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Now in its 12th year, the annual White Mountain Festival is coming up from 28 September to 1 October 2017 and is the perfect opportunity to get away from it all and unwind in a stunning setting while enjoying a three-day line-up of some of the best acoustic acts in the country.

Known for its intimate, relaxed atmosphere, the festival is held at White Mountain Lodge in the foothills of the Giant’s Castle Nature Reserve, only 185km from Durban and just 25km off the N3 on tarred roads.

Included on the bill are the likes of Crimson House, Luke Lovemore (Top 7 finalist on this year’s season of M-Net’s The Voice SA), Jenny & The Jameses, The Sextons, Gunshot Blue, Lendel, Black Whiskey, The Sweet Resistance (fronted by Natasha Meister), Jerry & The Bandits, Luca Hart and Freddy Lalendle, to name a few.

Festival-goers can also look forward to a wide variety of food and drink outlets, colourful arts and crafts, plus loads of outdoor activities for the whole family including fun stuff (like scavenger hunts) for the kids. And that’s not forgetting the lodge’s spacious grounds, fishable dam, swimming pool and charming old stone pub (with satellite TV and late-night live music), which add another dimension to the usual festival experience!

Aside from general camping, which is included in the ticket price, there is also the option of booking into a stylish on-site ‘tent hotel’, offering a relaxing, hassle-free camping experience with all the comforts of home.

Expect great music, fun times and smiles all around from this gem of a festival.
Tickets available at Computicket.

For more information, visit www.c-weed.com/wmf or contact 031 563 0824.

WIN WIN WIN!!!

We have x2 sets of double tickets worth R2,400 to give away!
To enter, drop us a comment below telling us why you need these.

Winner will be announced on 18 September 2017.

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31 Comments

  1. Larrinae Ballantyne

    7 Sep 2017 at 7:35 am

    I would love to win these tickets. Would be the perfect way to celebrate my son’s birthday, and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

  2. Melanie Graham

    7 Sep 2017 at 7:51 am

    This would be the perfect weekend away to spoil my mom 💜

  3. Marilese Havenga

    7 Sep 2017 at 8:28 am

    My husband and I just plain and simply need a break and this would be incredible! ❤️

  4. K SINGH

    7 Sep 2017 at 8:28 am

    Aw man I would absolutely love to win these!!! its been a tough few months for mum and i and this would be the perfect treat and escape for both of us! She would looooooove thisssssss!!!! 🙂

  5. Tasniem Sloan

    7 Sep 2017 at 8:34 am

    An awesome prize to win!! Would be a perfect gift for my hubby’s birthday!! A good and well deserved break this would be!!

  6. Carolyn Jayne Cooke

    7 Sep 2017 at 8:34 am

    Need a good brake before the end of year rush

  7. Teagan Becker

    7 Sep 2017 at 8:51 am

    This sounds devine. Secret getaway and the top 7 on the voice ❤❤ Been wanting to do both of these, now this is all in one 😍

  8. Louisa Boult

    7 Sep 2017 at 8:57 am

    I would love to win this for my man birthday on the 28th September!

  9. Warren Charles Love

    7 Sep 2017 at 9:01 am

    I have never been before and would to celebrate my birthday with my wife, best mate and his girlfriend. Would be the first time in along time I would be able to celebrate with the best mate due to the fact he is always at White Mountain during my birthday celebrations. Make my dreams come true

  10. Alesha Govender

    7 Sep 2017 at 9:05 am

    I would love to win this for my hubby and myself. All our energy and money goes towards raising the kids. And we have not had an opportunity to us, as the kids always comes first. This will be a perfect getaway for the two of us.😃

  11. Vicky-lynn Lane

    7 Sep 2017 at 11:19 am

    Never been before, will be a good break for my hubby and I.

