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Juke Box Hits

Jukebox Hits is a fun musical currently showing at the beautiful Rockwood Theatre at Sibaya Casino, just a few kilometres north of the Umhlanga CBD. The venue is a supper theatre and guests can either bring or order their own food. Drinks can only be purchased within the theatre. The term ‘jukebox’ became popular in…

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Gandhis Pass on the Legacy of Nonviolence

The rainbow nation Madiba named is looking somewhat refracted; the seven colours of the rainbow are not shining as one. So said Tushar Gandhi on a recent visit to Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa. Tushar and his father Dr Arun Gandhi were part of a tour group that recently took American tourists to a number of…

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Ant Man & The Wasp: Fun, Family Entertainment

Ant Man & The Wasp is the latest Marvel superhero movie to be released. A sort of an antihero, Ant Man (Paul Rudd) is full of foibles and weaknesses. His sidekick, the Wasp, definitely has things more together and Wasp’s quest to find her long-lost mother forms the plot of the film. There are several…

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Good food, good restaurants, good company

Do you enjoy good food? Eating out? But have no-one to go with? Then sign up for a dining experience with DINE4SIX. I attended a DINE4SIX event recently  and cannot recommend it highly enough. DINE4SIX is a platform through which people (six at a time) wanting to eat out can sign up for a restaurant…

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It’s Almost Travel Indaba Time

Africa’s Travel Indaba is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global calendar. It showcases the widest variety of Southern Africa’s best tourism products and attracts international buyers and media from across the world. Africa’s Travel Indaba…

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Culture & History on Umhlanga’s Doorstep

BY UMHLANGA TOURISM · 14TH OCTOBER 2017 Think Umhlanga is all about beach fun and sunshine? Well, yes, it is. But there’s also a great deal of cultural interest and GANDHI LEGACY TOUR LED BY DR ARUN GANDHI, FIFTH GRANDSON OF THE MAHATMA GANDHI. L – R: Mandla Nxumalo of Ohlange Institute, Greg Garson of…

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Celebrate Gandhi’s Birthday with Nonviolence

BY UMHLANGA TOURISM · PUBLISHED 29TH SEPTEMBER 2017 · UPDATED 29TH SEPTEMBER 2017 Gandhi 1906 (via The Heritage Portal) In recognition of  Gandhi’s 148th birth date on 2 October 2017, Durbanites and visitors to Umhlanga can take part in the International Day of Nonviolence and a prayer organised by the Counsel General of India at…

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Imbizo Gallery to Celebrate African Art & Culture

BY UMHLANGA TOURISM · 25TH AUGUST 2017 In honour of Women’s Month… Ann Proksch (Art Director), left, and Pauline Oor (Manager) at Imbizo Gallery are flanked by a Marke Meyer Bronze called ‘Wayward Dreams of the Outside World’. Behind Ann and Pauline is Ngwenya recycled glass from Swaziland, and a painting by Diane Erasmus. Imbizo…