In the News: The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) announced that Kirstenbosch-South Africa has received another GOLD medal at the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show. The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is taking place in London from 22 – 26 May 2018.
International Museum Day is celebrated on 18 May each year. The objective of International Museum Day is to raise awareness of the fact that, “ Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.”
In the News: SANBI held a media launch for the Kirstenbosch-South Africa RHS Chelsea Flower Show exhibit. The design team’s new head designer, Leon Kluge, introduced his interpretation of the 2018 theme “Iconic Landscapes” and presented a model of the exhibit to be constructed at The Royal Horticulture Society’s Chelsea Flower Show which takes place in London from 22 – 26 May 2018.
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.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden lives up to its reputation as the most beautiful garden in Africa and one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain.
Have you noticed? The days are getting shorter, and the air is slightly cold and crispy in the mornings. Autumn is coming and with it the rainy season! Here are the Top Events at the Cape Town Big 7 this March: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, City Walk and Groot Constantia.
The drought doesn’t mean that you can’t experience Cape Town in all its glory. Learn about how the Cape Town Big 7 Attractions are saving water and how you can hold to the water conservation status quo while travelling through the Mother City.