  12. Roland

    7 Sep 2017 at 11:43 am

    I’d love to win these tickets for my parents, ive been to the last 5 White Mountain Music Festival Events and i can say that this is one of the best festivals i have been to in South Africa. A real chilled vibe with lots to do and see. Perfect for the oldies and the kids. My parents have always wanted to go to Splashy Fenn but i feel that this will be a good introduction to the festival vibe 🙂

  13. Sharon Williams

    7 Sep 2017 at 12:16 pm

    My Husband and I have our second wedding anniversary in October, and it is his turn to make arrangements for the celebrations. We all know he will forget or fail miserably and I’ll be upset, so if you help him out and let me win a set of tickets for the festival I will let him off the hook and we can have a happy festival anniversary 🙂

  14. lawrence hattingh

    7 Sep 2017 at 7:33 pm

    I need the relaxation and inspiration of the cold mountain air with the acoustic sounds ,magnificent views of rolling hills and friendly people who party day and night

  15. Roxanne Chutthergoon

    7 Sep 2017 at 8:01 pm

    I really need a time out cos I have been having the worst two weeks ever, started from my pet being knocked to me losing my God mother who also happens to by my heart. Having a car fender bender and a very sick mom, I think I really need some time to recoup and just get my mind back in track with life. It’s been incredibly tough and I am just living day to day at the moment. Please give a one time pass to ultimate relaxation and finding my peace again.

  16. Ashleigh ryan

    8 Sep 2017 at 7:46 am

    I’ve been hearing so many wonderful things about this festival, yet I’ve never experienced it for myself. I hear that it is a lively, friendly, family atmosphere with good vibes and love all around. I love live music and the idea of an all round, good people, good time, sounds amazing! I would take my boyfriend and our other couple of amazing friends. We are super excited for this!

  17. Aldine Wiggill

    8 Sep 2017 at 10:15 am

    Its my birthday on the 23rd of September…this would be an awesome birthday present!

  18. Claire Van Wyk

    8 Sep 2017 at 1:28 pm

    I don’t have a sob story to spin in order to win these tickets. lets be honest, i could think of something elaborate like my dog ate my homework and then died or its like, totally my birthday and I’ve never been before…truth is iv been a few times so i know just how epic White Mountain is.
    You see, times be tough on a Durban salary, lets be honest.
    R600 ain’t a lot but I could sure as hell think of a bunch of rad things to do with R600 Mandela’s if i wont these tickets instead of buying them.
    For example;
    1. Get to that point in the festival where everyone is at the bar after the bands are done and shout “drinks on me” . this automatically wins me cool status with everyone for the rest of the festival.
    2. splash out on chow every morning to soak up said nights bar extravaganza.
    3. Buy me a comfy as heck camping mattress so that when i slumber back to my tent i can be like. “ah rad, shot Durbanite, I had the best night evuuur AND i get to crawl onto an inflated epic bed instead of a deflated one like all the previous years”. (lets be honest no-one likes sleeping on the floor)
    4. I can rub it in everyone’s faces that i won tickets from Durbanite and dance around like an obnoxious fairy (I realize that this will damage my cool status but who doesn’t like boasting) please note that this will all be done while throwing my 600 hundies in the air shouting “let it rain” .
    5 fill my car up with petrol so i can actually get to said festival – edit – this is the more boring option but as with all adult things in life, necessary. Ill probably still dance around boasting that I won tickets from Durbanite but will most likely throw monopoly money instead.
    6. Buy a shirt that says “rich girl” cause I will actually be a rich girl. – honesty is my best quality.
    For real tho, this prize would be so epic! =)

  19. Shinead Comfort

    8 Sep 2017 at 2:09 pm

    I need these tickets in my life, after the crappy past weeks I’ve had (breakup, moving house, leaving my dog behind and literally have my world flipped upside down) I just want to escape to the mountains with all my favourite people, chill and enjoy everything White Mountain has to offer. I have always wanted to go to White Mountain but was to scared to go alone and my ex never wanted to do cool fun things with me… anyway sad story over…. I just really need happy hippy music artistic vibes in my life to feed my soul <3

  20. JustAnnet 👑

    10 Sep 2017 at 12:32 pm

    It would be great to unwind just before my exams which also happen to be the last exams I write to complete my LLB degree. This would just be the icingon top of the cake. #fingerscrossed

  21. Michelle

    11 Sep 2017 at 6:48 am

    a fun family breakaway to a place we haven’t been before, new experiences build relationships…this will be a lovely 1st anniversary additional gift

  22. Andrew Geyser

    12 Sep 2017 at 2:05 pm

    Myself and three friends have been wanting to go to White Mountain Festival since we heard about it at the start of the year. There is no better thing than going to a festival with your best mates but since we students, it is a struggle to scramble some money together just to go. This would be a real dream and would love to crack open a could one and listen to some live music with the boys!!

  23. caitlin borain

    12 Sep 2017 at 9:14 pm

    So I am writing this, not for my self (well it kinda would benefit me as i would love more than anything to spend extra time with my parents), but for my parents as I’m still trying to get them to understand they had to comment here and not on facebook, and am petrified they miss the entry.

