Newsletter #9 May 2017

6 September, 2017

All ages are catered for at this year’s festival and for the very young there are three educational and fun performances on the programme: a puppetry and music show, and a play.

Sunlight and Moonshine (ages 4 – 7) is a sensory experience with puppets of a re-worked classic West African folk tale. The Puppetry and the Music Departments of the Enlighten Education Trust have teamed up to create a unique theatrical experience that will be thoroughly enjoyed by both young and old who will watch, listen and join in ….
Date: Saturday 10 June Time: 13:30 Venue: Municipal Auditorium.

Queen of Waste / Die Rommelkoningin (ages 6 – 10) is an entertaining educational theatre production by Story Team that brings Oxford Story Tree’s: The litter Queen (Die Rommelkoningin) and all the wonderful characters to life. Chip (Kalla), Biff (Biebie), Floppy (Flappie) and their friends from the grade 1-3 prescribed reading books are presented in a new, exciting format. Young audiences experience a well-loved story through all their senses in an educational performance of watching, listening, reading and having fun.
Date: Saturday 10 June Time: 15:00 – 15:45 Venue: Municipal Auditorium (Afrikaans) and
Date: Saturday 17 June Time: 15:00 – 15:45 (English)


In a first for FynArts a limited number of tickets are offered at reduced prices to scholars who might like to take a short ‘study’ break and enjoy one of the great weekend shows. The reduced price scholars tickets are R90 for the following shows, and R50 for the lunchtime concerts.

Opening Concert – Friday 9 June at 19:00. Venue: Dutch Reformed Church (DRC), Hermanus
Divas of Swing – with Zolani Mahola, the lead singer of Freshlyground and Adelia Douw -Saturday 10 June at 19:00. Venue: DRC, Hermanus
Broadway Spectacular – with some of the greatest musicals of all time – Sunday 11 June at 14:30 and 18:30. Venue: DRC, Onrus
Strings Delight – Friday 16 June at 12:30. Venue: Anglican Church
Organ Ensemble – will be a delightful, out of the ordinary programme for organ combined with cello and violin – Saturday 17 June at 12:30. Venue: DRC, Hermanus
Lusanda Spiritual Group – the powerful voices of the biggest selling gospel group are the main event – Saturday 17 June at 14:30. Venue: Lukhanyo Primary School, Zwelihle
Swinging 60’s – featuring the swinging Sounds of the Sixties with award-winning singers Lynelle Kenned and Brandon October – Saturday 17 at 19:00. Venue: DRC, Hermanus
Swing, Sing and all the Jazz – Big Band rollercoaster – Sun 18 June at 14:00. Venue: DRC Hermanus