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3rd Education Africa International Marimba and Steelpan Festival 2014

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Author: JT Comms
Date: 15 Jul 2014

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Education Africa in partnership with St. Benedict’s College, Bedfordview will present the 3rd Education Africa International Marimba and Steelpan Festival 2014 on Saturday 2nd August and Sunday 3rd August 2014 at St. Benedict’s College, Harcus Road, Bedfordview, Gauteng.

Over 1600 performers from all 9 provinces, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Trinidad and Tobago will descend on Bedfordview where you will hear some of the world’s best marimba and steel bands perform. This festival is arguably the largest of its kind in the world!

Bring your whole family to this outdoor/indoor event. Besides the hotly contested marimba and steelpan competitions which provide non-stop performances for two days, entertainment also includes a flea and craft market, opportunities to learn to play the marimba, djembe drum and steelpan, a massed djembe experience as well as a massed steelpan and marimba item. You can also learn to dance several African dances including Gumboot dancing!

To get your early bird special price online for only R120 for a full weekend pass which includes ALL entertainment and activities visit http://www.internationalmarimbafestival.org/register-spectator.asp

Alternatively, get your tickets at the gate on the day:
R140 per person for a weekend pass OR
R80 per person for a day pass.

Block bookings also available contact: Bongi: 011 6857300 or bongi@educationafrica.org

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