South Africa is a land of cultural and social diversity. So you can be certain that there is something for everyone. Here are some of the unique cultural events that tourists can enjoy every year.

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Knysna Oyster Festival

Undoubtedly one of the most popular events in the country, this festival has been organized every winter since 1983. The entire family can indulge in a combination of good food, especially the oysters, and adventurous sports like paddling, soccer, mountain biking, etc.

Cape Town International Jazz Festival

This annual festival hosts not only concerts, but training and workshop by local and world-renowned musicians. It is organized to benefit the jazz music industry as well as the community.

Cape Carnival

This festival which is celebrated on January 2 every year is celebrated with extravaganza on the streets of Cape Town. The whole festival is organized around a theme, which is different every year. Street DJs and parties, street performer and floats are a few of the many attractions.