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luxury self-catering accommodation in Umhlanga

luxury self-catering accommodation in Umhlanga

A Real Durban Delight: Vidya Fox Live in Concert

Fans of Vidya Fox are thrilled to have been granted the opportunity to catch the starlet live in concert in Durban at the Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom on the 2nd of September 2017. The Indian-born American singer has been … Read More

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The International Jazz Extravaganza is Back!

Now here’s an event that you’re going to want to travel for! The first International Jazz Extravaganza was held in March last year and was such a roaring success, organisers had no choice but to do it all over again… … Read More

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Catch The “Move it” Dance Show in Durban

The beautiful music, the fluid movements, the passionate performers – it’s no wonder that the “Move it” dance show has become so very popular amongst local Durbanites and visitors alike! The good news is that it is back by popular … Read More

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Catch Dave Monks at the Rhumebelow Theatre this March

Anyone who is a fan of Dave Monks’ work will know that he is a man of many talents! Not only does the Irish-born musician play multiple instruments, he also boasts a repertoire that stretches over four decades and focuses … Read More

Kevin Fraser is Back!

Kevin Fraser is Back!

After performing for a few years in Australia, South African comedian, Kevin Fraser, is back in town and thrilled to give his fellow South Africans the performance of a lifetime. If you’re in the mood for a short, beginning-of-the-year breather … Read More

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The Greatest Love of All – Umhlanga Celebrates Whitney Houston

Known for having one of the strongest voices of all time – and songs that you cannot help but sing along to – Whitney Houston is a household name across the globe. She has always been incredibly popular in South … Read More

Attractions around Umhlanga

Markets abound – KZN’s trading history

KwaZulu-Natal’s strategic geographic position on world trade routes has linked Durban and surrounds to major global markets including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, the Far East as well as the African continent. Durban handles close to 5 000 commercial vessels a … Read More

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Things to do in Durban in winter

Winter in Durban is a relative concept. The weather is still great, although many people won’t be interested in swimming due to the cooler temperatures. There are still many things to do in and around Durban during this time of … Read More

The Long Walk to Prevention

Durban hosts the 21st International AIDS Conference

Although the letters “HIV” and “AIDS” still evoke feelings of dread and dismay, South Africa has made positive strides in managing the HIV and AIDS epidemic since the end of 2008. This is in part due to the collaboration of … Read More

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Home brewed talent comes to Umhlanga

Who can deny the pride shared by South Africans when some of our own go on to achieve international success and acclamation? Formed in 1998, The Parlotones are a rock band from Johannesburg headed by Kahn Morbee (vocals and rhythm … Read More