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Blackbyrd to spread their wings at Liefde by die Dam

THOMAS MARAIS

Capetonian girl group Blackbyrd will be bringing their feel-good sound to the Liefde by die Dam concert at Emmarentia Dam on 16 June. Perdeby spoke to the group about their performance and the band’s new horizons.

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Die Heuwels Fantasties set to rock Emmarentia Dam

ELMARIE KRUGER

On 16 June, Emmarentia Dam will play host to the Liefde By die Dam festival, which boasts big acts such as Francois van Coke, Valiant Swart and Die Heuwels Fantasties. Perdeby had the opportunity to speak to Die Heuwels about their performance at the event.

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Josh Kempen brings his smooth grooves to Capital Craft 2016

AAISHA KALLIER

Capital Craft will be hosting their annual beer festival on 11 June, and among some of the performers is Josh Kempen, a Wawela-nominated South African singer-songwriter. Perdeby asked him about his involvement in the event.

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Vibrant Venda cultural showcase

THOMAS MARAIS

On 6 May, the successful startup Ventso Group organised an event to showcase Venda talent in Pretoria. The party, called Vendas in Pretoria, was the third such event ran by Ventso and the first to run smoothly, according to the organiser and co-owner of Ventso, Zwanga Mabaya. His partner, Luther Mochabe, said that they had been running similar shows in Limpopo.

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Mopanie crowned Serrie victors

ELMARIE KRUGER

On Friday, 13 May, residences from the various UP campuses took to the Amphi and Aula stages to showcase their many hours of hard work at the Serrie 2016 finals. The prelims for the ladies’ and men’s residences took place on 9 and 10 May respectively.

In the ladies’ category, Madelief, Katjiepiering, Zinnia, Erika, Curlitzia and 2015 winners Magrietjie made it through to the final round of performances, while Olienhout, Taaibos, Olympus, Maroela and Mopanie were chosen to go through to the finals in the men’s category.

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