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    In its third year, the allfashion sourcing Young Designer Competition offers young designers an opportunity to showcase their skill set through their interpretation of a predetermined design brief. The ten finalists stand to win prizes valued in excess of R80 000, with the main prize being an all-expenses paid opportunity to participate at Texworld Paris in February 2021 (or...

    In its third year, the allfashion sourcing Young Designer Competition offers young designers an opportunity to showcase their skill set through their interpretation of a predetermined design brief.

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    Allfashion sourcing, the business oriented marketplace for the textile, fashion and leather industry, originally due to take place in Cape Town in October 2020, is now open for registration on a newly tried and tested virtual platform. Around 180 exhibitors are expected for the expo – that combines African creativity, design and manufacturing with international sourcing...

    Allfashion sourcing, the business oriented marketplace for the textile, fashion and leather industry, originally due to take place in Cape Town in October 2020, is now open for registration on a newly tried and tested virtual platform.

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    The Covid-19 pandemic has brought on many questions and concerns within the Aviation Insurance industry. On the 7th October 2020 the DJA Aviation team hosted a webinar with the help of AERO South Africa, to look at the impact of this global pandemic on the General Aviation Industry and specifically Aviation Insurance.
    The economic instability brought on by Covid has affected...

    The Covid-19 pandemic has brought on many questions and concerns within the Aviation Insurance industry. On the 7th October 2020 the DJA Aviation team hosted a webinar with the help of AERO South Africa, to look at the impact of this global pandemic on the General Aviation Industry and specifically Aviation Insurance.

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    Solar power capacity and energy generation has seen a rapid increase over the last decade, becoming the fastest growing source of renewable energy in the world. Thanks to technological advances, a sharp decline in costs, improved policies and growing concerns over climate change, renewable energy has been placed front and center on both the public and private agendas.
    While...

    Solar power capacity and energy generation has seen a rapid increase over the last decade, becoming the fastest growing source of renewable energy in the world.

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    In tribute to Burt Reynolds, the lead in the original 1981 movie, The Cannonball Run, who passed away in 2018, the Cannonballers gathered on a fine morning on Friday 18th September 2020 at Zwartkops Raceway for the annual running of the Round Table Cannonball Run Africa.
    Since 2003, Cannonballers have been gathering from around the country to take part. Entries were limited to...

    Cannonballing – Africa Style

    In tribute to Burt Reynolds, the lead in the original 1981 movie, The Cannonball Run, who passed away in 2018, the Cannonballers gathered on a fine morning on Friday 18th September 2020 at Zwartkops Raceway for the annual running of the Round Table Cannonball Run Africa.

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    CoCre8 Solidarity e Race – Superhero
    The world has been in some varying degrees of lockdown; will we ever recover? Will we survive financially? Will our loved ones be safe? We at Solidarity e Race have tried to remain as positive as possible in all our ventures. We have attempted to bring a bit of sanity and fun to all those who have been with us since the first e Race almost...

    Honouring our SuperHeroes!

    The world has been in some varying degrees of lockdown; will we ever recover? Will we survive financially? Will our loved ones be safe? We at Solidarity e Race have tried to remain as positive as possible in all our ventures.

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    In March 2020, Messe Frankfurt South Africa had announced the re-branding of ATF Expo and Source Africa to allfashion sourcing Cape Town, the premier sourcing event for Apparel, Textiles, Footwear, Leather & Lifestyle. The event was scheduled to take place from 13-15 October 2020 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many processes...

    Messe Frankfurt South Africa had announced the re-branding of ATF Expo and Source Africa to allfashion sourcing Cape Town, the premier sourcing event for Apparel, Textiles, Footwear, Leather & Lifestyle.

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    Messe Frankfurt South Africa, organisers of Africa’s largest General Aviation trade show, AERO South Africa, is extremely excited to announce the launch of an all new Virtual Marketplace. The online platform is scheduled to launch later this month and will be the premier online business-to-business platform for the General Aviation sector.
    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, so many...

