Ratepayers and Residents Association (GPRRA).
The 5th Global Conference on Biodiversity Finance is set to take place on May 9th, 2023, in Cape Town, South Africa. The event is a joint effort between the South African Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and will mark the 10th anniversary of the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (Biofin). The conference aims to bring together representatives from member countries, government officials, private sector stakeholders, experts, and academics to explore opportunities for biodiversity finance solutions and investments in Biofin countries and regions.
The construction of a new electricity switching station in Morgen Gronde, Brackenfell, is a significant step towards ensuring reliable and adequate electricity supply to the residents and businesses of Cape Town. ## Upgrading the Network
Black Soldier Fly (BSF) farming is transforming the food and beverage industry in Cape Town. Maltento, a local company, is leading the way in this emerging industry, which offers significant environmental benefits and boosts the local economy. ### The Benefits of Black Soldier Fly Farming
The 5th Global Conference on Biodiversity Finance, organized by the South African government and the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN), is scheduled to take place on May 9, 2023, in Cape Town, South Africa. The event will provide an opportunity for government representatives, private sector members, experts, and academics to share experiences and engage in technical discussions on biodiversity finance solutions and investments in BIOFIN countries and regions.
The Netball World Cup is a highly anticipated event among netball fans worldwide. It allows teams from different countries to showcase their skills and compete against each other. Cape Town has been preparing by undertaking various activities to ensure the event is hosted successfully. The latest development is the unveiling a new mural at the Desmond Tutu Recreation Centre in Makhaza as a legacy of the 2023 Netball World Cup.