From humble beginnings in 2016, Abantu Book Festival has become an annual pilgrimage for black writers and readers held in SOWETO to celebrate the rich and diverse African literary heritage.
Soweto, home to a long and rich tradition of community theatre, is also home to the newest theatre to be managed by Johannesburg City Theatres (JCT). Situated in the vibrant cultural precinct of Jabulani, it’s now iconic complex was completed in May 2012 and is a legacy project of the FIFA 2010 World Cup.
The story of South Africa is a story of polarity, opposites, and contradictions. The same can be said about our music. The early ’90s marked a period of rapid change and social upheaval – apartheid was dying but the New South Africa had yet to be born.
Social-tv recently met a dynamic game changer who has dedicated himself to the upliftment of his community. In Kathlehong, a township in the east of Johannesburg he’s using his pop, lock and rhythmic moves to transform how young people see themselves. His Jerusalema dance video has become a global success with over 2,2million views and counting. His name is Enzo […]