    Messe Frankfurt South Africa, organisers of Africa’s largest General Aviation trade show, AERO South Africa, is extremely excited to announce the launch of an all new Virtual Marketplace.

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    The inaugural Solar Power Africa event was scheduled to take place from 4-6 November 2020. Aimed at the renewable energy market, the event is presented in partnership with Solar Power International (SPI) and SNEC, Two of the largest solar power and related industry shows in the world.
    In light of ongoing developments around Covid-19, and after close consultation with event...

    The inaugural Solar Power Africa event was scheduled to take place from 4-6 November 2020. Aimed at the renewable energy market, the event is presented in partnership with Solar Power International (SPI) and SNEC, Two of the largest solar power and related industry shows in the world.

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    www.solidarityerace.co.za
    Online gaming, although not a new concept, has powered its way to the front of the minds of sports fans’ thanks to the worldwide lockdown. South African motorsport fans haven’t been left behind, with the likes of the Seagate Gaming Solidarity e-Race series giving expert gamers, professional drivers, amateur club aces and even spectators a competitive...

    RACING TOGETHER

    Online gaming, although not a new concept, has powered its way to the front of the minds of sports fans’ thanks to the worldwide lockdown.

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    Professional karter and Formula 4 racer Jordan Sherratt demonstrated incredible versatility as he dominated the third iteration of the Seagate Gaming Solidarity e-Race series. The recent round of the popular racing event took place at the virtual rendition of the Nürburgring Nordschleife over the past week.
    Sherratt quickly got to grips with the daunting ‘Green Hell’ to secure...

    Professional karter and Formula 4 racer Jordan Sherratt demonstrated incredible versatility as he dominated the third iteration of the Seagate Gaming Solidarity e-Race series.

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    It is a well-known fact that becoming a professional racing driver is very difficult. Even though the Seagate Gaming Solidarity e-Race has made that title a lot more attainable, it still proves to be challenging with the number of talented drivers competing for it. But like the real-life motorsport disciplines that we have come to admire and support, there is a variety of ways...

    It is a well-known fact that becoming a professional racing driver is very difficult. Even though the Seagate Gaming Solidarity e-Race has made that title a lot more attainable, it still proves to be challenging with the number of talented drivers competing for it.

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    While Formula 1 enjoys its contract-signing ‘silly season’, the real racing action continues online. It’s a fascinating new era in the sport where the average armchair enthusiast can fight it out with top-line sim racers and professional racing drivers on some of the most iconic tracks around the world. South Africa hasn’t been left behind, thanks to the locally run Solidarity...

    SIM IS THE NEW REAL

    While Formula 1 enjoys its contract-signing ‘silly season’, the real racing action continues online.

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    The Sequel is usually never as good as the first one but man were they wrong this time. Covering 6 tracks, 165 racers, 5 continents and infinite action, that was what took place during the NEC Global Solidarity e-Race Intercontinental Challenge.
    The race week started in Belgium on Thursday 23 April, with Circuit Zolder, the official Hot Lap circuit, where drivers had four days...

    The Sequel is usually never as good as the first one but man were they wrong this time. Covering 6 tracks, 165 racers, 5 continents and infinite action, that was what took place during the NEC Global Solidarity e-Race Intercontinental Challenge.

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    The NEC Solidarity e-Race was re-loaded and kicked off at 08h00 on Thursday 23 April. The second iteration of the popular online race not only saw more competitors registering for their participation but also more and new sponsors coming on board for the event that is broadcasted live on social media platforms.
    Over 120 entries were recorded within the first 24 hours of...

    The NEC Solidarity e-Race was re-loaded and kicked off at 08h00 on Thursday 23 April.

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    www.solidarityerace.co.za
    Recently motorsport fans were provided with the opportunity to not only watch the only live motorsport racing series taking place locally at the moment but also to compete in the event themselves. With the qualifying sessions started on 9 April 2020 and the grand final concluding the event on 15 April 2020, the local live racing event entertained...

