Carnival of Wonder

Each year, the Constantia Waldorf School Fair is held with great excitement and anticipation by the school’s children, parents and friends. This year, the organisers from the Class 5 community were excited to announce that the theme for the 2013 fair would be The Carnival of Wonder! All Photography by Vincent Raffray is licensed under […]

St John’s Festival – Constantia Waldorf School

Thursday I attended the St John’s festival at Constantia Waldorf School where my kids go. The festival, attended by the students and parents, celebrates St. John – the one who points the way. With the celebration, came the bonfire and the symbolic act of jumping over the flames. Waldorf explains, “we jump over the fire, […]

AfrikaBurn – The first few pics…

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AfrikaBurn situated near Tankwa Town in the Karoo is a feast for the soul and the eyes and a festival not to be missed. Once a year, creatives gather a temporary city of art to express themselves through music, performances and art, then they burn it all down and dance around the flames. Modeled on […]

AfrikaBurn – The costumes or lack thereof

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Dressing up at AfrikaBurn is just as important as dressing down. Self expression is the order of the day and no matter what you looked like, anything goes… This is the fourth of a few albums, the others are here, here and here and for all the pics, please visit my Facebook Page. All Photography […]

AfrikaBurn – Getting around

Using the right mode of transport at AfrikaBurn is crucial. Here are a few ways… This is the third of a few albums, the others are here and here and for all the pics, please visit myFacebook Page All Photography by Vincent Raffray is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on […]

AfrikaBurn – The art and sculptures

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The sculptures and art at AfrikaBurn take months to prepare and weeks to set up. Although we were only there for a few days, many artists have been hard at work for weeks braving the heat, rain, winds and dust storms all in the name of art. I take my furry, sparkly hat with flowers […]

Nouvelle Vague playing at the Cape Town Jazz Festival

I’ve been following Nouvelle Vague ever since a close friend introduced me to the ‘bossa nova’ sounds of Marc Collin and his various vocalists. The band are famous for remaking classic singles like Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart” and XTC’s “Making Plans for Nigel” with vocalists who are unfamiliar with the original versions of […]

In the field at Rezonance NYE Festival…

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Rezonance NYE Festival, Contermanskloof Estate, Durbanville, Cape Town – Rezonance is an outdoor electronic music festival providing a platform for freedom, interaction, exchange and artistic expression, bringing together people from all walks of life as one. Known for its slick production and cutting edge music, the event strives to promote awareness, conscious lifestyles and positivity.  […]

Rocking the Daisies 2011

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Rocking the Daisies, Cloof Wine Estate, Darling, Cape Town – Rocking The Daisies, one of South Africa’s biggest music festivals, roared into action on the weekend. Offering four stages, bars, kiosks, memorable camping facilities and nearly 200 acts, the three-day festival showed just how vibrant and lucrative the local live music sector is. Held within […]

Cape Town Festival of Beer

Cape Town Festival of Beer, Hamilton’s Rugby Club, Green Point – The three day festival celebrates all things beer, with world class brewers, local micro breweries, awesome local entertainment, great food and activities.   All Photography by Vincent Raffray is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.Based on a work at culture-fix.com.Permissions beyond […]