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What you're saying about the Rand Show

It's been five days of non-stop action since the Rand Show opened its gates on Friday, 18 April... five days of great entertainment and family fun. If you're still deciding whether or not you'll be getting your share of the Rand Show action this year before it all ends on Monday, 28 April, just check out what some of the Rand Show's visitors have had to say about South Africa's biggest consumer show:

Issued by The 2014 Rand Show 24 Apr 2014 10:42

South African short film selected for Cannes

'A Shot at the Big Time,' a short film produced and written by Durban filmmaker and AFDA Durban scriptwriting lecturer, Janet van Eeden has been selected for the Cannes Court Métrage, the short film corner of the official Cannes Festival 2014. It was chosen from over a million entries.

24 Apr 2014 08:23

Ford Mustang to be honoured at the Rand Easter Show

The Ford Mustang, which celebrates its 50th birthday this week, will be honoured at the Classic World of Motoring in Hall 5 at the 2014 Rand Easter Show which opened at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, last weekend.

Issued by The 2014 Rand Show 23 Apr 2014 10:04

Exciting appointment for Mandela International Film Festival

The honorary global ambassador of the 2015 Mandela International Film Festival is Dr Maya Angelou - playwright, producer, director, best-selling author, civil rights activist, educator and historian.

23 Apr 2014 09:36

IAB SA Bookmark Awards moved to February 2015

The Bookmarks Awards are to be relaunched as the IAB Summit & Bookmarks Awards and will be held in February 2015. Its winners will be entered into the annual international IAB Mixx awards in New York in September 2015.

23 Apr 2014 08:41

Intelligence will hamper your progress

In the martial arts, the idea is to either feign a move or catch an opponent by surprise. The problem is that your body often 'telegraphs' what you are about to do - your eyes move to the side just a touch, you hunch your shoulders, your sphincter contracts etc. Although I often talk before I think, I did have a problem with this, and in exasperation my sensei exclaimed, "Stop thinking - your intelligence will just hamper your progress!"

By Sid Peimer 23 Apr 2014 06:45

Windhoek campaign successful at KKNK festival

Earlier this month, Windhoek was one of the premier sponsors at the 20th annual Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK).

22 Apr 2014 14:32

Eventworx looks within

Recently the Eventworx team went a little introspective. We attended an Enneagram workshop, and discovered some spookily accurate personality profiling. We emerged not only more self-aware, but also cognisant of the boundless growth potential of a group saturated with talent, and the optimism and energy required to wring it out.

Issued by Eventworx 22 Apr 2014 11:42

It's action-packed display time in the Rand Show arena

If it's drama and spectacle you're after, there's no better place to be than the Rand Show's main arena. Across the showgrounds, there's top-class entertainment to be had at the Rand Show 2014, and the main arena is no exception. Military displays, emergency rescues, hostage dramas, South Africa's strongest men going head to head... it's all happening in the Rand Show arena.

Issued by The 2014 Rand Show 22 Apr 2014 10:00

Samsung's Inspire Design competition closes next week

Samsung Electronics South Africa's first design talent search programme, Inspire Design closes for entries on 30 April 2014.

22 Apr 2014 09:05

Rock4Rhinos concert in June supported by The Straits

The international group, The Straits, boasting key members of Dire Straits, the band who gave the world Money for Nothing, Sultans of Swing, Brothers in Arms and other worldwide hits, will play one concert at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on 28 June 2014 to support the first Rock4Rhinos event.

22 Apr 2014 08:20

PR-Net: Benefitting from shrinking news rooms

The compound effect of shrinking news rooms and increasingly junior staff replacing expensive seniors at all levels in the media is a threat to quality output and long-term financial success of the industry.

21 Apr 2014 12:23

Mxit is not dead

But where has it been? It turns out that Mxit has been here all along. Mxit launched seven years ago and everyone who had a cell phone, had Mxit.

By Cari Van Wyk 19 Apr 2014 10:41