Mangaung African Cultural Festival (MACUFE)

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Country and Region South AfricaFree State
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Festival Contact Information

Mangaung African Cultural Festival (MACUFE)
Sand Du Plessis Theatre Complex
12 First Avenue
9301 Bloemfontein, Free State
South Africa
Phone: (27) 51-447-7771
Fax: (27) 51-430-5523

Festival Description

The Mangaung African Cultural Festival (MACUFE) is one of South Africa’s most prominent nationalarts extravaganzas. Launched in 1997 and staged annually in Bloemfontein, MACUFE is an initiative of the Department of Sports, Arts, Culture, Science and Technology of the Free State province. Renowned as South Africa’s only ‘true African festival’ and titled the biggest arts and cultural showcase of its kind on the continent, MACUFE focuses internationally rather than locally and offers a home to the vast range of cultural groups represented in Africa.

Festival Dates October 1 - 9, 2011
Festival Links

Practical Info:

  • Online
  • In Person
    Tickets for events at MACUFE 2005 are available at three Pacofs Ticketing Points in Bloemfontein:

    • City Central 
Sand Du Plessis Theatre Complex (St Andrew Street entrance)
      Phone: (27) 51-447-7772
    • City North West
Mimosa Mall Info Kiosk
corner Nelson Mandela and Parfitt Avenues, Brandwag
      Phone: (27) 51-444-6914
    • City North
Izami Florist
corner Milner and Waverley Streets, Bayswater
      Phone: (27) 51-436-1489
      How to get there:
  • Bloemfontein is located 410 km south of Johannesburg and connected with highways and top quality tarmac roads to and from all urban centres.

  • By Train
    FUN TRAIN TO MACUFE 2005: Complete Travel Package Information, and Terms and Conditions.

    Booking and Reservations
  • By Phone Computicket Call Centre (27) 83-915-8000, or (27) 11-340-8000

  • Online
  • In Person At any Computicket outlet nationally By Plane Bloemfontein Airport serves domestic flights to and from all major cities. Airport Enquiries, Airport’s Company: 051-4332001 Arrivals and Departure: (27) 51-4331482


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