The encompassing spirit of Ramadaan was palpable in Mother City over the weekend as thousands of Capetonians attended the Spice Mecca Ramadaan For All Exhibition. This year’s event was a roaring success, with thousands of local making a beeline to the Castle of Good Hope over the three days. Organisers[…]
Its all systems go for the 2019 Spice Mecca Ramadaan For All exhibition, which takes place from the 26th to 28th April at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town. As South Africa celebrates 25 years of democracy on Freedom Day on the 27th April, the fight for freedom[…]
As South Africa celebrates 25 years of democracy, the country’s struggle and the fight for freedom and justice will be a strong theme at this year’s Spice Mecca Ramadaan For All exhibition. So said Spice Mecca CEO Shreef Abbas, as he officially launched this year’s event, which will take place[…]
Organisers of the Spice Mecca Ramadaan For All Exhibition have described this year’s event as a roaring success, following three days of bumper crowds. The exhibition which had transformed the historical Castle of Good Hope from a bastion of colonialism to a Ramadan inspired exhibition was the perfect venue, as[…]
In a historic moment for the Cape Muslim community, the melodious verses of the Quran echoed through the chambers of the Castle of Good Hope, as hundreds came together for the first Jumuah prayer on Friday. The Jumuah will be led by Mufti Ibrahim Khalil Awadallah of Masjidul Al-Aqsa in[…]
By Nawaal Adams The rich cultural tapestry of the Cape will be brought to life at the Castle of Good Hope in a cultural festival fit for the festive season. The Castle is set to host the Cape Cuisine Style and Cultural Festival, taking place from the 27 December to[…]
Cape Town’s fascinating slave history will be on display again this year when the annual Slave Route Challenge returns. The race, which takes place in Cape Town on Sunday 8 May 2016, is geared to be bigger and better than previous years, offering entrants the unique opportunity to honour the[…]
Three hundred and fifty tumultuous years will have passed when a commemoration to mark the laying of the cornerstone at the castle in Cape Town is held there on Saturday. And to acknowledge the castle’s many negative historical associations, the function is not being billed as a celebration, but rather[…]
The Castle of Good Hope will mark its 350th year commemoration next year, a significant milestone in its rich history. On the 2nd of January 1666, the first foundation stone of the Castle of Good Hope was laid at the foot of the Leerdam Bastion and 2016 will mark 350[…]
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