It’s time to get close and personal with a South African legend…who is the real Jack Parow?
The Words Open Worlds (WOW) projects at the Woordfees has been enriching learners’ lives for more than a decade. The project has assisted thousands of students over the years, notably helping students with funding to study at the university.
Stellenbosch – Students of Stellenbosch University seem to have mixed feelings about the Woordfees.
US Museum – In a time when South Africa seems in turmoil with its identity as a ‘Rainbow Nation’, Mary Sibande’s exhibition The Purple Shall Govern, attempts to visually make sense of it.
Internationally renowned pianist, Ben Schoeman, has said there is a severe lack of music and arts education in South Africa.
“My greatest fear was that people would be afraid.”
Weltevreden Estate – Actor-comedian Rob van Vuuren and his wife, Danielle Bischoff, debuted their proudly South African children’s book and theatre experience, at Woordfees.
“My father was often absent as a father figure. The book was a way to remember him. For us as a family it was healing and therapeutic.”
Luckhoff High School – “With the pen and theatre we can get under the skin of the nation, to begin to expose what things are really like underneath.”
AMAZINK – Through a “rap battle” to former prime minister DF Malan, the award-winning performance poet and writer, Adrian ‘Diff’ van Wyk, managed to make some audience members shift uncomfortably in their seats while others were left to ponder his message.