    A little background on my parents, they have pretty much worked their butts of their whole lives to provide for their one and only child ..ME .. Once i left home they had to look for something else to fill the void. I am so proud to say they chose music. They are currently living in PMB and are obsessed with live music. Every Wednesday night for the past two years they visit a place called MITH (Music in the Hills) to watch some of SA’s best and undiscovered artists perform in an open mic environment. It has been so exciting to hear their stories of different bands and singers they have heard. White mountain would be the perfect opportunity for them to watch some of their favorite artists, as well as see some of their bucket list musicians.

    I feel at almost 60 and 65 my parents are younger and cooler than ever. They definitely know more about music than me and will without a doubt sit around the bonfires with OBS in hand later than I. They have totally turned into free spirited, music loving teenagers again.

    I was fortunate enough to be blessed with a ticket this year and would more than anything love for my parents to win a set of tickets too. Too much to ask? Na, i really feel they deserve this. We have not had a family holiday, let alone a weekend away together in years. At 29 i could not think of anything cooler than going to a music festival with my parents, Mom making early morning tea at the campsite, dad getting the skottle ready for a friend brekie, and us enjoying the fresh air together. My entry is for them, it is for my parents who have sacrificed for 29 years and who still do for me. It is for the early morning school runs and sandwiches packed with love. It is for every sports day they attended no matter how busy they were. It is for every I LOVE YOU whatsapp they send me. It is for my parents, it is for ROBYN and DOUGLAS. PMB’s biggest groupies, and the best parents any child could ever dream of.

    My entry is for them.

  24. Linda

    13 Sep 2017 at 4:20 pm

    I need these because I wanna go glamping! And I need me some mountain air, good tunes & happy vibes. Please please!!

  25. Wandering Bodhi

    13 Sep 2017 at 4:44 pm

    Me please! Because I just got back to South Africa and bought my new American husband with me, and I wanna show him a good time SA style. Please Please 🙂

  26. Jean Engelbrecht

    14 Sep 2017 at 3:36 pm

    I would love to win these tickets so I can take a friend with who has never been to White Mountain so he can experience it and see why it is one of the best music festivals in SA!!

  27. Vaughan

    17 Sep 2017 at 11:13 am

    I’m already going to White Mountain this year with family and friends and have had my ticket for months. A work colleague would dearly love to attend with her teenage child but is not sure if she can afford it. It would be inappropriate for me to offer to pay for her tickets, and she would not accept then in any case, but I’m sure she wouldn’t mind if I entered this competition on her behalf, and left the rest to chance.

    She has recently celebrated a milestone birthday and needs a reminder that she’s still young. She will be with a group of folk who are sensitive and caring, and who will make sure she and her daughter have a fun, relaxing and safe weekend. I’ll share her contact details if you need to contact her with good news.

  28. Kate Norman

    18 Sep 2017 at 8:33 am

    I need white mountain in my life. It’s been a terrible year so far and I feel the only way to rejuvenate the soul is by spending time with like minded people , fresh air and the best music you can think of . Who knows the man of my ever fading dreams may be around to 😶. Im really holding thumbs because I would love to go ❤️

    • Kate Norman

      20 Sep 2017 at 9:52 pm

      Feel alittle like a stalker been checking here and fb to see if you have chosen yet – not sure if I’ve missed the results or even where to look 🙈🙈🙈

  29. Warren Charles Love

    19 Sep 2017 at 8:55 am

    Hey Guys any news???? so freaking excited

  30. Sadeshni Naidu

    26 Sep 2017 at 4:45 pm

    I really really need this, i just got married and would like to go do something that i will remember with my husband

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WIN: Sundowners at Chambers Club and the KZNPO Symphony Season Concert

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As a stylish leap year treat, Urban Lime and the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra are offering an elegant Thursday evening out for one lucky couple: after-work sundowner cocktails and snacks at Chambers Club and two tickets to the final KZNPO Symphony Season concert in Durban City Hall, on Thursday 5 March at 7.30pm.

To enter – answer the below TWO questions in the comment section of our Facebook post:

  1. Who’s giant 600sqm. portrait hangs alongside the Durban Club Chambers building (the former Netherlands Bank building) in Anton Lembede St?
  2. Where are the KZNPO Summer Season Symphony concerts being performed?
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Chambers Club, South Africa’s newest members’ club, is housed in Durban Club Chambers building (the former Netherlands Bank head office). It is a members’ club for South Africa and Africa’s business and professional community located in the iconic Professional Quarter in the heart of the city, which is open to the public on evenings and weekends.

