Culture - You will find the city of Johannesburg
is quite fond of the arts. This is evident from all
of the art galleries to museums, to theatre and opera
that this area offers. It has a myriad of cultural
aspects to take advantage of. There is something for
everyone to enjoy in the city of Johannesburg. The
people of the area love to take part in the cultural
aspects of their city and they are very proud to have
all that they have to offer.
There are many Shows in Johannesburg
and you can book tickets from Computicket (tel: (011)
340 8000; fax: (011) 340 8900; website: www.computicket.com)
or Ticketweb (tel: (086) 140 0500; website: www.ticketweb.co.za).
Or try this website for lots of information on all
the cultural happenings in the area (website: www.artthrob.co.za).
Your travel agent and the tourist office will also
know of the latest special events happening in the
area while you are visiting. You will definitely want
to go to as many as you can.
Some of the areas special events include The
Arts Alive Festival (tel: (011) 838 6407;
This is held every September. Zwakala Festival at
the Market Theatre Laboratory is another annual event
in the area (tel: (011) 832 1642/3). Market Theatre
Laboratory Community Theatre Festival is held in May.
The annual World of Music and Dance festival, WOMAD
is an annual weekend event. There are many other events
throughout the year too.
In the City of Johannesburg you
can see shows with fantastic music, theatre, dance
and more. Please make every opportunity to see as
many of these wonderful shows as you can. The cultural
experience in the city of Johannesburg is fantastic
and you will see why so many people love the area
making it one of the highest toured areas of South