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 [...]
Our transformation challenge: The Blue Bulls show the way!
By Steuart Pennington in South Africa The Good News Newsletter no 263 01 June 2010
“It just shows how far we have come as a nation” were Victor Matfield’s final words as he reflected on the Bulls semi-final in Orlando Stadium, having said earlier “Hearing vuvuzelas and boere-musiek [...]
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 [...]
From Dispatch On Line 2010/05/18 By MONWABISI JIMLONGO
VOLUNTEERS who will be involved at various stadiums during June’s soccer World Cup tournament are raring to go just less than a month before the finals begin. Already Diego Juan from Argentina has arrived in South Africa as a volunteer from abroad. “I’m happy to be here. This is [...]
FROM PROJECT 2010 Issue 184
On 21 May you will see Joburgers getting their weekend off to a rousing start as they celebrate the 20-day countdown to the 2010 World Cup with a sizzling street party in Vilakazi Street, Soweto, starting at 14:00, notes a Media Update report. ’Once again tourism industry stakeholders throughout the [...]
The South African National Department of Transport (DoT) has announced its readiness for the Soccer World Cup.
DoT has introduced an inter-provincial and regional transport system to facilitate the transport of general spectators to and from matches. The fleet will comprise 110 newly acquired 79-seater MAN Lion Explorer semi-luxury, inter-city coaches.
Furthermore, DoT has implemented a National [...]
All you need to know in new
2010 Fan Guide
Tuesday, 04 May 2010 From SA GoodNews
With less than 40 days to go until kickoff, the 2010 Fifa World Cup Organising Committee has released a comprehensive, easy-to-read 92-page guide to the tournament, packed with practical information on stadiums, host cities, fan parks and much more. There’s useful information [...]
Fifa concert ready to rock
May 4, 2010 11:01 AM | By Staff Reporter for TIMES LIVE
The final line-up for the Fifa World Cup Kick-Off concert has been announced, and includes local favourites Freshlyground, Hugh Masekela, the Soweto Gospel Choir, the BLK JKS and The Parlotones.
Acclaimed African hip-jop artist K’NAAN, who recently recorded the uplifting “Wavin’ [...]
For a guide to indigenous cuisine see http://www.joburg.org.za/content/view/223/9/ Also see Anna Trapido’s article ’Your gourmet guide to African eating’ http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/Content.aspx?id=74840
Amsale Kensington Corner Langerman and Queen streets, Kensington, Johannesburg, 072 918 8824 Chef-patronne Amsale Debela is a political refugee who literally walked to SA from Ethiopia. Her first restaurant was the now legendary Amsale’s at [...]