Albeit, sleepy and dull with only the popular Diamonds & Dorings only happening on Easter holidays, Northern Cape, should shake up and celebrate the favourite cliche that: ‘a diamond is every women’s best friend’.
Talking of shaping up, this long weekend and as part of celebrating Women’s Month, Kimberley comes alive with top female and male artists.
Kicking off on Thursday until Sunday at the popular joint Strings Jazz Pub in Kimberley, Black Coffee, Glen Lewis, Queen B, Beautiful Joy, Candy Deep and other locals, will be in the thick of things.
According to the organiser and pub owner Kgomotso Modiragale, we’re trying to do away with the stigma that this province only wakes-up from slumberland only when Diamonds&Dorings happens.
“Yes, that notion exists and its only upon us as custodians of this province to market it to the outside world, what the Diamond City stands for.
“We had to begin somewhere and this bumper-packed music fest with various genres of music would appeal and attract all kinds of masses in the province and outside to see what we’re capable of doing when given the chance and the support of our locals.
If you look at our line-up we’re featuring locals -particularly women-who must be given the support as part of our organizations empowerment policy within the arts sector in the province, continued Modiragele.
From jazz to house from kwaito to hip-hop this should awaken the dull ‘Diamond City’ which reportedly, thrives on tourism amongst others.
If you’re an ardent traveler the tourist attraction’s such as the Big Hole, should appetise your taste-buds…
For more information and tickets call Kgomotso on: 083-704-3020