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Message from the Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis

Message from the Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis

The Cape Town Carnival has for more than a decade been an occasion where people from different backgrounds come together to celebrate cultural diversity and creativity.     Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the last two years have been challenging for the events...

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 Turning Cape Town into Shape Town

 Turning Cape Town into Shape Town

When Rukaya Galant founded bioRithm SA as a community dance-fitness group, it was part of her personal journey toward bettering her own physical and mental health.  Rukaya started exercising later in life as she does not come from a background where women typically...

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Local youth dance group is committed to breaking the curse

Local youth dance group is committed to breaking the curse

When poet and singer Aiden Boogie performed Breaking the Curse for a Lavender Hill community group, he had no idea the lasting impact it would have. The song moved local community group leader, Mark Nicholson, to start a dance group "to inspire children and to put...

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Home is where the art is

Home is where the art is

The Heideveld Theatre Company (HTC) is so passionate about performing arts that when they lost their practice venue in 2019 they took to the streets to practice their dance moves.  This determination and can-do attitude has seen the group pursue their artistic...

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