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Boland Summer Festival kicks off this weekend

The beautiful town of Paarl is bracing itself for the arrival of thousands of visitors from Cape Town this weekend for the 19th Boland Summer Festival. The annual community event will be taking place this weekend at the Dal Josaphat Stadium in Paarl from 23-25 March 2018. The festival draws[…]

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Boland Summer Festival returns this weekend

The beautiful town of Paarl is bracing itself for the arrival of thousands of visitors from Cape Town this weekend for the 19th Boland Summer Festival. The annual community event will be taking place this weekend at the Dal Josaphat Stadium in Paarl from 23-25 March 2018. The festival draws[…]

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2017 Boland Summer Festival, a resounding success

As the dust settles on all the excitement following a weekend of stalls, entertainment and endless fun at the 2017 Boland Summer Festival, organiser’s report an overwhelmingly successful event. Described by many as one of the most successful events on the local calendar, the 18-year-old event was initiated by the[…]

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Countdown to the Boland Summer Fest

It’s all hands on deck for the annual Boland Summer Festival, which kicks from Friday 31st March to the 2 April. This is the 18th year of the festival, initiated by the Paarl Muslim Jamaah (PMJ) to support the work of the local community organisations. The event takes place at[…]

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Festival-goers praise Boland festival

Festival-goers have commended the rollout of this year’s Boland Summer Festival. The Daljosphat stadium was packed with people this past weekend for the annual event which has been in existence now for 17 years. The event is hosted by the Paarl Muslim Jamaah in order to raise funds for the[…]

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The Boland festival, an expression of Ubuntu

Cape Town’s early winter rain took a break this weekend to make way for sunny weather in Paarl as thousands of locals flocked to the Boland Summer Festival. Organisers say the Festival again brought in record numbers and has been hailed as a success. “We have to think the community[…]

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Boland Summer Festival in full swing

This April, Paarl will be transformed into a sea of festivities as the 17th annual Boland Summer Festival begins. The festival, which is hosted by the Paarl Muslim Jamaah, will provide a range of entertainment for all ages. The Paarl Muslim Jamaah boasts a 50-year history of unity, inclusive of[…]

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Boland fest best yet: PMJ

Organizers of the 2015 Boland Summer Festival say they are overwhelmed by the level of public support this weekend. Well over 30 000 people braved the intense Paarl heat to attend this year’s event, which raises funds for the Paarl Muslim Jamaah (PMJ)and community organizations. PMJ chairperson Moutie Richards hailed[…]

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Scorcher for Boland fest

With scorching temperatures in Paarl for the weekend, hundreds of families took advantage of the last few summer days to trek to the  16th Boland Summer Festival. About 30 000 people braved the soaring heat, for a scenic drive through the Drakenstein municipality to the event at the buzzing Dal[…]

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