The beautiful building was designed by famed architect Norman Eaton in central Durban which has been transformed into a professional quarter for the legal fraternity, business community, entrepreneurs and creatives as part of an extensive city-wide project by the visionary team from Urban Lime.

One of the special features of the Chambers Club is a beautiful rooftop garden which overlooks the city – with commissioned sculptures, a water feature, quinine trees, indigenous grasses and aloes. This carefully created space is an eventual realisation of what Norman Eaton originally wished for – a tranquil roof top garden which is ideal for an after-work alfresco sundowner to meet colleagues and friends before heading home.

The Club offers facilities geared for legal practioners and businesspeople: meeting rooms, interview rooms, board rooms, restaurant, bar, lounge, parking facilities and cloakroom. It is perfect for professionals and those looking for an elegant, safe quiet place to meet, work and dine in the middle of town.

Win an elegant evening out: After-work sundowner cocktails and snacks at Chambers Club and a KZNPO symphony season concert in Durban City Hall

The KZN Philharmonic perform two Beethoven favourites, the Leonore Overture No 1 and the Triple Concerto, played by pianist, Malcolm Nay, violinist Tai Murray and KZNPO’s very own cellist Aristide du Plessis. The evening closes with a performance of Bizet’s delightful Symphony in C – all under the baton of Netherlands born conductor Arjan Tien who makes a popular return to round off the season on 5 March.

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Summerdaze NYE 2019

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The countdown to 2020 has begun and if you, like many Durbanites are finding it difficult to set some epic NYE plans into motion, we thought we would give you a hand.

Get your feet in the sand at Summerdaze NYE Beach Party, which will be held at Beachwood (a 5 min drive from Umhlanga). This years dress theme is to be a “Floral” affair, the event will kick off 2pm onwards and will feature top artists and DJ’s at an intimate paradise ocean side setting. Food & drinks will be on sale under the tented beach bar while guests enjoy good vibes, sensational music and fireworks at midnight!

WIN WIN WIN 

We are giving away two epic prizes as follows. *Std. T&C’s apply.

Prize 1 : 5 x General Access Tickets, 1 x Bottle of El Jimador & 1 x Fitch & Leedes Hamper

Prize 2 : 5 x General Access Tickets & 1 case if Sol Beer

To enter, follow BOTH of the below steps:-

  1. Click on the Facebook event link here, and mark yourself as ‘going’
  2. Comment on the event wall with #ProudlyDurbanite

You and your guests must be over the age of 21. Proof of ID will be required.

 

Please be advised that there is limited parking space. Be lekker – don’t drink and drive.

ADDITIONAL INFO.
Whatsapp hotline : 0640814181
Email : info@summerdaze.co.za
Website : www.summerdaze.co.za

Tickets are limited so grab yours here

Proudly sponsored by
Fitch & Leedes
Sol Beer
Southern Comfort
Jack Daniels
el Jimador

*Competition Terms and Conditions.

  1. To enter, follow the link to the Summerdaze NYE Beach Party Facebook event page. Click that you are attending and leave a comment on the event page wall with the hashtag #ProudlyDurbanite.
  2. Winner and guests must be over the age of 21 years old to attend this event – a copy of your South African identity document will be required as proof.
  3. Competition opens on 10th December 2019 and closes midnight 23rd December 2019, South African Standard Time. Winner/s will be randomly drawn on 24th December 2019. Durbanite (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to change the draw date.
  4. Winner/s will be notified via Facebook and are required to confirm their attendance within 24 hour of notification or redraw will take place.
  5. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.
  6. Durbanite (Pty) Ltd is a promoter of live entertainment events. Tickets for Events are sold by the event organisers or other ticketing agents. Notwithstanding the terms and conditions of such ticketing agents which may apply to the sale of a Ticket for a particular Event, by purchasing and/or holding and/or being in possession of a Ticket or Tickets, the holder of the Ticket agrees to and is bound by these terms and conditions.
  7. Durbanite (Pty) Ltd do not accept liability for damage to or loss of any life or personal property at this Event.
  8. Ticket does not afford the Ticket holder the right to transport to the Venue, or parking, or merchandise, or any food or beverages at the Venue, unless otherwise stated. Other independent service providers might render services relating to transport, parking, merchandise, food or beverages at the Venue and in such circumstances, the terms and conditions of such service providers will apply between it and persons who make use of such products or services.
  9. You must produce a valid Ticket to gain entry to the Venue and you must produce that Ticket for inspection upon request from an Event official at any time. Failure to produce such Ticket when requested may result in you being denied access to the Venue or in you being removed from the Venue.
  10. Subject to these competition rules, Durbanite (Pty) Ltd determination of the winner/s is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
  11. The prizes are non-transferable for cash.
  12. By entering this competition you agree to all the terms and conditions stated above.
  13. Employees, agents of or consultants to Durbanite (Pty) Ltd and, their immediate family members (parents, children, brothers and sisters), spouse(s), life partners, business partners and associates are excluded from this competition.
  14. Failure to comply with any of these Terms and Conditions will result in immediate forfeiture of the prize.

