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Festival of the Mighty Penis

The Shinto Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus) is held each spring at the Kanayama Shrine in Kawasaki, Japan. The exact dates vary; the main festivities fall on the first Sunday in April each year. On this day, thousands ...

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Fashionable Festivity at Favourite Things Market

Woman browsing clothing at a market

It’s time to put on your party hat and hang out with the cool crowd, when Gabriëlskloof Estate outside Bot River celebrates the festive season in grand fashion with their dazzling Favourite Things Market from Friday, 13 December until Sunday, ...

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AfrikaBurn 2018: South Africa’s Own Burning Man

Burning of the San Clan sculpture in 2016

South Africa is home to some of the most diverse cultures in the world, coexisting in a unified land of endless potential. Visitors to the shores of South Africa are constantly blown away by the dynamic, blended mix of cultures ...

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Ommiberg Festival 2017 Celebrates a Decade of Young Wines

Paarl Wine Route is celebrating the 2017 harvest in spectacular style with the 10th OmmiBerg ‘Round the Rock’ festival this weekend on Saturday, 4 March 2017. Wine lovers can revel in the opportunity to be amongst the first to taste ...

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Status of Festivals in South Africa

Recent research into the status of festivals in South Africa has produced some interesting findings, writes Prof Melville Snyman. The TREES (Tourism Research in Economic Environs and Society) research focus area at the North-West University, wanted to determine how many ...

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Amazing Festivals in Africa 2016

Here’s Tourism Tattler’s selection of amazing music and cultural festivals taking place in Africa during 2016 and should be in every cultural tourism itinerary for unique experiences. BOTSWANA Dithubaruba Cultural Festival 03 September 2016 Hosted by Molepolole’s Kgari Sechele Museum, ...

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South African Festival Bucket List

The festive season is here along with your accumulated annual leave and there are things you just have to do. South Africa is renowned for its festivals, which are all worth experiencing at least once. Why not join in and ...

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January Cover Story

As we enter the dawn of a new year, the Tourism Tattler January 2014 magazine looks at the trends that we could expect to shape travel and tourism during 2014 (see pages 10 -13). We also look at some amazing ...

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