Brace yourself for the 2013 Hermanus Kalfiefees

Hermanus Kalfiefees 2013 01Living in the Western Cape and looking for something fun to do on this year’s Women’s Day long weekend? Well, the 2013 Hermanus Kalfiefees might just be what you’re looking for.

The Hermanus Kalfiefees celebrates the arrival of the Southern Right Whales.  This year’s edition will take place from Wednesday the 8th of August to Sunday the 11th of August and there will be more happening than just whale watching. The festival incorporates a whole variety of events and activities for the whole family.

This festival features a huge variety of Afrikaans and English drama, comedy and children’s stage productions. These productions will be hosted at the Sandbaai hall, the Hermanus Civic Centre, Hoërskool Hermanus, the Premiere hall in Hawston and the De Wet hall. There will also be a Women’s Day celebration event at the Class Room Restaurant and book discussions at De Verskooten Restaurant.

Kalfiefees 2013Besides this there will also be musical performances by Zanne Stapelberg, Kathleen Tagg, Valiant Swart, Johan Bakkes, Daniele Pascal, Trevor Nasser, Jannie Moolman, Riaan Hurter, Goitsemang Lehobye, Janelle Visagie, Lynelle Kenned, Magdalene Minnaar, Vanessa Tait-Jones, Elna Van Der Merwe, Sterling EQ, Zorada Temmingh, Rocco de Villiers and Ashley Bodil at various venues in the region. Want to plan your week at the Hermanus Kalfiefees? Visit the official Hermanus Kalfiefees website to obtain the full festival programme.  Tickets to any of these events can be bought via Computicket.

Hermanus is only 250 km from Cape Town, but since the festival is held over multiple days it’s advisable that visitors find a guest house, hotel or other accommodation where they can retire to after the day’s performances. Check out the official festival website for a list of guest houses, hotels and other accommodation options in the Hermanus / Sandbaai region. Please note that booking is essential.

Hermanus Kalfiefees is brought to you by Distell, the Hermanus Times, the Overstrand Municipality, Media 24, Pick ‘n Pay, Warwick’s Chef School, Agrimark, Pam Golding, Rola VW, HPF, Way 2 Wellness, Creation, Wildekrans Wine Estate, Sprokkelster Theatre, Avon, Pro-Active Fitness, Benguela Cove, Rivendell,Willow Creek Olive Estate, LD Station Car Wash, Feathers Bistro, PSG Konsult and Whale Coast 96 FM.

For more information, visit the Hermanus Kalfiefees website, phone 028 316 1687 or e-mail

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Henno Kruger

Digital Marketing Campaign Coordinator at Junk Mail Publishing.

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