 

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Pieter Dirk Uys and Evita Bezuidenhout: #HeTwo

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The Hexagon, Pietermaritzburg: 14 – 16 November

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, Durban: 18 – 24 November

 

“It’s a class act … the evergreen Uys always manages to inject something fresh and relevant into his work. A great show and a wonderful tribute to one gutsy lady created by one of South Africa’s true sons of the soil.” Peter Feldman ARTSLINK 2.8.2019

 “That both PDU and Tannie Evita will have you giggling at #HeTwo while banishing the troubles of the outside world is a no brainer.” Diane de Beer DEBEER NECESSITIES 31.7.2019

 “Uys dons false eyelashes and presidents listen.” L.A. TIMES

 

“You better watch out, you better not lie, you better not pout, I am telling you why- #HeTwo is coming to town!” Pieter-Dirk Uys and Evita “face off” on stage together for the first time ever in South African history, #HeTwo comes to The Hexagon Theatre from 14 – 16 November and then heads to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from 18 – 24 November.

WIN WIN WIN

Visit our Facebook page to enter to win 1 set of 5 double tickets!

Tickets valid for Tuesday 19th November @ the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre ONLY!

Show starts @ 19h30 sharp! Std. T&C’s apply.

In 1981 a woman appeared out of the dressing room of the Market Theatre, stepped onto the stage and smiled. Virtually before she even gave her name, she was a legend. Mrs Evita Bezuidenhout was presented to the audience, the nation and the world. She is still going stronger than ever. No longer a recognised Nationalist as she was during those years of apartheid rule, she is now a member of the African National Congress, secure in her Luthuli House kitchen where she cooks for reconciliation. For nearly forty years she has had to tolerate the impersonation of her by a local actor. She tried to sue him for libel; she swore never to allow him into her life and yet, now in the 25th year of her democracy, she will be on the stage with Pieter-Dirk Uys at the same time.

The question to PDU was always: why this female character of Evita? There are many answers. When he started impersonating her in 1978, it was illegal to have an opinion about anything political, so maybe an Afrikaans woman with an NP husband could spill the beans. The fact that she was portrayed by a man dressed as a woman when cross-dressing was also illegal, could force the edge of the envelope. Or maybe that she was there for only one reason: to eventually make Nelson Mandela laugh. And she did. They met and he laughed. She also embraced Archbishop Desmond Tutu who also laughed. She posed with countless legends and South Africans, black and white, laughed – with relief.

Evita Bezuidenhout will always be ten years older than Pieter-Dirk Uys. He seems to be catching up. His Darling venue, Evita se Perron, has been going for 23 years, established as a recognised international tourist destination and local satirical Stonehenge. Who would have thought that Tannie Evita would become a farce to be reckoned with, to be hailed and celebrated as the most famous white woman in South Africa? And now as a member of the ANC, sharing her weekly comments on YouTube and Daily Maverick about the state of her nation, where her Evita’s Free Speech, now past its 200th episode, has gathered supporters from all the corners of the globe? Her 140,000 Twitter followers are not just, as she thinks, in the same prison outside Rustenburg.

Now in 2019, for the first time, she and her ageing impersonator will confront each other face to face.

There can only be one winner.

#HeTwo will perform in Pietermaritzburg at the Hexagon from 14 to 16 November (Book at Webtickets) and in Durban at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from 18 to 24 November (Book at Computicket).

@TannieEvita

www.evita.co.za

www.pdu.co.za

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