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Record audience for Lake of Stars Festival

The 2014 Lake of Stars Festival attracted a record audience, raising money for a developing economy, helping to promote Malawi as a tourist destination and exposing Malawian artists to an international audience.

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Partying with a cause at the Hogsback Reforest Fest

Greenpop, Terra-Khaya Family & Eco Lodge, and Reliance Compost are teaming up in September to host a reforestation festival in Hogsback that empowers individuals to be part of the solution.

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All about AfrikaBurn

Read all about AfrikaBurn 2014 – a burgeoning arts festival in the Tankwa Karoo, on the border of the Northern and Western Capes.

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2 weekends, 4000 trees – Greenpop’s Reforest Fest at South Africa’s southern-most indigenous forest

Press Release courtesy of Greenpop Come experience and give back to the unique ecosystem and intense biodiversity of Platbos Forest – where Afromontane tree species combine with coastal forest tree species. For the third year running, Greenpop will be hosting

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The Stig Top Gear Durban Festival Stadium

Top Gear revs up for Durban, South Africa

Petrol heads be warned, Clarkson, Hammond, May and The Stig are revving things up for the South African Top Gear Festival.  Expect adrenalin-charged motoring mayhem, with FMX bikes, donutting, flaming rally cars, and exhilarating, hair-raising stunt manoeuvres. Photos © In

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Stu Shapiro Afrika Burns photography

Afrika Burn: Through the Lens

Strapped up, weighed down, covered in animal fur and steam-punk goggles. I met photographer Stuart Shapiro at Afrika Burn, a festival devoted entirely to radical self expression in the middle of the Karoo desert. There he was walking the sands,

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Zimbabwe: Harare International Festival of the Arts 2012

‘The Harare International Festival of the Arts is probably the best organized festival in the sub-continent and one of the most manageably diverse’ – Robert Grieg writing in the South Africa Sunday Independent This week Tuesday sees the start of

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Afrika Burn

Burning Man meets the Karoo at Afrika Burn

Imagine a temporary town of thousands of people, with dance floors, themed camps and mutant vehicles. Only this town is in the middle of the desert, with no money and a community of people devoted entirely to radical self expression.

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Gravity Adventure Festival

Every year, daring people from all over South Africa congregate round the Palmiet River in Kleinmond for the Gravity Adventure Festival, ready to compete in some of the most spectacular and grueling outdoor events the country has to offer. One

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Afrika Burn video

Every year an outrageously hot, dusty and over-the-top festival descends on the Tankwa Karoo Desert of South Africa. Get the full story @ Safari interactive travel mag afrika burns from aerocam on Vimeo.

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