In celebration of Nelson Mandela Day 2018, the children of Cape Town Based Non-profit Organisation, Blue Couch Reading and Writing Space showed their love and appreciation for Nelson Mandela by creating art pieces in honour and appreciation of his powerful legacy that has lead to the democratic South African society we live in today.
In honour of the late freedom fighter and political activist Walter Sisulu and his wife Albertina, the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens unveils the Sisulu Circle and the Mama Sisulu Orchid.
Mandela Day is an international day of honour, servitude and remembrance, celebrated each year on the 18th of June, on Nelson Mandela’s birthday. This year, 2018, marks the Centenary Celebration. Find out how you can get involved in the 2018 Centenary Celebration of Mandela Day.
Commemorating French National Day and the historic storming of the Bastille in 1789, the 25th annual Franschhoek Bastille Festival kicks off on the weekend of July 14th and 15th. Grab your beret, don a false moustache and pick up your wine glass and indulge in this extravagant display of French flair and finesse.
The only six-coloured national flag in the world, the South African flag, first used on 27 April 1994, was designed to symbolize unity and to represent the convergence of the many diverse elements within the South African society. In the following post, we describe the history and meaning of the South African flag in detail.
Perfect for those looking for something a little different, we’ve rounded up a collection of quirky, unique and out of the ordinary yoga experiences that’ll add a special twist to a standard practice. From doing yoga with goats at Fairview to enjoying a sunrise sun salutation on Table Mountain, check out our list of unique yoga experiences in Cape Town.
On June 16 each year, South Africans celebrate Youth Day. Youth Day commemorates the Soweto Uprising, which took place on 16 June 1976, and recognises the role of the youth in the liberation of South Africa from the apartheid regime. The following post aims to explain the history of Youth Day, the Soweto Uprisings and the story of Hector Pieterson.
On the 21st of June, scores of Cape Town’s yogis will gather together at the Cape Town International Convention Centre to commemorate the practice of yoga for this year’s annual celebration of International Yoga Day. Read the latest blog post to find out more about the event, tickets, and how you can donate to the Earth Child Project.
World Oceans Day is an internationally recognised day of celebration and appreciation of the vital role that the ocean has to play in our everyday lives. Find out how you can get involved and celebrate World Oceans Day 2018.