From business to pleasure, having a great time is always in fashion in Joburg ‚Äď regardless of the season. As the weather cools down, the action heats up! Come warm your heart and soul with everything from excellent dining, exciting entertainment and sensational music ‚Äď to world class art, designer shopping and some of the season‚Äôs not-to-be-missed social events. The line-up
includes rugby and soccer fixtures aplenty, alongside the glamorous Inanda Polo Tournament and the uplifting Joy of Jazz. So whether you‚Äôre looking to strike a scorching deal, have a terrific time ‚Äď or both ‚Äď Joburg is your year-round capital for sizzling, non-stop action.
THEATRE ON THE SQUARE
Spice ‚Äėn Stuff
31 May 2012 ‚Äď 11 June 2012
A compelling mixture of comedy and drama, described as ‚Äúa celebration of life, here, now, and always‚ÄĚ.
17 July 2012 ‚Äď 12 August 2012
This play explores the creative process and the inner conflict of one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, Mark Rothko.
THE MARKET THEATRE
The Brothers Size
14 June 2012 ‚Äď 1 July 2012
Tarell Alvin McCraney is a new voice in American Theatre. Flights of poetry, music, dance and West African mythology combine in a contemporary tale that explores the tenuousness of freedom and the need to belong somewhere, to something, to someone.
THE JOBURG THEATRE
Le Grand Cirque ‚Äď Adrenaline
23 May 2012 ‚Äď 17 June 2012
Adrenaline is a jaw-dropping visual feast of dangerous Cirque acts.
Carmina Burana Ballet
11 July 2012 ‚Äď 15 July 2012
The Imperial Russian Ballet will perform Carl Orff‚Äôs famous one-act ballet, Carmina Burana.
20 July 2012 ‚Äď 29 July 2012
The South African Ballet Theatre and Mzansi Productions present, for the first time ever in South Africa, the full-length Le Corsaire.
Defending the Caveman
8 August 2012 ‚Äď 9 September 2012
The ‚Äúdate show‚ÄĚ that explores the differences between the sexes.
Short Film Programme
1 June 2012 ‚Äď 3 June 2012
A selection from the world‚Äôs oldest and most renowned short
film festival, the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, will be
screened at The Bioscope Independent Cinema in Johannesburg.
Standard Bank Joy of Jazz
23 August 2012 ‚Äď 25 August 2012
Celebrating its 13th anniversary in 2012, the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz has a fantastic line up of top international and local artists. This year international artists hail from America, Sweden, Spain and the Netherlands, and will be joined by top performers from South Africa and the African Diaspora. This premier event on the Johannesburg Jazz calendar will take place at six venues in Newtown.
Eduardo Cachucho: Looking Glass
7 June 2012 ‚Äď 1 July 2012
Looking Glass is a two part project composed of a performative work and an installation. It puts in relation the current reality of Johannesburg‚Äôs urban space with the historical events that led to its creation over 125 years ago.
JOHANNESBURG ART GALLERY
Art Exhibition: Coming of Age
6 May 2012 ‚Äď 6 July 2012
Coming of Age is a retrospective exhibition of Artist Proof Studio which celebrates 21 years of printmaking in Johannesburg. This event is a unique opportunity to experience the talent and energy of printmakers from Artist Proof Studio as well as other established artists who have supported the studio‚Äôs growth.
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THE COCA COLA DOME
Moody Blues and 10CC
1 June 2012
The Moody Blues are one of the top grossing album and touring bands in existence.
3 June 2012
Roxette, the Swedish duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle, are a seductive mix of romantic ballads and smart pop with
Disney on Ice
26 June 2012 ‚Äď 1 July 2012
Get ready for non-stop fun with four of your favourite Disney
stories as Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy.
Oyster, Wine & Food Festival
2 June 2012 ‚Äď 3 June 2012
This event promises tongue-tickling delights with 40 000 freshly shucked oysters, 28 food exhibitors, and wines from 32 estates.
THE FIRE AND ICE HOTEL MELROSE ARCH
Wine Concepts Burgundy Lover‚Äôs Festival
7 June 2012
Wine Concepts premier Burgundy Lovers Festival celebrates the Capes finest Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs.
SUMMER PLACE IN HYDE PARK
Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival 2012
15 July 2012 ‚Äď 16 July 2012
This is an elegant showcase of boutique wineries, key personalities and a lifestyle synonymous with luxury.
SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show
8 June 2012
The Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show is South Africa‚Äôs premier wine competition that recognises the top local wines and winemakers.
12 June 2012 ‚Äď 14 June 2012
Markex World of Events brings buyers and sellers of the very best corporate clothing, promotional gifts, conference and exhibition venues, design and d√©cor, event planners and much more together.
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The Luxury Travel Show
3 August 2012 ‚Äď 5 August 2012
A new travel expo will launch in South Africa in August this year, showcasing travel and accommodation options available in South Africa, the rest of Africa, and abroad.
GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTRE
15 July 2012 ‚Äď 17 July 2012
In its 19th consecutive year of existence, SAITEX has developed a reputation as Africa‚Äôs ‚ÄėClearing Home‚Äô, facilitating the annual export and import of millions of dollars worth of general retail and light industrial products from all corners of the globe.
Decorex ‚Äď Johannesburg
8 August 2012 ‚Äď 12 August 2012
Decorex returns to Gallagher with a vibrant interior and exterior design exhibition reflecting the creative spirit of its host town.
COCA COLA DOME
Getaway Show Gauteng
31 August 2012 ‚Äď 2 September 2012
The Getaway Show is the leading travel and outdoor show in Africa.
COCA COLA PARK
Vodacom Super 15 Rugby ‚Äď Lions versus Sharks
2 June 2012
The Vodacom Super 15 Rugby competition is made up of 5 teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
International Rugby ‚Äď South Africa versus England
16 June 2012
In the past 32 games played between these 2 countries, SA has won 19 and England won 12 games with 1 game drawn.
Inanda Africa Cup
31 July 2012
The Inanda Africa Cup, a one-of-a-kind polo tournament on the African continent, is a spectacular display of horsemanship and the latest trends in African fashion.