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Essence Festival Durban Is Coming

The City of Durban in partnership with Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) launched the third annual ESSENCE Festival Durban. Kwazulu-Natal born actress Nomzamo Mbatha was host of the media breakfast held on Wednesday, 19 July at The Joint Jazz Café, South Beach in Durban.   September will see the return of the festival to Durban, under … Continue reading

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Free Workshops For Filmmakers

There are a number of free workshops on the go for filmmakers at the Durban International Film Festival 2017. Here are some of them: Venue: North Ilanga, Elangeni Hotel 18 July, 11am – 12h30pm – Let the costume speak 18 July, 2pm – 3h30pm – Why Study Film 18 July, 3h45pm – 5pm – Cinematography: … Continue reading

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Talk 031 – A WEF Side Event – 3 May Durban

Durban will be hosting the World Economic Forum on Africa this May. The Global Shapers Community – Durban Hub, an initiative of the World Economic Forum will be having an event titled ‘Talk 031’. This event is designed to engage a diverse global public and facilitate the sharing of a broad range of thoughts, experiences … Continue reading

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Communities benefit from aQuellé Tour Durban

The aQuellé Tour Durban is unique in that all the proceeds from the event are ploughed into the Domino Foundation that helps around 8 000 boys and girls in the Amaoti area close to Verulam with a ground-breaking programme of community upliftment and life skills education. In a region where the safety of cycling on … Continue reading

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Countdown to the biggest festival in Durban

The inaugural Essence Festival Durban kicks off in eThekwini, final preparations are going full steam ahead for the biggest festival of its kind to hit “South Africa’s Playground”. From 8 to 13 November, Durban will be buzzing with excitement and a multitude of fun activities which will appeal to the most fastidious visitor.   The … Continue reading

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Opportunity For African Filmmakers

Call for Projects for 2017 Durban FilmMart (South Africa) – Edition 8 Submissions of projects for the 8th edition of The Durban FilmMart (DFM), which takes place in Durban, South Africa from 14 to 17 July 2017 are now open.   The DFM is a joint project of Durban Film Office, the City’s industry development … Continue reading