Cape Town Film Market Expo Is Open & Free To Attend

The Cape Town International Film Market & Festival, taking place from October now and until the 21st 2017 at the V & A Waterfront includes a business to business focused EXPO taking place from October 18th – 21st with FREE ADMISSION, at the Cruise Terminal at the V & A Waterfront.

A unique business focused event, The Cape Town Film Market Expo will see approximately 2 dozen stands featuring local and international industry support services.

Exhibitors include TeeVee, Rewild, The Film & Publication Board, The Beijing International Film Academy, , Photo Hire, Value Truck Rental, Spartan Truck Hire, China Radio International, Diversity Culture Time, Timeslice, The Writers Guild, The Namibia Film Commission, and The City of Cape Town amongst others. Read more Cape Town Film Market Expo Is Open & Free To Attend

Oyster and Champagne Festival 14 and 15 Oct media tickets

Oyster and Champagne Festival 2017. 14 and 15 October at Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville – gates open at 12h00.

Our theme is Gold and White, dress up and stand a chance to win the prizes for the best dressed couple.

Join us at this year’s annual Oyster and Champagne Festival on 14th and 15th October at Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville and get a good dose of delectable oysters, coupled with fabulous Champagne, good music and an upmarket selection of foods and treats.

Difference between Champagne, MCCs and Sparkling Wines: For those of us that need this clarified here is some helpful information: Read more Oyster and Champagne Festival 14 and 15 Oct media tickets

Bel Porto School for children with disabilities scores with Table Cricket

Bradlyn Stuurman from Sporting Chance teaches Table Cricket to excited learners at Bel Porto School in Landsowne, as sponsor Mike Greeff from Greeff Properties looks on. The Lord’s Taverners South Africa are raising funds to provide Table Cricket tables and coaching to children with disabilities, giving them a sporting chance to participate in the game of cricket.

The learners at Bel Porto School for children with physical and intellectual impairments in Lansdowne, Cape Town, enjoyed learning the game of table cricket today as they received a Table Cricket Table from the Lord’s Taverners, sponsored by Greeff Properties.

Mike Greeff, CEO of Greeff Properties, presented the table to school principal Ilona Herman, learners and teachers, and there was much excitement about learning to play the game and compete against other schools.
Lord’s Taverners Chairman Ian Kilbride from Warwick Wealth, who are sponsors of the Lord’s Taverners, was present, along with Lord’s Taverners ambassador Robin Jackman, who is a former England cricketer and well-known commentator.

Lord’s Taverners started in the UK with the sole purpose of raising money to give children with disabilities a sporting chance. Millions of pounds have been raised over the years, and the Lord’s Taverners South Africa was launched in 2016. There are now 18 schools across the country playing the game, with six in the Western Cape. There are plans to run inter-schools matches and inter-provincial competitions. Read more Bel Porto School for children with disabilities scores with Table Cricket

Opening Night & World Premieres: South African Films in the Spotlight Walk the Red Carpet with South Africa’s Best

The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival. Taking place from October 12th – 21st at the V & A Waterfront, the CTIFM&F will be a celebration of film from across the world and also of the best in South African film.

The Cape Town International Film Festival will open with the South African premiere of the South-African-Dutch co-production, An Act of Defiance: The Bram Fischer Story with director Jean van de Velde in attendance along with many of the families of the original Rivonia trialists. The film is a political thriller that tells the true story of how after ten men are arrested on a farm in Rivonia for conspiring to commit sabotage and violent acts against the repressive South African government, tenacious lawyer Bram Fisher steps up to the challenge as lead counsel. http://www.cinemamanagementgroup.com/film/an-act-of-defiance/ Read more Opening Night & World Premieres: South African Films in the Spotlight Walk the Red Carpet with South Africa’s Best

New Super Club Launches in Cape Town

An all-new super club, Cocoon, recently opened on the 31st floor of the ABSA building in Cape Town’s cosmopolitan CBD. The official launch is set to take place on Saturday, 14 October. With the sole purpose of reviving the Cape Town nightlife by bringing back the classic glamour of fondly missed entertainment institutions, Cocoon will take guests to a new level of high energy nightlife.

Located on the 31st floor the of ABSA building, comprising of East and West wings, Cocoon overlooks the city with unsurpassed views of the mountain, harbour, V&A Waterfront and city bowl. Its glass casing and incandescent chandeliers add expressions of light refractions throughout, reflecting the golden glow of the surrounding city lights.

Having recently undergone a R10million refurbishment the 830 sqm venue is fitted with lavish lounge seating and state-of-the-art contemporary finishes throughout. The top end sound and lighting features ensure that the choice of varying music genres in the East and West wings offer guests a two-in-one club experience. Read more New Super Club Launches in Cape Town

RCFS 2017 Taking Fashion to New Heights

The Red Carpet Fashion Show strikes again, with leading local and international designers collectively showcasing their finest on 2 December, 2017. Taking the runway to new heights, this year’s couture calendar celebration is being hosted at the all-new super club, Cocoon, on the 31st Floor of the ABSA building in Cape Town.

Having recently undergone a R10million refurbishment the 830 sqm venue is fitted with state-of-the-art contemporary finishes throughout, enabling an 80 metre runway. Guests will be seated comfortably in lavish lounge settees, served with complimentary cocktails and elaborate canapes. Read more RCFS 2017 Taking Fashion to New Heights