This year’s Suidoosterfees promises something for everyone in a cultural explosion of drama, comedy, cabaret and dance. The City of Cape Town is a proud supporter of the 13th annual Suidoosterfees which takes place from 27 April to 2 May 2016 in several venues across the city. Read more below:
Drama, comedy, cabaret, dance and lots of free entertainment are on the programme for this year’s Suidoosterfees.
‘The festival offers an extensive variety of productions to suit everyone. The theme this year is “District 6!” and it reflects and celebrates the people, the unity and colour of this community. It also highlights the rich diversity of our arts and culture and promises to be food for the soul. The City is a proud supporter of this inclusive event,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Tourism, Events and Economic Development, Councillor Garreth Bloor.
Productions will be presented at the Artscape Theatre, the Fugard Theatre and the District Six Museum Homecoming Centre.Some of the exciting items in the line-up include Emo Adams Is Duidelik, David Kramer: Onder die Spanspekgeel Maan, Shaleen Surtie Richards in Die Woema van ‘n Windgat wyfie, Laurika Rauch and Elvis Blue in Hart & See, and a brand new drama titled Kristalvlakte including Ilse Klink, Brendon Daniels, Dean Balie and Royston Stoffels.
The annual Suidoosterfees Talent Search will also be taking place, with semi-finals in Brackenfell on 16 April 2016 and finals presented on the Piazza in front of the Artscape Theatre on 30 April 2016 from 09:00 to 15:00.
Residents should please contact Lyndsay Cader for more information on Tel: 021 406 2900 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, visit the Facebook page, follow the festival on Twitter, or visit www.suidoosterfees.co.za.
Tickets are available nationwide at Computicket.