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Youngsters From Different MOD Centres Gather To Inspire

10 December 2015

Primary and High School learners from different Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Centres as well as 13 professional artists gathered this week to participate in the City Nirvana African Cabaret at Groote Schuur High School’s Nassau Theatre. Professional artists represented Sibonelo Dance Project,Unmute Dance CompanyCollege of Magic, Wenntertainment , Theatre4Change Therapeutic Theatre,  UCT College of Music and Belly Phunk Dance Academy.  The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister Anroux Marais attended the second evening of the event, 8 December 2015, and celebrated her birthday on the same day.

The spectacular event took place on Monday and Tuesday, 7 and 8 December 2015. It was hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with Groote Schuur High School.

Guests could sit back, relax and watch the wonderful performances  in City Nirvana, which is a fictitious and prestigious nightspot in Kwa-Zulu Natal. It vibrated against the interactive backdrop of humour, as well as energetic and artistic interpretations, with a play on the melodramatic. The production was written and produced by Beulah Kleinveldt and choreographed by Dance Director Charles Maema.

Minister Marais thanked facilitators and key persons  for showcasing the talent emerging from the Western Cape MOD Programme. Minister Marais said, “The City Nirvana Cabaret holistically expressed through the arts that we are better together and that our beauty lies in our diversity.”

Let us encourage our children to make use of the opportunities offered by the MOD programme and develop their artistic talents BETTER TOGETHER.

Media Enquiries: 

Tania Colyn
Head of Communication Service
Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport
Tel: 021 483 9877