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Jazz kick-starts Cherry Fest

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 14 November 2016  -  286 Views  -  0 Comments
FICKSBURG - The Cherry Festival roars into life in Ficksburg this weekend with a one-day Jazz Festival boasting of an array of celebrated local and national artists. The festival that endeavours to promote the heritage of the country’s local talent, will see the likes of legendary Caiphus Semenya,... Read Article

Flower Festival

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 09 November 2016  -  21,058 Views  -  0 Comments

Blarney Bros bring Irish feel to Windmill Beer Fest

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 October 2016  -  333 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The sizeable crowd that converge for the inaugural Beer Festival at Windmill Casino was left yearning for more when one of the world’s oldest  contemporary music outfits, The Blarney Brothers, descended upon the sleepy town of Bloemfontein. The Irish music outfit, one of the two... Read Article

Mokoaledi shakes Qwaqwa airwaves

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 October 2016  -  400 Views  -  0 Comments
QWAQWA - A young, talented current affairs presenter at the community radio station called Qwaqwa Radio in the Maluti-A-Phofung is making waves on the airwaves.A versatile presenter who can fit into any programme, 27-year-old Joseph Mokoaledi boasts a unique voice that endears him well with most... Read Article

Mbulelo touches lives through radio

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 October 2016  -  295 Views  -  0 Comments
PARYS- Popularly known as “PC” by his listeners, Mbulelo Mtshilibe is making his mark as a talented radio presenter in the community radio spectrum. Born in the early 90s in Tumahole Parys, touching lives has always been at the heart of this young man who is passionate about information and... Read Article

Bloem musician makes waves in Lesotho

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 October 2016  -  325 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Breaking barriers and kicking down doors is what has made Slava aka Tumelo Motselloa well known in the Lesotho music scene. The lad from Mafora Location has been nominated for the Best Kwaito Artist Award in the Mountain Kingdom in the annual Ultimate Music Awards. "I am very proud... Read Article

Lechesa to feature at Macufe WordFest

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 October 2016  -  430 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Free State veteran scribe, author and publisher, Pule Lechesa, is set to deliver a paper at the Macufe WordFest on the role of commercial publishers in production and dissemination of literature on 5 October at the Bram Fischer Hall in Bloemfontein.A firebrand speaker and critic who... Read Article
More dance, less talk!

FLUFF fest has fans asking for more

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 September 2016  -  357 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The FLUFF music festival, which was held on the 17th of September at the RAG farm on the UFS campus, has surely left fans yearning for more. The event was graced by several music talents from all over South Africa. This event was a major success with hundreds from all walks of life... Read Article

Controversy surrounds Jolie divorce

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 September 2016  -  342 Views  -  0 Comments
Actress Angelina Jolie has filed for a divorce from actor Brad Pitt, her husband of two years and romantic partner since 2005, her attorney said on Tuesday, signalling the end of one of Hollywood's most glamorous and powerful couples. "This decision was made for the health of the family. She will... Read Article

And the beat goes on...

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 September 2016  -  241 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein- long before the days of Free State’s own DJ Prince Kaybee broke charts and won awards, the legendary Beat Records was launched to professionalise the disc jockey profession in the province. Founded by Lebohang Vincent Dhlamini aka DJ Le Vince and Arnold Chiloane aka DJ Anza back in... Read Article

Simple Stories to release album

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016  -  491 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Music fans can finally get hold of the unique sounds of musical band, Simple Stories. They will be releasing their first EP (Extended Play) today at the Andre Hugenout Theatre giving their fans an opportunity to savour the sweet sounds of some of their popular singles including '... Read Article

Jive group has a few sweet moves to entertain

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016  -  309 Views  -  0 Comments
QWAQWA - Candy Jive is a young dynamic group with a passionate vision to make performing art more accessible to the audience in Maluti-A-Phofung (MAP) and the whole Free State province. The cultural group was founded by 35-year-old Molatudi Moloi in 2011 to entertain and heal the hearts of the... Read Article

Musical group hopes to inspire old values

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016  -  283 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Local cultural group, recently enthralled audiences at the launch of the National Tourism Career Expo held at the Botanic Garden in Bloemfontein, this past week. Based in Thabong, Welkom in Free State, the group was established in 2004 with 27 members, comprising of 7 adults and 20... Read Article

DJ Arch Jnr scaling dizzy heights

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016  -  454 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN – He may arguably be the world’s youngest DJ gracing the decks at the moment but South African sensation, DJ Arch Jnr, has set his sights on scaling another milestone in his already glowing short career. At the tender age of just four years, Oratile Arthur Jnr Hlongwane, popularly... Read Article

Skietreker brings house down at Poetry Jubilee

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 September 2016  -  395 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Local poet, Skietreker was the star of the Poetry Jubilee night with a top-shelf performance which nearly brought the roof crashing down in Windmill Casino’s Diamond Lil’s hall. On a night to celebrate performing local poet and puppeteer, Charmaine “Charmza” Mrwebi’s birthday, the... Read Article

DJ Arch Jnr to grace Colour Fest

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 September 2016  -  694 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - One of South Africa’s emerging artistic genius, DJ Arch Junior, is set to dazzle revellers in the City of Roses with his skills on the decks this Saturday 3 August. The four-year-old DJ, winner of last year’s SA’s Got Talent show, will headline the 2016 Colour Festival pencilled for... Read Article

Viewership plunge for broadcaster

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016  -  354 Views  -  0 Comments
Cape Town - The SABC has been hit by a viewership plunge for several shows following abrupt local TV content moves, with the popular weekday soap 7de Laan on SABC2 shedding hundreds of thousands of viewers and SABC3 confronting a schedule disaster.On SABC3 every single one of its new local shows... Read Article

Local band back with more sugary sounds

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016  -  340 Views  -  0 Comments
QWAQWA - Local music outfit, The Sweet Harmonies, is back with a new single following almost a year of inactivity. The new single, titled “Owami”, is already being well received by music fans across the Free State province. The four-member band is also contemplating on releasing a 10-track album in... Read Article

A poetry jubilee to remember

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016  -  243 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The Windmill Casino Stage will be set alight during the first ever Poetry Jubilee taking place on the evening of Monday, August 29. As the brainchild of well-known poet, author, playwright and puppeteer, Charmaine Kolwane Mrwebi, the event aims to revive performance poetry in the... Read Article

Search for Miss Glamorous enters final stretch

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 August 2016  -  470 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - A bevy of about sixteen beautiful finalists from different districts of the province will battle for the honour of being crowned Miss Glamorous Free State 2016 at the beginning of next month. The annual beauty pageant, of which finals take place during the annual Mangaung Arts and... Read Article

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