Umlazi Jazz Festival 2019

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Jive to local jazz at the Umlazi Jazz Fest

Jive to local jazz at the Umlazi Jazz Fest

The Umlazi Jazz Festival is back again and takes place at King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday, 2 November.  The festival is the concept brought to Umlazi by no other than Nje’s Promos & Entertainment. After identifying the need to ‘bring entertainment to the people’ and shine the spotlight on Umlazi and eThekwini as a destination of choice for entertainment and fun, the festival was conceptualised. Aimed at bringing some of the biggest Jazz talent in the country to the shor...

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Soweto Derby hits Durban

Soweto Derby hits Durban

The Soweto Derby is back at Moses Mabhida Stadium once again! The upcoming Telkom Knockout Quarter Final clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates is heading to Durban due to logistical reasons, and we couldn’t be more excited! Moses Mabhida Stadium hosted the semi-final last year, and saw the iconic stadium packed to capacity, with tickets selling out within two hours. If this is anything to go by, we expect nothing less this time round!  Contact Musa Cele on 031 322 9946 or...

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Say cheers to 2019 with Fact Durban Rocks!

Say cheers to 2019 with Fact Durban Rocks!

In true Fact Durban Rocks fashion, the annual event is pulling out even more stops to bring you an even BETTER New Year's Party! It’s the highlight of the festive season, with thousands of #FactFans coming together to say goodbye to 2019 and celebrate the new year. If that’s not enough to convince you, #FACT18 boasts the hottest artist line-up in South African House, Hip Hop, Gqom and Kwaito AND new talent from the #FactShine Competition Winners. To top it off, the one and only Black Coffe...

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Bidvest Wits bring Absa Prem game to Moses Mabhida Stadium

Bidvest Wits bring Absa Prem game to Moses Mabhida Stadium

This just in, Bidvest Wits is bringing their big Absa Premiership game against Orlando Pirates to Durban! The Clever Boys will take on the Buccaneers at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday, 21 September. According to Bidvest Wits Director of Football, Roy Limongelli, the decision to move the game to the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium was due to renovations at Bidvest Stadium:"There are some renovations that have to be done at Bidvest Stadium before we can host the big teams there. Smaller crow...

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Stadium Dash, the night shift!

Stadium Dash, the night shift!

Your favourite inner city obstacle course is back once again. The Jump City Stadium Dash takes you through, in, over and inside Durban’s famous sporting stadia, as well as iconic landmarks. Not only do you get your adrenaline fix, but you get to know your city and heritage just a little bit better. The Dash has promised a bigger and better edition this year, with an all new, revamped 6km route with 28 obstacles and challenges to test your strength, endurance and pure grit. Registration will...

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The Music Imbizo: Whose business is it anyway?

The Music Imbizo: Whose business is it anyway?

The Music Imbizo is back again this August, and is eager to discover new and exciting ways to move the local music industry forward. This conference and exhibition is the ideal place for music stakeholders to come together and forge new relationships, share ideas and learn from one another. The Music Imbizo aims to uplift and maintain the local music market, by creating a space for: A platform for cultural and business exchange in the continent. Networking the music industry on bu...

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Put your best Doek forward!

Put your best Doek forward!

Women’s Month in Durban is going to be a memorable one thanks to Doek On Fleek! A brainchild of social activist Nomthandazo Mavata, the “Doek On Fleek” movement is turning the “Pull Her Down” syndrome on its head, allowing women to empower and inspire each other. This unique event is all about uniting, supporting and celebrating women in a safe, free space. “For far too long, women have been pulling in different directions, despite having the same experiences and challenges. We’...

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Durban Rocks…that’s a FACT!

Durban Rocks…that’s a FACT!

As July approaches, that can only mean one thing...Fact Durban Rocks is upon us! Undoubtedly one of the hottest parties to hit the Durban July circuit, #Fact17 promises to be nothing short of amazing! The Afrotainment team has worked around the clock to bring you one of the most epic line-ups yet. A 12 hour concert featuring the best of Gqom, House, Hip Hop and Kwaito? We couldn’t think of a better way to end off a day at the races. So, get those glam outfits ready and prepare yourself for...

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Get ready to #WalkToTheBeat

Get ready to #WalkToTheBeat

The Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk, the biggest outdoor participative event in KwaZulu-Natal, is back and better than ever! The family favourite event has two new additions bound to make this year’s instalment a memorable one. This year you can walk for an even greater cause than getting active and having fun. The event’s newest partner is Sole2Sole, a local initiative that collects and distributes pre-owned shoes for the underprivileged. Members of the public, whether you’re part...

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Pedal to the metal, it’s Tour Durban time!

Pedal to the metal, it’s Tour Durban time!

Moses Mabhida Stadium is honoured to be the start and finish of the aQuelle Tour Durban once again, taking place on 28 April 2019. The annual ride, which is broken up into 3 categories, is a highlight on every cyclist’s calendar. Whether you’re a pro cyclist or just starting out, there’s a route for everyone! Choose from the 100km Road Race, 55km Cyclocross or the 45km Fun Ride. Whatever route you choose, you still get to enjoy the beautiful scenes of Durban and its coastline with full...

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