February Highlights in Joburg

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Though we love the idea of Valentine’s dates, there’s a lot more you could be getting up to in Jozi this month. Check out our round up of 10 of the best events happening in February.

Illusionists

THE ILLUSIONISTS

Known as the bestselling magic show in Broadway history, The Illusionists head to South Africa. Showcasing talents of seven illusionists, they have shattered box office records across the globe and dazzled audiences of all ages with a mix of act such as illusion, levitation, mind-reading, and disappearance.

Where: Teatro at Montecasino, 1 Montecasino Blvd, Fourways
When: 14 February to 11 March
Tickets: Book Now

 

Alien and UFO Expo

THE ALIEN AND UFO EXPO

Sci-Fi meets Science facts at The Alien and UFO Expo, which provides edutainment for both adult and kids and encourage students to pursue their interests in science beyond the boundaries of the classroom. See and learn about alien sightings, robotics, dinosaurs and more with the help of silicone and wax figures.

Where: Sandton Convention Centre, 161 Maude St, Sandton
When: 9 to 18 February
Tickets: Book Now

 

Future Park

FUTURE PARK

A virtual city that focuses on primary school children, Future Park gives them the opportunity to play in a digital universe that evolves right in front of their eyes as they draw and interact with each other’s drawings. The exhibition uses the child’s creativity in a city, playing digital hopscotch and making music with symphony balls that change colour and sound as they move.

Where: The Globe, Silverstar Casino, R28, Muldersdrift, Mogale City
When: 24 February to 8 April
Tickets: Book Now

 

Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra

JOHANNESBURG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra returns with its four week World Symphony Series Summer Season. Tickets are available for the season as a whole, or as individual concerts, with various programmes, conductors and artists featuring each week.

Where: Linder Auditorium, Part of Wits School of Education, 27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown
When: 28 February to 22 March
Tickets: Book Now

 

Urban Immersion

URBAN IMMERSION

Yoga teacher and practitioner Laruga Glaser teaches a series of yoga workshops and ashtanga classes. Glaser entered into teaching after years of sustained practice and brings with her a combined total of over 26 years experience instructing body movement.

Where: Chinese Martial Arts Centre, 67 10th St, Parkhurst
When: 12 to 18 February
Tickets: Book Now

 

Love Story

LOVE STORY

A new exhibition interrogates the mechanics of identification and the conditions under which empathy is produced. Evoking the global scale of the refugee crisis, Love Story evolves out of lengthy interviews with six individuals who have fled their countries in response to a range of oppressive conditions.

Where: Goodman Gallery, 163 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood
When: 1 February to 10 March
Tickets: free

 

crash test dummies

CRASH TEST DUMMIES

Canadian rock band Crash Test Dummies are set to perform live with supporting acts aKing, Wonderboom and Bed on Bricks.

Where: Pretoria National Botanical Garden, 2 Cussonia Ave, Brummeria, Pretoria
When: 18 February
Tickets: Book Now

 

Halaal Goods Market

HALAAL GOODS MARKET

A first of its kind, the Halaal Goods Market offers locally sourced artisanal food and design items. Stallholders have taken the flavours of the world and added a halaal touch – from Korean to Japanese and a twist on traditional favourites, there’s something for every palette.

Where: FoxJunction Events Venue, 14 Alexander St, Ferreirasdorp, Johannesburg
When: 17 & 18 February
Tickets: Book Now

 

ultra

ULTRA 2018

The largest South African music festival hits Johannesburg with four stages filled with artists. The lineup includes Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Afrojack, Carnage, Malaa, FeU, TIMO ODV, Crazy White Boy, Goodluck and many others.

Where: Nasrec Expo Centre, Cnr Nasrec & Rand Show, Johannesburg
When: 10 February
Tickets: Book Now

 

Travel Expo

TRAVEL EXPO

The 8th annual Travel Expo includes offers from various airlines, cruise liners, resorts and hotels, tour and adventure companies, tourism boards and more. Attendees also stand a chance to win their share of R650 000 in travel prizes.

Where: Ticketpro Dome, Cnr Northumberland Rd and Olievenhout Ave, North Riding
When: 10 & 11 February
Tickets: Book Now

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