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SA singer scoops first position in music competition

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 17 December 2015  -  399 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The atmosphere was electric when the Old Mutual National Choir Festival ended on a high note on Sunday at the University of Free State south campus in Bloemfontein. The Festival was ranked as one of the most prestigious choral music competitions in South Africa, as it showcased the... Read Article

Big turnout for Star Wars opening in SA

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 17 December 2015  -  318 Views  -  0 Comments
NATIONAL - Tens of thousands of South Africans flocked to the country's cinemas on Wednesday to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This is the seventh instalment in the movie franchise.  The first Star Wars movie was released nearly forty years ago in 1977. Original cast members Harrison Ford,... Read Article

Fezile Dabi HIV/AIDS festival draws massive crowds

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 December 2015  -  524 Views  -  0 Comments
SASOLBURG - Newly crowned king of the Idols SA Season 11 competition, Karabo Mogane, was one of the musical outfits that was strutting his stuff at the twelfth Fezile Dabi HIV/AIDS benefit concert that was held last Saturday in Sasolburg at Abrahamsrust Pleasure Resort. Karabo did not disappoint... Read Article

It’s all systems go for Fezile Dabi Aids Benefit Concert

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 27 November 2015  -  1,288 View  -  0 Comments
SASOLBURG - The twenty-eighth annual observance World AIDS Day will be commemorated next  Tuesday on December 1 with a campaign aimed at increasing awareness on the magnitude of the HIV/AIDS epidemic globally and in South Africa. Subsequently, the Free State province will see different activities... Read Article

Search for Miss Dihlabeng continues

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 27 November 2015  -  541 Views  -  0 Comments
BETHLEHEM - The search for Miss Dihlabeng continued earlier this week, with the first round of auditions held at Bethlehem Town Hall.  More than 20 girls turned up to audition to make it to final cut of 24. The Miss Dihlabeng pageant is a developmental competition for young girls from Dihlabeng to... Read Article

Stars land in SA for AMC 2015

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 20 November 2015  -  378 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa will host one of the biggest concerts in Africa this weekend. Africa’s top musicians have started arriving in SA for the 2015 Africa Music Concert (AMC).Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee and multiple award-winning Nigerian disc jockey, Sodamola “DJ Spinall” Desmond, are just some of the stars... Read Article

Botshabelo poet ditches engineering for poetry

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 20 November 2015  -  439 Views  -  0 Comments
BOTSHABELO -  Lyrical genius and local resident, Maleshoane Mphutlane also known as ‘Lady Bird’ from Botshabelo, left her engineering career when she made a bold decision to pursue her passion for poetry and become a writer. “This came to me as a calling in 2006 and I decided to take poetry as a... Read Article

The stakes are high for Bloemin' Talent

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 20 November 2015  -  380 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - It has been an exhilarating four weeks of impressive talent of music, dance and poetry at the Windmill Casino, as judges scratched their heads trying to figure out who is the best act to select for the Bloemin' Talent show, which took place every Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the... Read Article

November campaign drives men's health awareness

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 13 November 2015  -  500 Views  -  0 Comments
The month of November also known as Movember sees millions of men around the world sprouting moustaches. This is in aid of raising funds and awareness for men's health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer as well as men's mental health and physical inactivity. International Men's Day... Read Article

Choir Fest coming back to Bloem

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 13 November 2015  -  429 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN – The city of Roses is set to host yet another sizzling episode of the highly sought after Old Mutual National Choir Festival as ticket sales are already selling like hot cakes. This choral music spectacular which will see the cream of the crop of Southern Africa’s choirs battling it... Read Article

The stage is set for the Golden Bean Free State Music Awards

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 06 November 2015  -  994 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Themed a ‘Party beyond the great Gatsby’, the highly anticipated Golden Bean Free State Music Awards set for November 28 this year and will pay homage to the Free State entertainment industry. With 21 categories nominating some of the best artists produced by the Free State, the... Read Article

Roses bloom big and bright at annual festival

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 30 October 2015  -  538 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - This year marked the 39th edition of Mangaung Rose Festival, after it was first launched in 1976 by Vroue Landbou Unie (Women Agricultural Union).  According to Risna Opperman, the organiser, the festival was initially used by the then mayor to market Bloemfontein and the Free State... Read Article

Trevor Noah's new love!

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 30 October 2015  -  528 Views  -  0 Comments
Trevor Noah has made New York City his permanent home after landing a hot new gig as the host of The Daily Show.And, after breaking up with his girlfriend, Dani Gabriel earlier this year, we knew it wasn't going to be long before someone caught his attention. Respected U.S entertainment magazine,... Read Article

AKA in festival of the summer

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 30 October 2015  -  353 Views  -  0 Comments
AKA, the “Prince of South African rap”, and rising Afro – Soul sensation Nathi are to perform at the BET Experience Africa.  AKA and Nathi join GRAMMY Award nominated international R&B superstars Maxwell, Tamar Braxton and Raphael Saadiq, and African giants Flavour (Nigeria) and Diamond... Read Article

Local author publishes sixth book

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 30 October 2015  -  440 Views  -  0 Comments
THABA NCHU – Hailing from humble beginnings, growing up in Thaba Nchu and attending Selosesha Primary School in the early 90s, Teboho Masakala, who was bitten by the literary bug at an early age, writing short stories for his fellow learners, can now boast a sixth book published under his name,... Read Article

Basotho Village considered as SA's more popular tourist attractions

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 October 2015  -  681 Views  -  0 Comments
QWAQWA - The Basotho Cultural Village, set on the east of the Golden Gate Highlands National Park and surrounded by huge sandstone mountains, remains one of the country’s more popular tourism attractions which receive over a million visitors in a year. The unique heritage site is a constructed... Read Article

Parlotones rock out in Bloem before Europe Tour

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 October 2015  -  493 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Multi-platinum selling rock band, The Parlotones, from Johannesburg had their last sterling performance during their country wide album tour ‘Antiques and Artifacts' show at the Windmill Casino last Sunday before they could ‘defy the gravity and kiss the clouds’ on their way to the... Read Article

Macufe recognised on international levels

Article  -  Posted on Saturday, 17 October 2015  -  648 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Since its establishment in 1997, Mangaung African Cultural Festival (Macufe) has been entralling both local and international audience with huge numbers growing every year. On Saturday, Dumelang News spoke to first-time visitors to the  cultural spectacular. One Kefentse Mohuritsi,... Read Article

Parlotones final tour to rock Bloem

Article  -  Posted on Saturday, 17 October 2015  -  429 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN -  Based on the success of their Antiques & Artefacts launch tour, The Parlotones have announced the second leg of their launch tour set to take them to parts of the country they have not travelled to for some time. This weekend they will be doing their final tour at the Windmill... Read Article

MACUFE comedy packs a punch

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 October 2015  -  976 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - This year’s Macufe Comedy Festival lived up to expectations and left the scores of comedy fans in stitches. “I wanted to be surprised when it comes to the artists that were going to perform at this year’s Macufe Comedy, hence I didn’t check who was coming and I must say I was very... Read Article