Sadly not referring to the festival in Germany which actually happens in September. But if you are looking for things to do in Cape Town in October, look no further.

Italian Culture Week

Cape Town International Kite Festival – 22 & 23 October 2011

Africa’s biggest kite festival which is hosted by Cape Mental Health in association with Heart 104.9FM attracts expert kiters from around the world. You can bring your own kite along if you have one.

The Festival  opens from 10:00 to 18:00 each day at Zandvlei, Muizenberg. Entry is just R15 for adults and R5 for children.


6th International Oriental Dance Festival in Cape Town, South Africa 27th – 30th October 2011

There will be a fringe program at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre and Workshop 17 shed next to the Blue Shed Kraft Market. Performances of hundreds of belly dancers all dance levels, from beginner’s to professionals, from all over the world and South Africa. Performances begin at 10am and finish at 6pm on 29th and 30th Oct and entry is FREE of charge!

There will also be a Bazaar where you can buy dancing accessories, jewellery, costumes, food. On Saturday 29th October 2011 they will attempt to break Guinness World Record of “Most people belly dancing simultaneously” Anybody who is able do learn and dance a Belly dance choreography for 5 min, has a Belly Dance jingle belt, skirt or harem pants on is allowed to participate. Participating is free of charge.


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