Centre presents youth show

2017-04-26 06:00

27 April:

The Botshabelo Youth Care Centre’s youth show takes place at the Hare Pataneng Society Hall in Botshabelo. It is set to start at 09:00. It will feature live performances in drama, poetry, gumboots dancing and a Latin and ballroom dancing competition.

Registration is R20 for performing acts. Tickets are available at R5 for children and R10 for adults. For more information, call Lebohang Lesenyeho on 078-643-7613.

1 May:

The Cultural & Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA) invites all artists within the greater Mangaung to attend an indaba to be held at the Bloemfontein Civic Theatre set to start at 10:00. The event will culminate in the election of representatives for the sector council, which will oversee performance and celebration of sub sectors in theatre, music, dance and poetry. The body will also be representing all performing artists. The artists attending will also be given a background about the function of CCIFSA in Mangaung and the challenges and achievements of the organisation.

For more information, call Serame Makhele, coordinator of CCIFSA Mangaung, on 078-784-0834.

26-27 May:

The Free State Symphony Orchestra invites interested young artists, singers and instrumentalists to submit applications to audition for this year’s Free State Youth Concerto Festival. Auditions are set to be held on 26 and 27 May in Bloemfontein. The closing date for applications for auditions is 15 May.

Singers should be younger than 27 years and instrumentalists should be younger than 24 years.

Auditions are aimed at identifying candidates that will perform and be part of the 2017 Youth Concerto Festival set to be held in the Odeion, University of the Free State, on 2 September.

Those chosen will be offered the opportunity to rehearse and perform with the Free State Symphony Orchestra during the Youth Concerto Festival.

Instrumentalists will be required to play one or two movements from a concerto or single movement work for solo instrument and orchestra, not exceeding 15 minutes.

Singers must perform an aria or suitable part of a work for voice and orchestra. Candidates and winners are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses and must arrange for their own accompanist.

For more information, interested artists can call Ella Kotze on 051-401-2342 during working hours or send an email to kotzeej@ufs.ac.za.

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