15th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2014
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival has grown into a hugely successful international event since its inception in the year 2000. Attendance figures have increased from the initial 14 000 to 34 000 in the last 14 years.
Melodytrip has ranked this proudly South African event as No.4 in the world, outshining events such as Switzerland's Montreaux Festival and the North Sea Jazz Festival in Holland.
The festival’s winning formula of bringing more than 40 International and Local artists to perform over two days on five stages has earned it the status of being the most prestigious event on the African continent.
Known as Africa's Grandest Gathering, the festival which will be in its fifteenth year when it takes place on Friday 28 March and Saturday 29 March 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Once again Cape Town International Jazz festival will thrill loyal and new fans with world class music.
Ticket prices to be released shortly.
Tickets can be purchased at Computicket outlets, Shoprite Checker’s outlets and via the Computicket website
ARTS & CULTURE FOCUS SCHOOLS WORKSHOPS Arts and Culture Focus Schools: Careers in Event Management sees event management professionals share their experience and knowledge with young learners in special workshops for developing careers in event management. The workshops cover basic technical principles, hospitality, logistics, health and safety, security, compliance and marketing. On completion of the programme, learners complete an assignment with the most promising learners then selected to work over the Festival weekend. Over a 100 children a day attend these workshops at no cost. The overall objective is to assist with creative development within our youth and to provide opportunities and growth to underprivileged the youth.
Arts and Culture Focus Schools: Performance and Rehearsals equips high school learners with relevant skills and knowledge in order to make a meaningful contribution to the Arts and Culture economy. It covers live performance and rehearsals as well as event management. Learners with an interest in both music and events have been chosen from ten different schools in the Cape Town city region and the programme runs in February and March this year.
The schools taking part in this years Arts and Culture Focus Schools are:
Worcester High School
Cedar High School
Eerste River High School
Chris Hani High School
Esilwe Music Programme
Groote Schuur High School
Steenberg High School
South Peninsula High School
St Joseph Marist
Intyholo Jazz Development Programme
Date: 2 April 2013
Venue: Groote Schuur High School
Facilitated by: Camillo Lombard
Entrance is free. Limited tickets available from participating schools.
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