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Simple Stories to release album

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016  -  586 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  -  415 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  -  364 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  -  576 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  -  529 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  -  910 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  -  461 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  -  430 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  -  328 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  -  607 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

Play encourages individuals to go back to their roots

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 August 2016  -  507 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - "You'll never know where you are going unless you know where you come from," so goes the saying. This is the axiom on which Lebo Leisa based her play, 'Paleho'. Inspired by the culture and heritage of Basotho, the story is based on the life of a young girl who finds herself forced by... Read Article

Masamane shares an inspirational poetic journey

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 August 2016  -  375 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Giving up on life is not an option and that’s the message that Refilwe Masamane hopes to convey with his first literary offering, an anthology of motivational poems. Launched on the evening of Friday 12 August at the Bon Hotel in Bloemfontein, the book was inspired by the work... Read Article

Botshabelo Sunrise aim for the stars

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 August 2016  -  650 Views  -  0 Comments
The perfect harmony of accapella voices permeating through the dusty environs of Ladybrand farms was just the kind of inspiration that Pheneas Meheoana needed to form a musical outfit capable of holding its own against the giants in the industry. Growing up in the farms, Meheoana never imagined... Read Article

Harrismith group blaze the choral trail

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 August 2016  -  611 Views  -  0 Comments
HARRISMITH - St Mary's Immaculate Gospel Choir from the Intabazwe Catholic Church in Harrismith has united many people around the country by spreading the word of God through music. Lindiwe Mosikili, a conductor with the group, recently told Dumelang News that the choir has gone the extra mile to... Read Article

Lerato wins Mrs Plus Size title

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 August 2016  -  390 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Thirt-two-year-old Welkom-born Lerato Precious Garekoe is this year’s Mrs Plus Size is Me Free State 2016. The God fearing woman was delighted upon being crowned the new Queen. “The reason why I wanted to enter this pageant is because I wanted to move beyond the limitations and... Read Article

Mrwebi is art personified

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 August 2016  -  395 Views  -  0 Comments
Thaba Nchu - Growing up in the dusty streets of Selosesha Township helped plant a seed for the love and passion of the arts in the hardworking Charmaine ‘Charmza’ Kolwane Mrwebi. The writer, publisher, poet and puppeteer all rolled into one package, told Dumelang News that she knew she would end up... Read Article

Walking the path of life with Charles Dunn

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 29 July 2016  -  624 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein - Shaun seems to have the winning formula to life; a promising professional football career, the love of his life, Mbali, and their beautiful child. It almost feels like nothing can go wrong for him, until it actually does. His perfect life spirals out of control as he is drawn into a... Read Article

Ps Mabe releases album

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 29 July 2016  -  457 Views  -  0 Comments
And his amazing presence draws the people to him. The senior pastor of the Kingdom Invasion Ministry in Qwaqwa released his third album Ntaele Morena. He told The People's Paper that he wanted to take Mzansi gospel music to the next level with his album. "I call out to all pastors out there to not... Read Article

Spirit of 'fees' creates unity

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 July 2016  -  438 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The annual Vryfees, which officially kicked off from July 11, will attempt to create more unity amongst locals at the University of the Free State, before it is to end this coming Monday, July 16. Students have described the ongoings so far as a feast for the senses. The campus has... Read Article

Seasoned Sesotho poet still enthrals audiences

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 June 2016  -  799 Views  -  0 Comments
Lesika wa ha Dipholo is a known Sesotho poet in the province residing at Mphatlalatsane Village in Qwaqwa reciting all of his poems in Sesotho to the delight of his audience.  He started reciting poetry in the late 90s with the group called Mailangwathelwa where audience fell in love with his art... Read Article