The relatively moderate weather of Johannesburg all round the year, leaves travelers perplexed as to when would it be the best time to holiday in the city. The only criteria to follow while deciding the time of visit should be, following the events calendar of 2012. So a smart traveler who intends to make the most of form the trip, would surely track down the upcoming events before booking flights to Johannesburg. The recent upcoming event as soon as the world’s New Year celebrations commence, is the ‘Chinese New Year, which takes place in February of every year. However, for those who have plans to delay their trip a bit, autumn is a good time to holiday at Johannesburg, as this time many art and music festivals like Johannesburg Art Fair and the HobbyX take place. These big events attract thousands of international visitors to the city.
‘Chinese New Year’ in this city is a massive festivity celebrated to honor family ancestors and the household gods. Airline prices, during this time of the year are high as people from different parts of the world want to spend their holiday enjoying the enthusiastic dragon dance, the tea ceremonies and the Chinese food with traditional recipes. It is celebrated on the day the Chinese solar calendar begins and Johannesburg is the place where it is strongly celebrated. Your family and you can take pleasure in customary dragon dances and procession in the streets which can make your holiday a cherished one.
Chocolate Festival 2012 is on to fascinate children and those with a sweet tooth!
This annual event, called the ‘Chocolate Festival’, is celebrated every March and offers a range of chocolates from White milk to dark and diabetic and also organic chocolates. So, those of you who have already been smart and have booked cheap flights to Johannesburg in the month of March should pay a visit to Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. This is a festival for all with the amazing chocolate dishes satisfying the taste buds of all and diamonds and make up services attracting the women. The younger ones are sure to have a good time as in addition to the chocolates, the fairyland with the magicians, musicians and puppet shows will be all set to give them a pleasurable experience. Visitors may also join enlightening workshops, informing about risks of obesity and how to Deal with Diabetes.
FNB Dance Umbrella which is another event held in the city stages modern dance performances and showcases new and exciting dance forms from artist of South Africa and international level. The art fair and the Hobby X, in April can be a reason for anyone to land here with their families and friends for making that dream holiday come true with cheap airfares making it not too heavy on their pockets. Keen gardeners have something piled up at Johannesburg in April/May. This is the Gardenex which features events, talk shows, workshops and horticultural displays. September and October celebrates the gay and lesbian culture with the world famous gay pride march and the South African gay and lesbian film festival, leaving all visitors fascinated watching the high spirits of gay and lesbian community.
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