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  • Theatres

    Theatres in Port Elizabeth

    Port Elizabeth may be a small city when compared to cities like Johannesburg and Cape Town, but it enjoys a strong cultural atmosphere and a vibrant nightlife. The theatrical scene in Port Elizabeth is constantly changing and visitors can expect to enjoy a number of different performances at the local Opera House on any given day of the week. Of course, not every performance at this local ...

  • Art Galleries

    Cape Town Art Galleries

    Cape Town is not only one of the most picturesque cities in South Africa, but it boasts a vibrant and cosmopolitan culture as well as a long and interesting history. Over the years many South African artists have seen fit to express this dynamic mixture through art. Cape Town may have a strong sense of history but it is also very much a trendy hot spot on the South African coastline. It ...

  • Art Galleries

    Port Elizabeth Art Galleries

    Port Elizabeth is not only a picturesque coastal city with exciting attractions and thrilling activities, but a city that treasures art and culture. With four major art galleries to explore, visitors will be able to discover a world of beauty, through the eyes and imaginations of well known artists. Within the walls of the Epsac Art Gallery, King George VI Art Gallery, Nelson Mandela ...

  • Limpopo

    Venda

    The area known as Venda, in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, has traditionally been the home of the Venda people who are believed to have traveled from the Great Lakes of Central Africa in the 12th century. Changes in South Africa’s political system over the years and historic conflicts with rival tribes have not had a lastingly negative impact on Venda or its people, a fact which is ...

  • Kwazulu Natal

    Zululand

    Early travelers setting out on foot from Port Natal to visit the Royal Zulu kraal first had to cross the mighty Thukela River, which was infested with dangerous crocodiles and hippos, and frequently turned into a raging flood by thunderstorms in the Drakensberg catchment. The surrounding bush was teeming with wild animals like lions, leopards and elephant, and the going was tough and ...

  • Culture

    Perhaps one of the most outstanding things about South African culture is that it is not one single culture, but rather a range of different cultures representing every level of a very stratified community. Hybrid mixtures of these different cultures also exist, making South Africa one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world.