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National Arts Festival Jobs 2015

Applications are now open for Temporary positions for the National Arts Festival which takes place from 2 to 12 July 2015.
Application forms are available from the Monument or at Makana Tourism or you can request a digital copy by emailing staff@nationalartsfestival.co.za

Molo Makana / Welcome to Makana

The City of Grahamstown together with the nearby towns of Alicedale and Riebeeck East and the quaint villages of Fort Brown, Salem, Seven Fountains and Sidbury make up the Makana Municipality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. French Text German Text


This region also forms part of the popular Frontier Country route - so named because it was literally the 19th century frontier between the British Cape Colony and the Xhosa territories.  It was the scene of first contact, cultural clashes, confusion and, inevitably, conflict.  Much of what happened here set the tone for South Africa's turbulent multi-cultural history.

Fast gaining in popularity, our small part of the world offers visitors easy access to the unspoilt beaches of the Sunshine Coast and premier game reserves in a malaria -and bilharzia-free environment. View the Big 5, enjoy our spectacularly rugged scenery, immerse yourself in our rich history and enjoy our warm hospitality!

Featured Accommodation on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Kariega Game Reserve Main Lodge
    This malaria-free "Big 5" Private Game Reserve incorporates constrasting riverine, bushveld and grassland eco-systems and is bordered by the picturesque Kariega and Bushmans Rivers.
  • Hilton House
    Hilton House is a B&B, which also offers self catering facilities, on the farm Hilton. It is situated 20km north of Grahamstown on the R350 to Bedford. It is a 15min drive on 11km of tar & 9km of good gravel. We are proudly graded 2 Pineapples by the Grahamstown Hospitality Guild.
  • 28 Stones Hill B and B
    The Guest House offers the discerning traveller beautiful vistas and hospitality with the personal touch. All the modern conveniences are provided in these 5 double-en-suite, beautiful and stylishly appointed rooms, which each boast their own kitchenette. Situated just outside Grahamstown on the R67 to Port Alfred, our guests enjoy the peace and tranquility of the mountains and are afforded all of the city's conveniences only 7 kms away.
  • Bucklands Private Game Reserve
    Bucklands Private Game Reserve is a family run and owned reserve situated just 40km outside of Grahamstown.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Fables Bookshop
    Used bookshop specialising in collectables and Africana.
  • National Arts Festival
    Grahamstown has been associated with carnivals and festivals for more than 180 years as British immigrants established the tradition of celebrating landmark anniversaries on a grand scale. When a movement gained ground last century to erect a memorial to these pioneers it was agreed that it should be a “living” monument presenting festivals, conferences and other gatherings and so the National Arts Festival was born.

EC Talent Search 2015

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For more info contact: 043 704 7545

Cinema Under the Stars

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