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Photo © Cape Town Tourism The schools in Camps Bay are introducing a fundraising initiative to raise money for the African Brothers Football Academy from Imizamo Yethu in Hout Bay.
This photograph of the famous Slangkop Lighthouse at Kommetjie was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Chris Preen aka Frames-of-Mind.
Schalk Burger playing against The Blues at Newlands. Photo courtesy Gregor Rohrig There are only 20 000 tickets left for Saturday’s (May 22) Super 14 semi-final at Newlands, where the Stormers take on the Waratahs from Sydney, Australia. These tickets will go on sale on Tuesday (May 18) morning and are likely to sell out very quickly.
Cape Town Tourism has added a new video to its YouTube channel, featuring a photo collage of South African football fans, accompanied by an audio clip of a vuvuzela orchestra.
The amazing Cape Town Stadium. Photo courtesy smee.bruce Since South Africa was awarded the opportunity to host the World Cup, people across the world have panicked.
This photograph, of a pedestrian bridge that crosses the canal near the Canal Walk Shopping Centre, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Hendrik Groenewald aka hgroenewald.
Prime Circle. Photo courtesy Steve Crane The music of South Africa is as diverse as the colours of her rainbow nation. From hip-hop to hard rock and electro-jazz to Afro-fusion, traditional genres have been melded to create unique sounds that reflect the influence of her multi-cultural peoples.
This photograph of Constantia Vineyards in autumn was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Trevor aka Trevor Exposed.
Nelson Mandela. Photo courtesy United Nations Photo The transcript of a speech by Nelson Mandela, which was read out at the FIFA World Cup™ Final Draw in Cape Town, has been released by the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
This photograph of the Slangkop Lighthouse at Kommetjie was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Dom Wills aka domonFire.
Cape Town Stadium. Photo courtesy Warren Rohner Cape Town Stadium will host its first international match on May 27, when Bafana Bafana play Colombia.
The Proteaceae family is virtually endemic to the Cape Floral Kingdom. This flower family can be found growing and blooming naturally on Table Mountain and other surrounding areas in the Cape. Unique to South Africa, the King Protea is the national flower of South Africa and forms part of the national rugby, cricket and soccer team emblems.
This photograph of a mystical view of Table Mountain from Blouberg was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Marc De Vries.
Thierry Henry. Photo courtesy Liam d’Noit The provisional squads for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ were announced yesterday, as kickoff fast approaches.
This photograph, of a woman walking after shopping at Greenmarket Square, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Collins Gituma aka CollinsMphotography.
Photo courtesy mickeymox Africa is a continent steeped in tradition and South Africa is a veritable melting pot of customs, beliefs and, of course, fashion. If you’re visiting this country or continent for the first time, as a football fan coming to watch your team compete in the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, prepare to be bombarded by culture and inundated with extremes.
City of Cape Town Alderman Felicity Purchase, Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Development and Tourism, launched the new Rail and Ride project at an informal function at the INDABA 2010 in Durban. The launch was held at the Cape Town Tourism stand on Sunday, May 9, and formed part of Cape Town Tourism’s activities to promote the city to attendees of one of the largest annual tourism marketing events on the African calendar.
This photograph, of jellyfish at the Two Oceans Aquarium, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Shaun Savage.
Grand Parade and City Hall. Photo courtesy coda Cape Town will host the “biggest party ever” on June 10, the evening before the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ begins, Executive Mayor Alderman Dan Plato announced during today’s 30 Days to Kick-off celebrations at City Hall.
Matt Harding is the dancing globetrotter seen in various viral videos titled “Where the Hell is Matt”. His popular 2008 video received more than 28-million YouTube views and landed him on a number of US talk shows.
This photograph, of Cape Town soccer fans seen at the Coca-Cola FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Warren Rohner aka warrenski.
Cape Grace hotel with Table Mountain as a backdrop. Photo courtesy Cape Grace hotel The Cape Grace hotel and Vergelegen Wines won top honours in the 2009/10 Welcome Awards ceremony at INDABA (an annual tourism marketing event) in Durban last night, May 9.
On May 4, 1984, after long hours of labour, my mother brought me into the world. On May 4, 2010, I turned 22 ... again.
Cape Town Tourism is stepping up its YouTube channel, and we’ll be loading new videos showcasing Cape Town and some of our beautiful attractions on a more regular basis. You can subscribe to the channel here (you’ll need a YouTube or Google account to do so):
This photograph of a secluded, serene spot in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Desrie Govender.
The final auditions for those hoping to perform at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. Photos by Travis Robertson The final auditions for those hoping to perform during the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ were held at the GrandWest Arena in Goodwood over the weekend and the process was proof that “Cape Town’s got talent”.
Greet French fans by saying “Bonjour, bienvenue”. Photo courtesy Mohan S South Africa may no longer be expecting the arrival of a touted half a million 2010 FIFA World Cup™ tourists next month, but we’re still going to be inundated with football fans from around the world, and what better way to make them feel welcome than by greeting them in their own languages?
This photograph of a declaration of love for Cape Town was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Patrick McKenna.