Creative Cape Town

Creative Cape Town toolkits to launch in 2014

CCT Toolkits

2014 will see the launch of a series of easy-to-use toolkits on the Creative Cape Town website, aimed at providing practical advice to local creatives wishing to start their own business. Continued…

December 4, 2013

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Crowdsourced Creative Week Cape Town planned for September

An image from Open Streets Observatory, May 2013. Photo by Lisa Burnell

Cape Town’s annual celebration of creativity, innovation and culture is fast approaching (14-22 September) and Capetonians are invited to turn the city inside out during the fourth annual Creative Week Cape Town 2013. Continued…

August 13, 2013

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Shortlisted for World Design Capital 2014

Cape Town Partnership World Design Capital

As part of supporting the build-up to Cape Town’s year as World Design Capital 2014, the Cape Town Partnership didn’t just encourage others to submit their big ideas and projects to be part of the official programme. We also submitted ten of our own, which we believed could add depth and breadth to the 2014 series of events. Here are the five proposals that have made the first cut and are shortlisted. Continued…

July 1, 2013

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The Cape Town Partnership joins forces with Creative Nestlings

Dillion Phiri and Lunga Mateta of Creative Nestlings

The Cape Town Partnership has announced that it will be supporting Creative Nestlings, a platform for showcasing and creating platforms for emerging local designers, artists, filmmakers and photographers and all other forms of creativity, to help support Cape Town’s future creative leaders. Continued…

May 31, 2013

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Video: What does the Cape Town Partnership do?

At the Cape Town Partnership we don’t sell a product, aim to make a profit or provide an easily identifiable service. Rather we work in the arena of possibility, harnessing the power of partnerships and leveraging collaborative relationships to ensure that lasting and positive change is effected in our city. Continued…

November 1, 2012

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Man-made rainbow on Wale Street in the run-up to Creative Week

Rainbow in the City, photo by Guto Bussab

The build-up to Creative Week Cape Town has begun with a surprising and delightful public art installation by artist Michael Elion. Continued…

September 11, 2012

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Creative Cape Town Annual 2010 Launch

Creative Annual Launch 1

The Creative Cape Town Annual 2010 was launched today during Creative Week Cape Town at the new design café, Field Office, in the East City. Continued…

September 30, 2010

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Central City Partners Forum held at 15 on Orange on 21st September

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“Cape Town now has a template for any event”

Thanks to the success of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Cape Town can now go out and pitch confidently for other major projects.

These were the reassuring words of Carola Koblitz, the Cape Town Partnership’s 2010 Project Co-ordinator in the Central City. Continued…

September 22, 2010

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