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Newtown Junction: Where Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship Meet

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Author: JT Comms
Date: 31 Aug 2015

Newtown Junction, a mall that offers a superior shopping experience, diversity in dining opportunities and a space that lends itself to celebrating South Africa’s artistic and cultural diversity, continues to set the tone by hosting stimulating events and showcases.

 

In September Newtown Junction will be welcoming in Spring and celebrating Heritage month by featuring three events  filled with the season's hottest, must-have hair trends, the pizzazz and high energy of dance, workshops and market.

 

So, on Saturday September 5, from 10am get in on the act and catch the magic of a variety of activities – stimulating and fun-filled with something for everyone!

 

First up is HAIR ON JUNCTION - hosted by two young entrepreneurs, Margaret Chandia and Lead SA’s Youth Hero Taynita Harilal, 'Celebrate your HAIRitage' is a one stop space and an exclusive showcase of the ‘must-know’ and ‘must-have’ trends in hair where entrepreneurs can market their products and consumers can see what kind of natural hair trends and products are available in Gauteng.  A workshop, on how to tap into markets, style and set the trends, will start at 10am and a market will run until 4pm.

 

“We hope this Hair on Junction market will become grow into a market that we can scale across the continent” says Margaret, “It’s also a platform where ideas can be shared and we are encouraged by the opportunity new retail spaces allows for up and coming entrepreneurs to engage with their consumers,” adds Taynita.

 

Get a taste of Dansation - a swirl of colour, movement and music, innovative, trendy and entertaining - on Saturday September 5. At 13:30 you can get a sneak peak at Jazzy Masala Creative’s Dansation 2015 when they perform a few dance excerpts, plus a public dance session for all to join in. Dansation 2015, created by Versha Magan, producer, creative director and choreographer of the Jazzy Masala Academy, derives its choreography from a range of styles including Bollywood, Classic Indian, jazz and hip-hop and has a two day run on September 19 and 20 at the Lyric Theatre Gold Reef City - tickets cost R150 and can be bought at Computicket.

 

Magan is committed to shining the spotlight on the Indian performing arts, “Local talent needs a great platform and for me Dansation is another stepping stone to creating versatility with movement and Indian Dance. What we are presenting is diverse, magical and sensational and it will leave the audiences awestruck.”

 

“Given its location and history, Newtown Junction is more than just a shopping mall, it’s a cultural space and we invite all art and culture institutions, as well as members of the arts, crafts and cultural fraternity to come and engage with us and create a space that celebrates South Africa’s diversity, talent and culture,” says Asset manager at Atterbury Holdings, Michael Clampett.

 

For media queries, interview requests and to access high resolution images please contact JT Comms on media@jtcomms.co.za or 011 788 7632.

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