What's hot in Africa for March & April?

10 March 2014

Kirstenbosch Sundowner Concerts
Where: Cape Town
When: late Nov-early Apr

Beat the Sunday blues with a few good bottles of wine and a sunset backdrop during the popular weekly Kirstenbosch sundowner concerts. These performances have become a summer institution among Capetonians, so get there early if you want a grassy patch from which to see hot local talents like Freshlyground, the Parlotones and Fokofpolisiekar just to name a few!

End in Cape Town on our South West Safari – 14SWS25 tour and enjoy the festive season and live entertainment at Kirstenbosch, Cape Town

Earth Hour
Where: Global
When: 29 March

At 8:30pm on Saturday, 29 March 2014, unite with millions of people around the globe while switching off your lights for Earth Hour as a symbolic act of global unity. It is an opportunity for all of us to come together to celebrate and to reflect on our actions and our impact on the environment. 33 finalists from 14 participating countries are now selected from among the 163 entrants in this year’s Earth Hour City Challenge and Cape Town & Durban cities in South Africa have made the short list.

Finish you tour in Durban on our Kruger, Swaziland & Durban – 14KSD9 or start your tour in Cape Town on our Desert Tracker – 14DTR19 tour and participate in the 2014 earth hour challenge.

Cape Town International Jazz Festival
Where: Cape Town
When: 28-29 March

Jazz lovers will be thrilled at this world class music festival which has increased in numbers from 14 000 to 34 000 jazz lovers. The jazz festival’s winning formula brings more than 40 international and local jazz artists to perform over two days on five different stages. It has earned its status of being the most prestigious event in Africa.

Join in for the spectacular music festival before hoping on our Cape Town to Kenya – 14CTK41 tour for a trip of a life time!

Pink Loerie Mardi Gra
Where: Knysna, South Africa
When: 30 April - 4 May

One of South Africa's premier gay events is this 4 day festival held in Knysna a town in the beautiful Garden Route. Music, art exhibits, cabaret shows, good food and a grand parade mark the exuberant festivities.

Hop on our Cape Garden Route – 14CGR7 tour to enjoy the festival in Knysna

Harare International Festival of Arts
Where: Harare, Zimbabwe
When: 29 April - 4 May

One of Africa's best cultural festivals, Harare's International Festival of Arts, attracts performers from all over the globe. There's dance, music, plays, spoken word and more. Given the economic climate in Zimbabwe its not easy to pull off a successful festival, but they do it every year.

Finish your tour in Victoria Falls and make your way to Harare for this amazing festival on our Rediscover Zimbabwe – 14RZ7

Splashy Fen Music Festival
Where: Drakensburg, South Africa
When: 17-21 April

The Splashy Fen Music festival is one of South Africa's longest running festivals. Musicians and artists from all over South Africa gather for a long weekend of cultural fun. This outdoor festival is held in the beautiful Drakensberg Mountains.

Make you way to this lively festival after finishing your tour in Durban on our Cape Town to Durban – CTD8 tour

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