The 9th Apollo Annual Film Festival will run from 3 to 6 October 2018 in Victoria West in the Northern Cape. The small, well-established film festival showcases South African documentaries, feature and short films and animation movies. The festival aims to share unique and exciting stories with audiences.
The Namaqua Coastal Route region in the Northern Cape is a place of breathtaking divergence and jaw-dropping beauty. Set on the tipping point between coastal plains and an arid inland escarpment, the area constitutes a minimalist landscape strafed by a vigorous climate, where extreme elements have shaped a space rugged beyond belief.
The AfrikaBurn festival has grown over the years and found its place on the calendars of many enthusiasts across South Africa (and the world). It's become a special event at which Burners – as those who attend the festival are known – "converge in an arid, starkly beautiful semi-desert setting to enjoy visual art, music performances and free creative expression".
Winter ... a time to bring out all the blankets, boots and balaclavas that will keep us warm from the bitter cold. But that doesn’t mean you should put the fun things in life on ice. You can still have a wonderful time creating long-lasting memories in the Northern Cape – but make sure you don’t leave home without the following essentials for your backpacker’s adventures.
The winter school holidays are here and children everywhere will be clamouring to be entertained. Stave off the "I'm bored" refrain – and explore the Northern Cape at the same time – with one of these five ideas.
South Africa is famous for its spectacular wine estates and award-winning wines, but you don’t have to stick to the more traditional wine-growing areas of the Western Cape to enjoy the fruit of its vines.
Vast, open landscapes dotted with hills, or koppies, with characteristic flat tops. Arid veld and cloudless blue skies. Burning heat in summer. Icy nights in winter. Small-town hospitality. Wildlife. And astonishingly clear night skies for stargazing.
The Karoo is all this – and more.
The long weekend is upon us – make the most of it by spending time with family and friends at one of these upcoming events ...
Located in the Northern Cape, around 120km away from Carvanon, the South African collaborative science project will comprise 64 dishes and is set to collect data about the universe around us.
In a bid to expand the tourism industry, the Northern Cape has launched a new Tourism Business Incubator that aims to help develop local small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs).
The Northern Cape is making strides in its education system by implementing steps to introduce the indigenous Nama language in its schools. The province will be the first to do so in the country, and this is aimed at fostering inclusivity within South African schools.