    Recently motorsport fans were provided with the opportunity to not only watch the only live motorsport racing series taking place locally at the moment but also to compete in the event themselves.

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    Over the last couple of days, more than 15 000 people went online to watch the Livestream of the closing stages of the Solidarity e-Race event which was sponsored by Afrihost, Data Sciences Corporation, Pure Storage and NEC. While the four semi-final races resulted in action-packed races and close finishes, everyone was excited to witness the Grand Finals which consisted of a...

    Solidarity in winning

    Over the last couple of days, more than 15 000 people went online to watch the Livestream of the closing stages of the Solidarity e-Race event which was sponsored by Afrihost, Data Sciences Corporation, Pure Storage and NEC.

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    www.solidarityerace.co.za
    Editor’s notes:

    More than 137 competitors in the Solidarity e-Race
    More than 23 000 qualifying laps completed
    Top 100 drivers finalised
    Semi-final grids announced 14 April at14h00 (live-streamed)
    Semi-finals commence on 14 April at 19h00 (live-streamed)
    Finals commence 19h00 on the 15th of April 2020 (live-streamed)

    The Solidarity e-Race...

    Solidarity on the track

    The Solidarity e-Race was created to support the relief efforts provided by the Solidarity Fund to small and medium-sized business enterprises.

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    After the recent COVID-19 outbreak, President Cyril Ramaphosa implemented a national lockdown to mitigate the spreading of the virus. The preventative measure, while beneficial to the health and safety of all individuals residing in South Africa, harms the economy and more specifically small to medium business enterprises. To assist these businesses in keeping their doors open,...

    Racing for Solidarity

    After the recent COVID-19 outbreak, President Cyril Ramaphosa implemented a national lockdown to mitigate the spreading of the virus.

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    In light of the current situation pertaining to the increased spread of the Coronavirus in South Africa and following the South African Government’s announcement of a national state of disaster, Messe Frankfurt has taken the decision to postpone the AERO South Africa conference and exhibition to 2021.
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the spread of the coronavirus a...

    In light of the current situation pertaining to the increased spread of the Coronavirus in South Africa and following the South African Government’s announcement of a national state of disaster, Messe Frankfurt has taken the decision to postpone the AERO South Africa conference and exhibition to 2021.

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    allfashion sourcing Cape Town: Re-branding ATF Expo and Source Africa
    allfashion sourcing Cape Town and China Premium Tex postponed to 13-15 October 2020
    Messe Frankfurt South Africa is excited to announce the re-branding of ATF Expo and Source Africa in 2020 to allfashion sourcing Cape Town, the premier sourcing event for Apparel, Textiles, Footwear, Leather & Lifestyle....

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    The Photo and Video Experience opened its doors to over 10,100 eager visitors wanting to experience the latest products and technologies available to the market. The highly-anticipated industry showcase attracted all levels of photographers, videographers and imaging enthusiasts to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 26-28 July.
    Visitors who entered the photographic wonderland...

    The Photo and Video Experience opened its doors to over 10,100 eager visitors wanting to experience the latest products and technologies available to the market.

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    Taking place at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 26-28 July 2019, Messe Frankfurt South Africa, organisers of the all new Photo & Video Experience, are excited to open the doors to an imaging wonderland for all photo and video enthusiasts.
    With more than 100 brands participating at the event, including Fujifilm, Sony, Godox, DDS, Tudortech and South Africa’s largest...

    Taking place at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 26-28 July 2019, Messe Frankfurt South Africa, organisers of the all new Photo & Video Experience, are excited to open the doors to an imaging wonderland for all photo and video enthusiasts.

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    The launch of the inaugural African Show for General Aviation, AERO South Africa, welcomed over 4200 visitors to Wonderboom National Airport last weekend. The 3-day event was presented by Messe Frankfurt South Africa in partnership with Messe Friedrichshafen – who organise Europe’s largest general aviation show – Aero Friedrichshafen.
    The event featured over 87 local and...

    The launch of the inaugural African Show for General Aviation, AERO South Africa, welcomed over 4200 visitors to Wonderboom National Airport last weekend.

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    AERO South Africa will open its doors at Wonderboom National Airport in Pretoria for the first-time later this week. This FREE-to-attend exhibition will feature workshops by over 10 industry experts, demo flights from major local and international manufacturers and suppliers to the industry, as well as a first of its kind Park & Sell area sponsored by AutoTrader.
    Set to be...

    AERO South Africa will open its doors at Wonderboom National Airport in Pretoria for the first-time later this week.

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    In exactly one week, Source Africa & ATF/CPT Expo (International Apparel, Textile and Footwear trade exhibition) welcomes over 300 exhibiting companies, from 18 different countries. The three co-located events will feature high-quality seminar sessions, trend talks and trend forums by WGSN and 15 fashion shows showcasing the latest designs.
    Taking place from 12-14 June...

    In exactly one week, Source Africa & ATF/CPT Expo (International Apparel, Textile and Footwear trade exhibition) welcomes over 300 exhibiting companies, from 18 different countries.

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    From 4 - 6 July 2019, Wonderboom National Airport in Pretoria, Tshwane, will open its doors to welcome over 4000 registered trade visitors looking to experience the latest the general aviation industry has to offer.
    The 3-day event is presented in partnership with AERO Friedrichshafen – Europe’s largest general aviation show, and will feature the latest products and...

    Wonderboom National Airport in Pretoria, Tshwane, will open its doors to welcome over 4000 registered trade visitors looking to experience the latest the general aviation industry has to offer

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    Messe Frankfurt South Africa, organizers of the Photo & Video Experience, has announced a premiere partnership with one of the world’s most prestigious motoring brands - Lamborghini South Africa.
    The Photo & Video Experience will be held from 26-28 July 2019 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg. The event has received a very positive response, with leading...

    Messe Frankfurt South Africa, organizers of the Photo & Video Experience, has announced a premiere partnership with one of the world’s most prestigious motoring brands - Lamborghini South Africa.

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    The Rand Show still a firm family favourite
    Despite some rainy days, nothing could put a dampener on the festive atmosphere and bustle of activity at the Rand Show 2018, held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) in Nasrec from Friday 30 March – Sunday 8 April 2018.
    Craig Newman, CEO of the JEC, says, “This year, our gate figures show a higher visitor attendance compared to...

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    Extreme Bodies competition to be held at the Rand Show
    It will be a battle of buff bodies at Extreme Bodies, a bodybuilding and fitness competition that is taking place at the Rand Show on Saturday 31 March 2018.
    Extreme Bodies has been running for approximately four years. It took a break from fitness events in 2016 and 2017, but there was such a huge call for it to return...

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    Tennis South Africa partners with Vodacom for its inaugural Beach Tennis Tournament
    Tennis South Africa (TSA), in partnership with mobile network giant Vodacom, is bringing the first Beach Tennis Tournament to South Africa. Tennis enthusiasts are invited to partake in the mini tournament, which will be held in the Sports Hall at the Rand Show from Saturday 31 March to Tuesday...

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    Who let the beasts out?
    Johannesburg, 30 March 2018 – It is a “who let the Animal Kingdom out” situation this Easter holidays at the Rand Show with various animal shows and animal interactions happening yet again. The show will take a plunge as of the 30th of March.
    Parents have an opportunity bring their children to come participate through interactive learning with Bekker...

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    SANDF’s action-packed programme announced
    Johannesburg, 30 March 2018 – The Rand Show gives South African families a rare opportunity to interact with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). Nowhere else can you observe the different divisions in action, and see what equipment and hardware they use. To do this, SANDF has prepared a mix of thrilling live...

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    Department of Home Affairs to showcase at the Rand Show
    Johannesburg, 27 February 2018 - The Department of Home Affairs has announced its participation at this years’ Rand Show which coincides with its piloting of the mobile application solution for the smart ID card conversion from the green one. The pilot project has taken into account the citizens’ needs for a secure,...

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    Fight or Flight at HWA’s wrestling matches at the Rand Show
    Johannesburg, 28 March – When the Honours Wrestling Association (HWA) heard the Afrikaans term “local is lekker” they took it literally. They will be going on tour around South Africa, with the first show of the tour starting at the 2018 Rand Show.
    HWA is the future of South African wrestling, building local...

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    Milano’s come out Victorious at second round of Castle Africa 5 Tournament
    The second Africa Castle 5 a side qualifying tournament took place on Saturday with 16 teams competing at Rustic Indoors in Fourways. The sixteen teams came with the eye on  the prize, an opportunity to go through to the national Final being held at the Rand Show from Wednesday 4 – Saturday 7 April...

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    SOUTH AFRICAN LEG OF CASTLE AFRICA 5-A-SIDE SOCCER TOURNAMENT KICKS OFF
    The South African leg of Africa’s biggest 5-a-side tournament kicked off at Old Parks Fast Sports Fusion 5-A-Side Arena this past Saturday. A total of 16 teams from across Gauteng pitched for the opening games, the teams were split into 4 teams of 4 where they battled it out to the semi-finals with the two...

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    Rand Show to host South African leg of Africa’s largest amateur five-a-side football tournament, CASTLE AFRICA 5s
    Rand Show 2018 plays host to a fiercely fought battle of amateur five-a-side football teams vying to represent South Africa at the CASTLE AFRICA 5s.
    Billed as Africa’s largest amateur five-a-side football tournament CASTLE AFRICA 5s boasts the ultimate prize with...

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    RAND SHOW: EVENT LISTING
    DATE: Friday 30 March – Sunday 8 April 2018




    10:00 – 19:00


    Exhibition Halls and exhibits




    10:00 – 21:00


    Fun Fair & Outdoor Activities




    18:00


    Gates & Ticket Sales Close




     
    VENUE: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Rand Show Road, Nasrec
    (GPS - S26°14.484’ E27°58.510)
    TICKET PRICES




    R150.00 per...

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    Rand Show launches inaugural House of Horrors
    The Rand Show is pleased to announce a new addition to its entertainment line-up for 2018. The House of Horrors is experiential theatre for those who live life on the edge and are not afraid to face their fears.
    “We are very excited to add the House of Horrors to the Rand Show’s attractions, it is always wonderful to add new...

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    Messe Frankfurt Acquires the Photo & Film Expo
    Messe Frankfurt, the third largest trade fair company in the world, with subsidiary operations in 28 countries, is proud to announce the acquisition of the Photo & Film Expo in Johannesburg.
    Messe Frankfurt SA is well established in the South African market and currently organises the South African Festival of Motoring...

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    COUNTDOWN BEGINS TO THE BEST WEEKEND EVER: LAST CHANCE TO CATCH ALL THE ACTION OF RAND SHOW 2017
    You’ve got just days left to experience all the fun that the Rand Show has to offer, as SA’s biggest consumer expo gears up for a bumper closing weekend full of top-class entertainment.
    Whoever you are, whatever you love to do, the Rand Show has something for you. Here are some of...

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    It’s playtime for sporty folk in the Rand Show’s new sports hall, “Let’s Play”
    Hit a six against Vernon Philander, try a flip on the trampolines, and hit the bullseye in the archery range ... let the games begin, in the Rand Show’s new sports hall, “Let’s Play”.
    TAKE ON SA’S TOP PROTEAS
    If you think you could face Dale Steyn or Vernon Philander without hearing the awful...

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    Rand Show will find out who’s the strongest of them all
    The search is on for South Africa’s strongest man. Prepare for a clash of the Titans on the closing weekend of the Rand Show, as the big boys battle it out to see who is SA’s Strongest Man 2017.
    Each year, the SA Strongman Union hosts a number of qualifiers around the country in the build-up to the finals. The Rand Show...

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    SA’s weight-lifting women compete for SA’s Strongest Woman 2017 title at the Rand  Show
    In Africa, it’s not just the men who are built tough. Come and see the powerful women who prove they can do anything the boys can, in the SA’s Strongest Woman 2017 competition at the Rand Show.
    The SA Strongman Union presents this national final on the opening day of the Rand Show, a...

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    Have fun with maths in Sanlam’s mini-town at the Rand Show
    Maths skills are integral to a learner’s development, which is why Sanlam has developed an educational roadshow tour – Every 1 Counts – with the characters of children’s TV show Takalani Sesame.
    The roadshow has been visiting malls and schools across Gauteng, and its next stop is the Rand Show, from 14-23 April...

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    Prepare for an awesome display of military power from the SANDF at the Rand Show
    This year, the SANDF is going big, spanning in a veritable squadron of awe-inspiring jets and helicopters for its much-anticipated arena capability displays at the Rand Show.
    Anyone who loves the roar of fighter jets and the whipping blades of attack helicopters will find thrill after thrill in...

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    Get into gear for a new driving experience at the Rand Show
    There’s a new motoring experience awaiting car enthusiasts at the Rand Show’s new Action Zone on Terrace 2, where 5 000 sqm have been converted into a gymkhana track for precision driving sessions.
    Perfect for petrolheads, it’s the Precision Driving Experience, presented by Grant McCleery, renowned racing car driver...

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    Battle of the baize at the Rand Show’s pool showdown of 2017
    It’s the annual Rand Show Pool Championships, arguably the most epic pool title any player can win in South Africa, and it’s live and exclusive to the Rand Show 2017.
    Co-ordinated by Blitz Action Pool and sponsored by Union Billiards, this battle of the baize takes place at the Rand Show on the closing weekend...

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    Play your heart out with the latest and coolest from PlayStation, at the Rand Show
    Step into an exciting world of gaming with Ster-Kinekor Entertainment and PlayStation at the Rand Show.
    Rand Show visitors can immerse themselves in the multiple universes of LEGO video games, including LEGO Marvel’s Avengers, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and LEGO Worlds, a multiplayer...

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    WHO KNEW SCIENCE & TECH COULD BE THIS FUN?
    Anyone with a thirst for knowledge and a love of all things to do with science and technology shouldn’t miss a visit to the Rand Show’s Science & Technology hall, where families will enjoy hours of exploring and learning together.
    Here’s what’s in store for visitors to the Rand Show’s Science & Technology hall, from 14-23...

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    A-maze-ing prehistoric dino fun in the Science & Tech hall at the Rand Show
    This year at the Rand Show, the DST-NRF Palaeosciences Centre of Excellence and the University of the Witwatersrand Evolutionary Studies Institute is creating a maze.
    Not one like that of the ancient Greeks that was inhabited by a half-human, half-bull creature called the Minotaur, and which...

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    Get nutty about science in “The Magic of Science” at the Rand Show 2017
    International science education brand the Nutty Scientists brings a new interactive science show full of magical reactions and explosive fun to the Rand Show 2017.
    From 14-23 April 2017, there’s going to be a great deal of oohing and aahing when the Nutty Scientists present a marvellous science show on...

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    Mr and Miss Rand Show 2017 add sparkle to Rand Show closing day
    The gorgeous guys and gals competing in Mr and Miss Rand Show 2017 will ensure that the final day of this year’s Rand Show is full of glitz and glamour.
    The contestants of Mr and Miss Rand Show will hit the Rand Show runway at the Showtime Stage from 12h00 on Sunday, 23 April, wearing their best evening...