Five events to discover South Africa this spring

• Music, gastronomy, parties and folklore, main tourist attractions for the months of March, April and May.
• Tourism in South Africa proposes to discover cities such as Cape Town or Johannesburg and natural enclaves such as Drakensberg thanks to its festivals.

• Since 2007, South Africa’s Tankwa Karoo National Park has hosted the official “Burning Man: AfrikaBurn” regional event.
Madrid, February 25, 2020. South Africa surprises with its energy. There is always some relevant event or event in the country. Every corner of the “Rainbow Nation” is enchanting and features a vibrant cultural life and traditions that captivate travelers of all ages. This year South Africa welcomes spring with five must-see events for all audiences, from jazz fans, music or dance lovers to carnival enthusiasts.
Cape Town Carnival: March 21
On March 21, 2020, the Cape Town Carnival will bring art, passion, music and magic to the streets of Green Point in Cape Town. From marimba to marabi or uhadi to rail, this year’s theme is about an incredible journey through the sounds of South Africa. This tour shows the sounds, music, dance and art of our country, each one of them is so powerful and different that it connects us with our past, our future, our country and each other. Artists, singers, dancers, performers, and creators from all over the Western Cape have worked hard, designing their installations and costumes; synchronizing their movements and perfecting their melodies.
Cape Town International Jazz Festival: March 27-28
Visiting Cape Town in spring gives the traveler an opportunity to enjoy the city’s vibrant cultural life. At this time of year, the Cape Town International Convention Center hosts the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, affectionately called “Africa’s largest gathering.” This is the largest music event in sub-Saharan Africa and is famous for its star-studded lineup of local and international artists. This event is an inescapable occasion for jazz and good music enthusiasts.
The Rand Show: April 8-13
This show, held in Johannesburg, arouses worldwide interest. It has a place from how to optimize your living space to exhibitions on health and wellness, live music and much more. This year, the show will be zoned for food, entertainment, lifestyle and retail, and much more. You definitely can’t miss it!
Splashy Fen Music Festival: April 9-13
The Splashy Fen Music Festival in Pietermaritzburg is ideal for those looking to experience South Africa’s oldest music festival. It is much more than music, it is an event that celebrates life, art, people, love, laughter, fun and enjoyment, all within a UNESCO world heritage site: Drakensberg. It has five different settings and activities for the whole family. An original proposal to camp and enjoy the local gastronomy thanks to the different food stalls.

AfrikaBurn: April 27 to May 3
Once a year, South Africa’s Tankwa Karoo National Park becomes a spectacular venue for Burning Man’s official regional event: AfrikaBurn. During this event, conceived for artists and creators, the participants build a temporary city. It is an event that will mark you forever whatever the way you choose to experience it. The more you do, the more fun you will have. Guaranteed. AfrikaBurn is a place where you are welcome to start something, do something, or do anything (within reason). Forget staying on the sidelines and dive right into this unique experience!
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