South Africa

What’s on in February

South Africa comes alive this month with plenty to see and do – from LGBTI celebrations to live music, it’s all about the festival vibe this February.

Cape Town Pride: 20 February 2015

A 10-day festival celebrating diversity, Cape Town Pride raises awareness of the issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities in South Africa. The festival will include parades, parties and pageants, as well as a march through Cape Town’s CBD.

For more information on Cape Town Pride, click here.

[email protected] Cluver Summer Festival: Now – 28 March 2015

Only a 45-minute drive from Cape Town, the Elgin Valley forms the backdrop for the annual [email protected] Cluver Summer Festival, a month long event featuring concerts, comedy and film. Adults and kids alike will enjoy musical acts and family-friendly activities – and, for those belonging to the first group only, a taste of Elgin Valley’s premium wines. The festival is hosted by the Paul Cluver Wine Estate and the Thembalitsha Foundation, and will run throughout March.

Ultra Music Festival: 13-14 February 2015

Last year it was the biggest electronic music festival ever to take place on the African continent, drawing a crowd of 40 000 fans. This year the Ultra Music Festival will return in Johannesburg and Cape Town with a massive line-up of local and international DJs, including Armin Van Buuren, Axwell Ingrosso, Hardwell and Martin Garrix. Attendees must be over 18.

For more information on the Ultra Music Festival and to purchase tickets, click here.

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