#LoveSA: Enjoy Heritage long-weekend in Port Elizabeth

2017-09-10 09:43
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This Heritage long-weekend, Nelson Mandela Bay's rich cultural heritage guarantees you a unique insight into the Bay and the Eastern Cape's diverse and remarkable past. 

With this long-weekend, South Africans across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people.

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Here are Traveller24's suggestions across Port Elizabeth


People Of Color Heritage Festival (21- 25 September)

Sing up SA, the Bay in partnership with Sporo/blessed will bring you some highly favoured music entertainment. They'll be taking communities way back under 'One Heart -One voice -Our community-One nation - One voice". Don't miss it. 

Where: Gelvandale

Cost: Free entrance

Contact: 078 288 7540 / sporo.nextlevel@gmail.com

Wildeburn 2017 ( 22 - 25 September)

A project of the Alienz Coffee Shop, this is a South African burn style festival held annually on a farm near Steytlerville, Eastern Cape. Inspired by the ideals and ideas of festivals like * Burning Man, Afrikaburn, and many others.

Where: Steytlerville

Cost: Kids under 18: R150 and adults: R300-R500

Contact: 0824902679

Campanile Heritage weekend - (22- 25 September)

The city's renovated Nelson Mandela Bay's heritage landmark will be open this weekend from 08:00 to 17:00 and Saturday from 09:00 to 15:00. Admission is free but donations are welcomed.

Where: Campanile Memorial

Cost: Admission is free but donations are welcomed

Contact: +27 (0) 41 582 2575/ +27 (0) 41 582 2573/ info@nmbt.co.za

Luister!FM Fees 2017 (22 - 25 September)

Luister! FM brings you an exclusive weekend of fun featuring some SA's Afrikaans singers along its radio presenters.

Where: Londt Park Sports Club

Cost: Free

Contact: 082 842 1259/ rian@luitserfm.co.za

St George's Celebrating the Arts Exhibition 2017 (20 - 25 September)

The St George's Prep Celebrating the Arts Exhibition 2017 is being held on Wednesday, 20 September to Sunday, 24 September. Calling all artists to start creating your pieces - this year's themes are The Portrait The Landscape and The Space Inbetween with great prizes to be won in each category.

Where: St George's Preparatory School

Cost: Free

Contact: prep@stgeorges.co.za 

Golden Oldies (24 - 25 September)

Livingston Hall is playing host to this year's golden oldies themed party and you are invited from 20:00 till the next day as it will be a long weekend.