Hermanus FynArts Festival 2014

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Hermanus FynArts Festival 2014

6-16th June 2014 – Enjoy ten fun-filled days at the Hermanus FynArts Festival.

A jam-packed Hermanus FynArts Festival 2014 program promises to entertain, enlighten, entice, enthrall and excite you!  Don’t leave it till too late to get your tickets for the shows and to book your accommodation in Hermanus.  Last year was a sellout!  Eastbury Cottage, will be offering guests a discount on show tickets, redeemable by voucher at the Hermanus Tourism Bureau, for bookings of 3 nights and longer. Subscribers to our Newsletter will qualify for a discount on bookings of 3 nights and more during June.  Contact us for more information.

Be entertained by the Music and Song, Jazz, Dance, Concerts and recitals:

Hermanus fynarts music 2014

With the Gala Opening Concert http://www.hermanusfynarts.co.za/en/in_performance/concerts/openingconcert, expect to hear some of the most wonderful music ever written performed with fresh energy and feeling by a number of Cape Town’s finest musicians . The varied FynArts Classics program will include Mozart, and a Chopin concerto for strings and piano.  Richard Cock will present Choral songs of Praise, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Friends. The Cape Town Tango Ensemble and Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra promise to get those feet tapping.  Enjoy the Magic of Operetta with Kamal Khan and Angelo Gobbato. For more information about all the musicians, concerts and venues, visit the website.

Be excited by the visual arts:

hermanus fynarts exhibitions

Art Exhibitions, Sculptures on the Cliffs, Ceramicists, Photography, Art workshops and talks, FynArts Art Amble, Quilting, and Glass artists are just a few examples of the visual arts on view and presented. Click on Exhibitition Openings and Opening Times to view the gallery programmes, the FynArts Art Amble and Art in the Synagogue – presented by – Sanlam Private Investments. 

Be enticed by Food and Wine:

Hermanus fynarts food

Get those taste buds tantalized with the FynArts Culinary Challenge, Tour of the Wine Route Art with  Tastings and Blending, Dinners, Breakfasts and Cookery Demos .


Be enlightened by Talks:

Hermanus fynarts talks and demos

From illustrated talks on art, music, photography, writing and specialized subjects as well as readings, we are sure you will find something to of interest.

Be energized by Workshops:

Roll up those sleeves and get involved at hands-on workshops and demonstrations:  Ceramics, Silversmith and Design, Dance, Drawing, Writing Public Speaking, The Art of Leadership, Music, Painting, Children’s activities, Land Art, Fynbos, Origami and a favourite for all…Chocolate.

Enjoy the retro years with vintage films like:  TOP HAT (1935),  ALL ABOUT EVE (1950),  JAILHOUSE ROCK (1957),  THE HORSES MOUTH (1958), HARMONY LANE (1935) and many more!

Hermanus fynarts vintage films

This year there are more than 20 art exhibitions – sculpture, ceramics, painting, photography, quilting and glass - are complemented by music concerts and recitals, workshops and master-classes, tutored wine tastings, pairings and fine dining.

Owner of Eastbury Cottage and local artist, Jenny Bowes Meyer, is the invited artist at the Hermanus Art Circle Exhibition.  this exhibition of local artists will be held in the Village Square building above the Ocean Basket. All are welcome to the opening at 12h00 on Saturday 7th June at the Gallery above the Ocean Basket in the Village Square on the seafront.

Jenny Bowes Meyer Artist

Hout Bay Harbour by Jenny Bowes Meyer on view at the Hermanus Art Circle Exhibtion above the  Ocean Basket.

We’ll keep you posted on the dates for the Hermanus FynArts 2015!

Author: Jenny Bowes Meyer

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