November 20 to December 19, 2014
Children of War: Broken Childhood exhibition
In partnership with Constitution Hill and the United Nations Information Centre, we invite you to an exhibition entitled “Children of War: Broken Childhood”. This is a compelling photographic exhibition that raises awareness of the estimated 300,000 children involved in more than 30 conflicts around the world. The exhibit was jointly produced by Leora Kahn of the NGO Proof: Media for Social Justice and the Office of the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict.
Dates: Opens at 18:00 on Nov 20 and runs until Dec 19, 2014
Opening hours: Mon-Fri from 9:00 to 17:00, Sat & Sun from 10:00 to 15:00
Venue: The Old Fort Mess Hall, Constitution Hill, 11 Kotze Street, Johannesburg
November 27, 2014
Film screening of Rebelle
In partnership with Constitution Hill, we invite you to the screening of the multiple award-winning Canadian film Rebelle by Kim Nguyen. Nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 2013 Academy Awards, Rebelle is a drama about Komona, a 14 year old girl who tells her unborn child the story of how she became a rebel. It all began when she was 12; kidnapped by a rebel army, she was forced to carry a AK 47 and kill. Her only escape and friend is Magician, a 15 year old boy who wants to marry her. Despite the horrors and daily grind of war, Komona and Magician fall in love. Film screening courtesy of Item 7.
Date: Nov 27, 2014
Venue: The Boiler Room, Old Fort, Constitution Hill, 11 Kotze Street, Johannesburg
November 29 & 30, 2014
Education in Canada at Campus Abroad Education Fair in Mauritius
Interested in studying abroad? Talk to us about your options in Canada. The High Commission will be at the Campus Abroad Education Fair in Mauritius on November 29 and 30. Our representatives will also be there to answer any question you may have about visa application procedures.
Dates: Nov 29-30, 2014
Time: 10:00 to 17:00
Venue: Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Caudan Waterfont, Port Louis
March 17 to 22, 2015
Michael Bublé in South Africa
South Africa’s favourite crooner, Canadian singer Michael Bublé returns in 2015. After his sold-out concerts in 2012, the multiple-Grammy Award winner will perform a series of concerts in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg in March 2015. Book early to avoid disappointment!