VOC’s festival convening team will meet on Monday evening to discuss concerns raised by stallholders after the cancellation of the festival yesterday. In an unprecedented move, organisers called off the festival at Vyigeskraal stadium due to the risks posed by gale force winds, which had damaged marquees and parts of[…]
UPDATE: Organisers made a tough decision to officially cancel the VOC Summer Festival 2017, due to the gale force winds that have wrecked havoc in the Mother City. The festival, which was meant to take place at Vygieskraal stadium in Athlone this weekend, was hampered by strong, gusty winds since[…]
As the countdown to the highly-anticipated VOC Summer Festival 2017 officially begins, the festival organisers have released key details around the upcoming event. The community festival, organised by the Voice of the Cape, attracts thousands of people from the Mother City for a weekend of events at the Vygieskraal stadium[…]
“The time has come”. When the sounds of this much-loved song ring out on air, VOC listeners know only one thing – the 2017 VOC Summer Festival. It is official – festival goers can now mark off the dates between the 7th to the10th December as the days to attend[…]
VOC’s festival convening team and staff might be tired, groggy and bleary-eyed on Monday, but they can smile knowing that another successful festival was pulled off. With the start of the December festive season, the VOC Summer Festival 2016 ushered in summer (and some wind) with a fantastic line-up of[…]
The VOC Summer Festival, inspired by the energy of Cape Town’s festive season, returns this weekend from 1 – 4 December at Vygieskraal stadium in Athlone. Hosted by VOC and its structures, the festival will bring together thousands of revellers and die-hard VOC listeners, for a weekend of food, family[…]
The Voice of the Cape’s social calendar is never complete without its annual festival and this year, the event returns to the heart of summer. In the official launch on air on Monday night, it was announced the community event will take place from the 1st to the 4th December[…]
With Saturday’s evening’s events traditionally the biggest draw-card at the VOC Festival, it was no surprise that despite the autumn bite in the air, thousands of festival-goers would pack the Vygieskraal stadium. More than 10 000 people streamed into the gates on Saturday night, with a sizeable crowd flocking to[…]
Following the disappointment that followed the postponement the 2014 edition of the annual VOC Summer Festival, organizers have promised that the event will return better than ever before. On Wednesday, it was announced that the annual festival would be held from the 7th – 10th May 2015. Following on from[…]
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