Monthly Archives: November 2014

50 Miler Canoe Marathon 2014, KwaZulu Natal, Durban

Keep up to date with all the information and activities of “50 Miler Canoe Marathon 2014” event held in KwaZulu Natal, Durban (6-7 December 2014).

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It’s a two day event which will start from Saturday 6 Dec.2014. In this event, there will be a great opportunity for Paddlers to experience the thrill of the rapids, weirs and obstacles along a route.

For the honor of people who are fighting against cancer & in memory of those people who have passed on, Umzinyathi Canoe Club is collaborating with Lettie Paddle (www.lettiepaddle.co.za), which is an organisation that raise funds to help peoples who are suffering from cancer.

know all the useful info about Event :

Date : 6-7 December 2014
Venue : Umzinyathi Canoe Club, Durban, KwaZulu Natal

Entry Fees for Event :

– For Senior R495.00
– For Junior R300.00
– Late Entry for Senior – R495.00 + penalty fee (R150.00) = R645.00
– Late Entry for Junior – R300.00 + penalty fee (R150.00) = R450.00

Entry Methods : You will have two methods to enter.

1. For Online Entries : You can enter online by visiting http://www.canoesa.co.za
2. Email Entries : Visit http://www.50miler.co.za/emailentry.html & fill in the form.

Closing Date for Entries : Normal entries will be closed on Friday 28 November 2014 at 16h00.
Registration : Registration will take place at Keg and Trout, Hillcrest on Friday 5 December from 5pm-7pm

NB: Payment proof must accompany all fax and email entries.

Race Rules for Paddlers :

A wristband will be issued to all Paddlers. It will be compulsory to wear this band during the event. In case of absence of band, paddlers will be disqualified. get more details here : http://www.myriver.co.za

Payment Method :

Send your proof of payment to Lana by emailing at : admin@50miler.co.za

NB: Use your Boat Number as your reference.

Banking Details :
Umzinyathi Canoe Club
Standard Bank
Hillcrest (Branch Code: 045726)
Account Number: 062550071

For detailed inquiries, you can visit official website of 50 Miler Canoe Marathon : http://www.50miler.co.za

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Geek Fest 2014 in Johannesburg

This November, enjoy the Geek Fest-The Dark Carnival with your family and pets.

1. Date, Time & Venue

– November 29, 2014 – November 30, 2014
– Saturday 10:00 AM – Sunday 12:00 AM

Address:-

Ball And All Driving Range
Plot 126, Cnr Malibongwe & Lion Park Road
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

2.Things to do and see in Geek Fest 2014

– Geek Street Market
– Cosplay
– Pet Parade
– Beer Garden
– Robot Wars
– Hero Clix
– Movie Marathon
– Geek Quiz & Plenty Of Prizes
– Magic the Gathering
– Bands and much more…

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3. Cost:

– At the Gate on that Day :

R60 per adult
R30 per child under 12

– Web Tickets :

R50 per adult
R25 per child under 12

– R10 parking per car

Want to hire a car in advance, visit : http://www.carrentalworld.co.za

4. Prohibited Weapons:

– Radio jamming
– High voltage electric discharge
– Liquids (glue, oil etc.)
– Lasers above 1 milliwatt
– Un-tethered projectiles
– Open combustion (fire, explosive etc.)
– Visual obstruction
– Halon

5. Cosplay Entry Fee: R20
Note : There will be three categories: Anime/Comics, Gaming & Sci-fi/Fantasy.

6. Pet Parade entry: R20 (All money will be donated to charity).
Note : All pets must be socialized.

7. All kinds of sellers are invited to Sell their Goods, Promote their Brand & advertise their Services.
Stall fee : Starts from R450

For detailed information, Visit : http://www.darkcarnival.co.za/geekfest-2014/
To purchase tickets online, Visit the page : http://www.webtickets.co.za/event.aspx?itemid=829802552

Cape town “Big 6” is now “Big 7”

Street Life of Cape Town will now become the part of Big 6. The City Walk, a new urban attraction has introduced by the Cape Town Partnership which is a collaboration between public and private sectors work together to develop, promote and maintain Cape Town Central City. Cape Town Big 6 (Cape Point, Robben Island, Groot Constantia, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch and the V&A Waterfront) has now become Cape Town Big 7.

This project has been endorsed by the City of Cape Town and will unfold in the year 2015. Now from the next year, visitors will explore total seven attractions of Cape Town (Big 7) instead of exploring Big 6.

Tim Harris, head of the city’s investment directorate, said that for visitors such a route would provide an accessible and coherent means to experience Cape Town as a destination. “For locals such a route can open up the city, provide a sense of inclusivity and encourage the sense of Cape Town being a ‘crossroads’ or meeting point across divergent histories, cultures and demographics.”

Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana, Cape Town Partnership CEO says, “The development of a curated route or cultural precinct is something that will involve the stakeholders and participants in this story. Speaking at the AGM, she appealed to the public to work with the partnership to co-create the route. “We envision a team of stakeholders who will be able to engage with us about the narrative of this route. We want it to be authentic, and to include diverse voices and perspectives.”

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   “Cape Town Partnership’s 2014 AGM”

These type of voices will include all those cultural heritages, historical landmarks, institutions and organisations which are concerned with contemporary development and public life. They will also include residents, visitors, students, artists, entrepreneurs, researchers, ambitious people and everybody who finds themselves engaging with the city.

For further details, Visit: http://www.capetownpartnership.co.za

or

Connect at Twitter : @ctpartnership  #CityWalkCT