Volksblad Arts Festival

Annual Festivals / Arts & Culture / Concerts & Shows / Entertainment in or near Bloemfontein, Motheo Region in Free State, South Africa.

Events in BloemfonteinVolksblad Arts Festival

Annual Festivals Arts & Culture Concerts & Shows Entertainment

Please Note

This event has already taken place. All details published in good faith, as supplied by the organisers. Please check our current and upcoming events list for events to attend.

Where? Bloemfontein

When? 15-20 July 2014

Overnight? See Bloemfontein accommodation, in Free State

Volksblad Arts Festival

During the festival productions that have never been seen before in South Africa will première. No wonder the festival’s slogan is “So much more”.

A newbie for South Africa is a fun project from Australia, Curious Creatures, which can be seen all day long at the festival - for free. The shadows of fantastical creatures are projected on a “wall”. When visitors approach it, their shadows also appear and the creatures react to the shadows of the audience - inter-active fun! It is specially brought to the festival by the Australian Council for the Arts.

The Vry Festival Campus Drama is another new project. The drama departments of eight universities were invited to enter a brand-new play. The first four entries were accepted and they are funded by the festival to develop their production. The drama departments have to see to the standard and quality of the productions. Not only does the project provide a stage for young student talent, it also puts the spotlight on young dramatists because only plays that have never been staged, are acceptable. As luck would have it, three different genres are represented this year: drama, comedy and cabaret.

The quality of dramas this year was so good that it was decided to present much more than last year. Some of the well-known actors involved include Sandra Prinsloo, Amanda Strydom, Hannes van Wyk, Brümilda van Rensburg, Anthea Thompson, Nicola Hanekom, Deon Lotz, Illse Roos, Pieter-Dirk Uys and Bettie Kemp.

A great variety of speakers and events await book lovers. There are some art movies and a choice selection of shorts from the Cape Winelands Film Festival. Even the visual arts exhibitions offer more than before. And there will be the usual art market stalls, a variety of food and free music stages.

The Vry Festival this year truly presents so much more.
Contact Roxanne Konco on +27 (0)51 404-7947

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Bloemfontein

Milner Manor

Guest House

Milner Manor

Milner Manor is situated in the suburb of Waverley, in the capital city of Bloemfontein. The guest house has ten rooms ... more

Deo Gracia Guest House

Guest House

Deo Gracia Guest House

Deo Gracia Guest House offers lovely accommodation in Helicon Heights, Bloemfontein. All units have a bathroom with ... more

Bains Chalet Park

Self Catering

Bains Chalet Park

Bains Chalet Park features 8 Self-catering chalets and 25 log cabins, which are easy on your pocket, yet efficient. The ... more

SA-Venues.com has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.

SA-Venues.com © 1999-2016. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap