What’s cooking this year at the
Taste of Tzaneen?
Things are now reaching boiling point at the IINFO Office in Tzaneen where the super exiting line up for this year’s Taste of Tzaneen has been finalized!
This annual event will again be presented by Iinfo Events and hosted at Fairview Hotel in Tzaneen, from Thursday 31 October to Saturday 2 November 2019.
The programme is loaded with a great variety of exhibitions, live performances, theatre, entertainment, discussion platforms, interviews, demonstrations, competitions, the very popular food theatre, wine, gin and craft beer tastings, delicatessen, cheese, clothing and jewellery, interior and exterior décor, live music and much more !
Highlights this year include the following:
The opening ceremony of the Taste of Tzaneen 2019, a summer ball, which will comprise of a cocktail dinner and dance, will follow the formalities of the awards evening, and everyone will be able to socialize and enjoy the rest of the evening in a festive spirit. This not to be missed event will be held in conjunction with the Tzaneen Community Forum, who will also be presenting their Heroes of Hope Awards. The evening will be filled with fun and a magical line up of performances and entertainment, including the beautiful African vocalist – Ntsikwane, Maak my Famous runner up -Bernice West, Cabaret Artist and MC of the evening -Godfrey Johnson and The Black Ties, who will all provide the entertainment to which you can dance or just enjoy the evening – all about celebrating our beautiful Limpopo Province. Tickets are R500 per person and the dress is Formal/Traditional/Ketso.
The SA Chefs Limpopo Committee will be hosting the Taste of Tzaneen senior and junior chefs’ competitions, running the food theatre and prepare various mouth-watering street food options and platters! A whole culinary experience can be expected this year at the Food Court during the Taste of Tzaneen.
“The Generals Evening”, with Roger Webster, a well-known historian, writer and radio presenter will share his most interesting knowledge about the Anglo Boer War, the Boer Generals and the rich history of the Anglo Boer War in our area, which will also be a most enriching experience.
Then a panel discussion with the well-known Chris Burgess from Landbouweeklblad, and other high-profile stakeholders in our province, including farmers, ministers and businesspeople will be held on Friday afternoon at 14h00, discussing the topic of Agriculture in the Mopani District.
A pre-book launch and book review by the very talented writer Michele Meyer, will be conducted by Godfrey Johnson from the Urban Craft Magazine, where after me Meyer will also read parts of her beautiful prose to visitors who have an interest in fine literature.
Other highlights on the open stage on Friday will include Choir Mania, where local and school Choirs will show their talent. Performances later in the day on the open stage will be by Bernice West, Hanco, Martin Bester and the Black Ties.
On Friday guests can also book tickets for productions in the Limpopo Theatre Hall, the Classical Violin Dialogue by Zanta Hofmeyr, Miro Chakaryan and pianist Olive Sands, Oesjaar with Jannie du Toit, Helena Bester will be paying a tribute to late Greek Singer Nana Mouskouri and then the evening will heat up with a musical performance by Andre Schwarz, Comedian pair Jan van Vuuren and Tats Nkonzo, and will end with Godfrey Johnson in Cabaret.
On Saturday morning on the open stage Florence & Watson and the Sugarbush Mouse will entertain the kiddies, followed by Hanco and local DJ’s.
The vibe next to the Rotary Beer Garden and the open stage will be rounded off by the Midas Vintage Car exhibition, and the Lions Potjiekos Competition which starts at 10h00 on Saturday morning
The SAVF lady’s tea, with Mariette Loubsher – who will be performing her comedy at 10h30 on Saturday morning – Wanneer trou jy… will offer lots of fun and laughter for the ladies and offer the opportunity to also raise funding for the organization.
The lady’s tea will be followed by the ever so popular children’s theatre production Liewe Heksie, and the showstopper comedy – Groet die Grotman by Lefra productions on Saturday evening at 20h00.
To end off this wonderful line up an afterparty by More2Life events will host performing artist in the afternoon the stage will be rocking with performances by The Bottomless Coffee Band, Roan Ash, Lebb Simons, Omee Otis and Tee Cee & Co in the Golden circle – on the open stage. Mixed contemporary music and chesa nyama platters will set the perfect atmosphere to end of the Taste of Tzaneen 2019.
Entry fees will be:
Thursday – Free entry
9h00 – 18h00
Adults R 50.00 / Children free
9h00 – 18h00
Adults R 50.00 / Children free
after 18h00 adults R 150.00
Free gate entry with tickets bought online for shows…
Tickets can be bought online, Quicket (recommended), or at the entrance on the day
For more information contact:
Iinfo events coordinator
Anne French 063 199 1262 or