Hear the small fan park at Melrose Arch is great: big Jol and big screen. 10 minutes from Liz at Lancaster; Soweto fan Fest a blast and Public viewing at ‘Saints’ [St Stithians College Randburg] also excellent vibe. Need to book tickets for Monte Casino viewings. Haven’t yet heard from people who have been to [...]
An old link but worth a repeat; http://www.marca.com/deporte/futbol/mundial/sudafrica-2010/calendario-english.html
Open letter to our foreign media friends by Peter Davies 09/06/2010 Dear World Cup visitors, Now that you are safely in our country you are no doubt happily realising you are not in a war zone. This may be in stark contrast to what you have been bracing yourself for should you have listened to [...]
The event that we have all been waiting for since the announcement in 2005 is finally here … and despite some serious traffic and transport hitches, it all went well on the FIRST big day. Lots of hoarse voices amongst Safricans today as well as much babbelaas (See blog post dated 31st May on SA slang) !
Nando’s have long been known for their topical ads whose cheeky and often subversive humour poke fun and ruffle feathers (an appropriate analogy for a fast food restaurant chain specializing in chicken). Their latest one is another classic:
Free Nando’s for Mexico – if they lose
Prior to yesterday’s game, Nando’s was offering the Mexican football team and their supporters a [...]
The time is now … excitement is palpable here at Liz at Lancaster … Can you feel it. First sound this morning I heard was vuvuzelas. Get your ear plugs out …. !!
Dogs have their SA Bandannas, my son came to get some bincoluars on the way to the game. He is determined to [...]
Two FIFA Fan Fests™ will be held in Johannesburg. There is free entrance; all matches are broadcast live . There are high quality giant screens. The FIFA Fan Fest™ is an all day event .Prior to and after matches, the stage/screen is used for entertainment programmes. Food, beverage and Official Licensed Products are all available on-site [...]
Vivienne Hambly guardian.co.uk, Friday 26 February 2010 writes: Don’t know your babbelas from your tekkies? Learn how to make yourself understood at the World Cup 2010 with our indispensible guide:
Drawing from 11 official languages – with English, isiZulu, isiXhosa and Afrikaans – being the most dominant, South Africa’s slang reflects the country’s diversity, history and [...]
I have summarized information from the Joburg.org.za website and from ticketbreak.co.za website. Tickets to the Park and Rides/Walks can be booked at ticketbreak.co.za
IF you do not have your own car you will need to use DROP AND RIDEA Drop & Ride will be provided at Westgate where fans can be dropped off by family/friends/organized [...]
Good news for music fans who can’t make it to the grand 2010 World Cup Kickoff Celebration Concert at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, the spectacle is to be screened live on SABC1, and also shown live around the world, from 8pm to 11pm on June 10. It has also been announced that nine-time South African [...]