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Buyelekhaya Festival fashion show

EAST LONDON - The 8th annual Buyel'Ekhaya Festival, kicked off on Friday with a fashion show for the first time in its eight years of existence. The new addition to the traditionally music-only festival, also doubled as a competition where the winners would be mentored by renowned designer David Tlale. The Founder of Buyel'Ekhaya said

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Africa’s finest to play Buyel’Ekhaya

Johannesburg - Afro-pop singer Vusi Nova has promised South Africans making their way to the ninth annual Buyel’Ekhaya Pan-African Music Festival a concert to remember. The event takes place at Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium in East London today from 10:00. Nova is part of an impressive line-up, which includes big names in the music industry

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Fashion on the go at Buyel’Ekhaya

Aiming to turn East London into a cultural mecca, the Buyel’Ekhaya festival not only supports and showcases musicians, but has for the last few years also given established and aspiring fashion designers a platform during the festival. Now in its third year, the Buyel’Ekhaya fashion show will take place at Hemingways Mall on December 14,

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Buyel’Ekhaya Mtase: This land of ours shrouded in song

Home Is Where Music Is — Hugh Masekela, 1972 (Chisa/Blue Thumb Records) The question “what exactly is South Africa?” perplexes us still, even aeons after the country’s prophets, media, novelists and soul leaders trading in mystical arts spirits wrestled with it. It has seized our seers — poets, painters and photographers — for decades. It

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Press Release: EAST LONDON’S BUYEL’EKHAYA FESTIVAL IS BACK

16 DECEMBER 2018 BUFFALO PARK CRICKET STADIUM  LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO, SHEKHINAH, ZAHARA, SJAVA AND MORE BILLED FOR FESTIVAL GERT-JOHAN COETZEE, EL BASED LINDA SITHOLE AND SONWABILE NDAMASE TO SHOWCASE THEIR DESIGNS    The annual Buyel’Ekhaya Festival will once again thrill East London crowds on 16 December at Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium. This year’s programme of

Nov 8th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Buyel’Ekhaya Fashion Development Progamme Announces 2017 Finalists

On Monday, 23 October 2017, acclaimed designer DAVID TLALE facilitated the second BUYEL’EKHAYA FASHION DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP attended by over 70 aspiring young fashion designers and students at the Miriam Makeba Centre of Performing Arts in East London.  The day ended with the announcement of 10 finalists from all over the Eastern Cape who will travel

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Buyel’Ekhaya Fashion Development Programme

The 8th annual BUYEL’EKHAYA PAN AFRICAN FESTIVAL in keeping with its vision to pay tribute to diverse African art forms will be launching the inaugural BUYEL’EKHAYA FASHION DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME in 2016. On Monday, 21 November 2016 DAVID TLALE  facilitated a Fashion Development Workshop with aspiring young fashion designers and fashion design students at the Mariam

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Response Letter to The Daily Dispatch

I refer you to the article published in the Daily Dispatch issue dated 1 November 2016 titled “Metro injects R13m into festive events” (Page 5). Mazwai Strategic Communications as owners and organisers of the Buyel’Ekhaya Pan African Festival hosted annually in East London find ourselves burdened to set the record straight in response to the

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