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Basic information

  • Area: 226 kmĀ² (87 sq mi)
  • Calling Code: 031
  • Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
  • Population (EST): 595,061
  • Official language: English, Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans
  • Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2

Durban – Events

Super Mokeona

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... HAIBO! The AUC presents an almost-new comedy at the Seabrooke's Theatre at DHS. Get ready for the flight of your life, as you meet the Man of Steel in a way you never have before! Thrills, chills, spills and something else that rhymes with those first three! Laughter, hilarity, shadow puppets and bromance! A comic treat that is not to be missed!
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Judith Sephuma

Judith Sephuma, Playhouse Opera Theatre, 04 April 2014.
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Durban Duck Day

Durban Duck Day is a really simple concept - thousands of numbered rubber bath ducks are released simultaneously to float, with wind assistance, towards a demarcated finish post. The first duck to reach the finish point wins up to R100 000 (One Hundred Thousand Rand) for the person who has "bought" that duck. R10 from the sale of each duck goes into the prize pool, and a maximum of 10000 (Ten Thousand) ducks will participate in the race.
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Splashy Fen Music Festival

Established in 1990, Splashy #25 is South Africas longest-running music festival, which every Easter attracts thousands of people to a farm near Underberg in KwaZulu-Natal for a unique outdoor music experience.

Running from 17 to 21 April, the festival offers a four-day line-up of some of the countrys hottest acts, top-class sound and lighting, plus a wide choice of outdoor leisure activities for the whole family.
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OWAFA

The Durban Christian Centre presents their spectacular stage production OWAFA, One Week And Forever After.
Come and see the life of Jesus betrayed, from death to Glorious Resurrection. Venue live at the Durban Christian Centre Jesus Dome. Dates Friday 18, Saturday 19, Sunday 20th of April 2014
Time Friday 7PM, Saturday 7PM, Sunday 6PM
Ticket Price R30. Call us now on 031 2425000 Bulelwa Mvulana
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Annual Battlefields Golf Tournament

Annual Battlefields Golf Tournament, Easter Weekend, Dundee Country Club.
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Autumn Music Festival

Autumn Music Festival. Lira, The Parlotones, The Arrows, Musa, Mafikizolo, Afro Soul and DJ Siyanda.
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Messiah

The Playhouse Company proudly presents George Friderick Handel?s Messiah. With the story line covering the Nativity, the Crucifixion and the Resurrection, the glorious history and enduring spirit of this Baroque-era oratorio continues to hold music lovers in awe ? more than 250 years after the famous composer?s death. Featuring the talents of soloists Aubrey Lodewyk, Khumbuzile Dhlamini and Violina Anguelov, and conductor Naum Rousine.
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Indaba 2014

INDABA is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three must visit events of its kind on the global calendar.

It showcases the widest variety of Southern Africa's best tourism products, and attracts international visitors and media from across the world.

For two years in a row, INDABA has won the award for Africa's best travel and tourism show. This award was presented by the Association of World Travel Awards.
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The Royal Show 2014

This is the biggest event in KwaZulu Natal and the Pietermaritzburg Royal Show attracts visitors from far and wide. The show has hundreds of craft and home industry exhibitions and stalls as well as competitions for birds, livestock and agricultural produce.

This is a show with a long history as it's inception was 1851. Fondly known as "The Royal" show has approximately 13 different exhibitions halls and 350 trade stands.
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Bonitas Comrades Expo 2014

The Bonitas Comrades Expo is more than a traditional running Expo and aimed not only at the ambitious ultra-runner. It is for sport enthusiasts of all ages who want to view the latest trends, try out new technologies and learn about health and nutrition.

Be part of this prestigious event by taking part in the Bonitas Comrades Expo, where you can meet potential customers and expose your product and brand to an interested, actively-spending audience.
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The Wine Show Durban

In 2010 The Wine Show undertook to take the industry en route across South Africa to grow untapped markets. We kicked this off to high acclaim in Port Elizabeth and now endevour to do the same in Durban.
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TopGear Festival 2014

Tickets to South Africas leading motoring event are now on sale. Top Gear Festival Durban returns to the Moses Mabhida Stadium on 21st and 22nd June for the third installment in its partnership with the City of Durban and Province of KwaZulu-Natal. Top Gear Festival Durban will once again bring the global television phenomenon to life in a two-day festival extravaganza featuring Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Richard Hammond and The Stig.
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