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Contest seeks to nurture environmental awareness

New Trends Reporter The hunt is on for the crowning of the first environmental pageant winners in South Africa with a total of 35 contestants vying for honours in five categories, come April 27. The unique pageant, a brainchild of TML Models Academy, seeks to increase environmental awareness among the …

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Disability Arts Festival kicks off in Bloem

The 2018 Disability Arts Festival kicked off yesterday (Thursday) with a workshop for artists living with disabilities at Pacofs in Bloemfontein. The five-day festival is hosted by the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) and seeks to create a platform for the celebration of various talents …

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Homebrew leaves mark on arts landscape

The Homebrew Programme, which ran parallel to the recently concluded 10-day annual Mangaung African Cultural Festival (MACUFE), has been described as a resounding success. Hosted by the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) in partnership with the national Department of Arts and Culture, the Homebrew Programme …

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Margo rocks in Afro

By Justine Fortuin                                                                        – Breaking the status quo among the young and challenging them to …

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Hou lauded for Miss Plus World success

Staff Reporter                            – South African Miss Plus Size model, Dipolelo Alice Hou, broke into uncharted waters when she bagged three titles at the 2018 Miss Plus World contest held in Atlanta Georgia from 25-27 July. The 35-year …

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Beauty queen lends helping hand to charity

One of the 30 Miss Glamorous Free State 2018 finalists, Siviwe Jeru, is on a journey to seek to lend her hand in alleviating the plight of the less fortunate in society. Jeru, who has also competed in this year’s editions of Miss Bloem and Miss Windmill Bloem Show, has …

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Bloemfontein to stage 3rd Choral Eisteddfod  

A third annual Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) Choral Eisteddfod is on the cards where a total of 22 choirs will converge at Sand Du Plessis Theatre in Bloemfontein on 16 June.  The Choral Eisteddfod is an annual program managed by the department. The initiative …

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