In the News: Explore the museums of the V&A Waterfront in a new light, after dark. After a successful pilot event in July 2016, Museum Night V&A Waterfront returns with two events scheduled for 2017, the first taking place on the night of Wednesday 28 June.
Explore the Museums of Central Cape Town in a New Light, After Dark — Museum Night Cape Town returns for its 3rd edition on Thursday 20 April 2017
Every year on 18 April is celebrated as the International Day for Monuments and Sites as established by ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983.
On 29 March, in celebration of International Piano Day, Ian Burgess-Simpson Pianos together with Table Mountain Cableway brought up music to the mountain for a once in a lifetime event; the handcrafted Shigeru Kawai grand piano was placed on the 12 Apostles Terrace on top of Table Mountain.
There is no doubt that Robben Island is a very special place, it is a powerful symbol for the triumph of the human spirit, and offers a fascinating insight into the reconciliation and resilience that played such a key role in the development of a new South Africa.
Earth Hour is an annual global event highlighting the environmental challenges facing our planet and is celebrated on the last Saturday in March for one hour from 20:30 pm to 21:30 pm local time. The V&A Waterfront is working with Sunshine Cinema, a solar-powered mobile cinema, to host their first solar-powered Earth Hour event on 25 March 2017.
Living in a water-scarce region means that it’s up to all of us to use water wisely! The issue of water scarcity is a key focus of Responsible Tourism for the Cape Town Big 7 attractions; each have their own #WaterWise measures in place to conserve water in this time of drought.
It’s late summer in the Mother City: the wind has died down a bit, which means beautiful warm summer days! Fill your days with these amazing March Events at the Cape Town Big 7 attractions: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, City Walk and Groot Constantia.