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Thuthukani Classical Music Conservatoire Soweto concert

Fundraising concert for disadvantaged students in Soweto

Thuthukani Music Conservatoire, one of the very reputable and popular music schools in Soweto, will showcase ‘what the school is all about’ through an Orchestral Music Concert. The concert will be held at Mofolo Arts Centre which is situated within the historical Mofolo Park in

Morris Isaacson Centre for Music Jiafeng Chen violin

International musician supports music education in Soweto

Award-winning and internationally recognised violinist, Jiafeng Chen, is coming to South Africa to work with the children at the Morris Isaacson Centre for Music. Jiafeng Chen teaches at the Chetham’s School of Music, Royal College of Music, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and the Shanghai Conservatory of

Market Theatre Nailed South African Theatre play

The Market Theatre presents ‘Nailed’

If you want to tell the naked truth about post-apartheid South Africa, better do it through fiction. Author Niq Mhlongo masters this art brilliantly. His latest work, Soweto Under the Apricot Tree is a collection of short stories about contemporary Soweto, Johannesburg and South Africa in

Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra JPO Christmas concert

JPO’s annual Christmas Community Concert goes to Soweto

The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra and the Sowetan vocal ensemble have collaborated to bring the Christmas Community Concert to Soweto. The concert takes place on 17 December 2018 at 14:00 at the Diepkloof Hall in Soweto and will be conducted by Eddie Clayton and Mohau Mogale.

Joburg Ballet Satellite School

Joburg Ballet’s Satellite School auditions take place this month!

Do you know a child who loves to dance? Joburg Ballet believes in nurturing new talent in Johannesburg, regardless of background or location, and the company’s development programme includes three Satellite Schools in Soweto, Alexandra and Braamfontein. Students for the programme are identified through annual

Building a legacy Buskaid

Building a legacy

Buskaid’s 21-year legacy is a unique coming-of-age story; from humble beginnings to today’s thriving Academy of String Teaching and Performance, a world-renowned music ensemble situated in the heart of Soweto. As so often, it is the passion and dedication of an individual person that drives

Turbine Hall and cultural tourism

Lore Watterson is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Creative Feel Magazine In a recent editor’s note I talked about cultural tourism and, after spending the last long weekend with a number of international tourists in a conservation-sensitive Karoo destination, I believe more than ever that we could

A global music and arts experience

The Soweto brand is globally recognised and revered for what it represents: history, rebellion, strength, and the perseverance of beautiful people. If one dives under the blanket of the brand, layers beyond the obvious, you’ll find the fuel of Soweto, pure artistic passion, and creativity.

Third Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival Announced

Third Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival

Assupol and world-renowned flugelhornist, trumpeter, bandleader, composer, singer and defiant political voice, Hugh Masekela, host third  Heritage Festival. Saturday, 5 November 2016, at the Soweto Cricket Oval at Elkah Stadium in Rockville, Soweto was abuzz with the spectacular Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival. Thousands of patrons will

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