South Africa’s National Arts Festival (June 28th-July 8th) isn’t hosted by Cape Town, Johannesburg or Pretoria as you might expect, but the small Eastern Cape city of Grahamstown, about halfway between East London and Port Elizabeth. The biggest annual arts event on the continent, it represents a breadth of talent and disciplines which would be the envy of many larger cities.
The official program is a doorstop of a thing, well over 200 pages long. It covers dance, theater, music, comedy and visual arts. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our South Africa Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in South Africa.