10/15/2022 2:00 PM - 10/16/2022 4:30 PM
From 10 - 16 October 2022, Sibikwa Arts Centre presents the Inaugural BODY MOVES International Inclusive Dance Festival for able-bodied and disabled dancers. The Festival includes dancers and dance companies from Ireland, Flanders, Italy and Netherlands, supported by their Embassies, as well as from South Africa and Uganda, supported by the British Council.
For Flanders, Lisi Astaras' Monkey Mind Cie will perform together with SA's Unmute Company during the performances which will take place on 15 and 16 October, from 14:00 to 16:00.
10/2/2022 - 10/8/2022
De Schrijver’s-werf is a project that aims to create a community of writers, poets and theatre-makers who are connected by the Dutch language commonality. This language commonality allows for participants to comprise individuals from a vast range of countries and regions. These countries and regions include but are not limited to the Netherlands, Flanders, Suriname, Aruba, Curaçao, Saint Martin, South Africa, and Namibia.
9/15/2022 7:00 PM
The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra's second concert in the Spring Symphony Season is titled 'A Taste of Belgium'.
The concert takes place on Thursday, 15 September at the Cape Town City Hall at 20:00 and is supported by the Delegation of Flanders in Southern Africa.
Flemish conductor Rik Ghesquière and violinist Jolente De Maeyer will perform August De Boeck’s Violin Concerto with the CPO, who will also perform De Boeck’s Dahameene Rhapsody. The third work to be performed will be Symphony in D minor by César Franck, the Belgian-born composer.
5/31/2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Consulate General of Belgium in Cape Town and Flanders Southern Africa are organising a documentary screening of "Pride is Protest" in the presence of the Flemish director Marieke Dermul on 31 May in Cape Town. The event is organised in the framework of #idahot2022. After the screening, Dermul will engage with journalist Carl Collison and the audience, in a talk led by Khanyisile Phillips. RSVP by 29 May.
5/25/2022 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us on Wednesday 25 May for a screening of the documentary “Pride is Protest!”, followed by reflections on the importance and relevance of the Pride movement in South Africa in a panel discussion and through poetry performances by South African and Swedish poets.
10/20/2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
"Save Sandra" is the Flemish/Belgian film in the European Film Festival - South Africa. A Film about Life, Death and Money…
On Wednesday 20 October (18.00 to 19.00), a live discussion will be held with directors Jan Verheyen and Lien Willaert, together with health and education activist Mark Heywood (editor, Daily Maverick, Citizen). They will discuss the film's topic: a family’s struggles against the pharmaceutical industry to gain access to medicine for their daughter.
With the sustainable development goals towards an inclusive workplace
5/27/2021 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Join us for a seminar on Thursday 27 May 2021 on sustainability & LGBT inclusion: With the sustainable development goals towards an inclusive workplace. This seminar is organised by the Embassy of Belgium, the General Representation of the Government of Flanders and the Belgian Chamber of Commerce for Southern Africa, in partnership with çavaria and the LGBT+ Management Forum.
5/20/2021 - 5/21/2021
The online conference 'In Whose Place?', organised by EUNIC and the School of Architecture and Planning and the History Workshop of Wits - University of the Witwatersrand, will tackle the issue of colonial architecture. It takes place on Thursday 20 May and Friday 21 May.
5/20/2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
You are cordially invited to a webinar hosted by the General Representation of the Government of Flanders/Embassy of Belgium in South Africa in collaboration with the SOGIESC Unit of the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria and the Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender, University of Pretoria.
5/19/2020 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The General Representation of the Government of Flanders, in cooperation with Çavaria and the Centre for Sexualities, AIDS & Gender of the University of Pretoria, organises the webinar on “Queer Resilience in the time of Covid-19”. We will unpack the ways in which these constraints affect the LGBT+ community, and want to offer organisations and individuals a framework of support, with a focus on resilience to get through this crisis.