Events in Gauteng – August 2011

Decorex Johannesburg: This event is held at Gallagher Estate in Midrand from the 5th to the 9th of August 2011. The ultimate roundup of what’s hip and happening for consumers and trade alike, with hall after hall filled with the most up to date styles and the latest trends shaking up the décor scene. Decorex features fresh initiatives, special projects, themed pavilions and installations. The event showcases everything from furniture, kitchens & bathrooms, fabrics, and décor accessories to lighting, fine finishes and all essentials for in and outdoor living. Decorex takes the lead to guide you through the maze of design trends & introduce you to our comprehensive collection of trusted décor companies & gifted designers exhibiting the very best. Bringing the “wow” factor to the world of interiors, the event’s unrivalled selection of exhibitors sets the scene for a décor world of wonderment. Trade professionals and consumers have the opportunity to indulge in limited-edition luxury, beautifully presented have-to-haves, curated art-happenings, handmade collectables and the creative energy of the design industry’s most talented stylemasters. For more information visit http://www.decorex.co.za/.

Jozi Book Fair: This event is held at Museum Africa in Newtown, Johannesburg from the 5th of August to the 8th of August 2011. Khanya College proudly presents the first of the soon to be annual Jozi Book Fair. The Jozi Book Fair is set to be an annual affair, aimed at small progressive publishers, publishers of indigenous works, independent writers and publishers with a social justice agenda. It also aims to engage mainstream publishers and distributors of literature, in an effort to build and promote a culture of reading within the South African landscape. As a direct response to an urgent need to rebuild a progressive publishing movement on the continent the book fair aims to support indigenous language writing and publishing, as well as introduce marginalised writers to a wider audience. Several platforms are offered for writers, publishers, agents, translators and press to engage, debate, discuss and plan new projects. Khanya College is an independent non-governmental organisation based in Johannesburg. It was established in 1986. The primary aim of Khanya College is to assist various constituencies within working class and poor communities to respond to the challenges posed by the forces of economic and political globalisation. For more information phone Sekiwe on 084 3773018 or Tremaine on 084 3773013.

If you are looking to attend an upcoming event, you might also want to check out the Event Tickets category on the Junk Mail website.

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