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Modeparade oortref

 

Modeparade oortref verwagtinge

 

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OUDTSHOORN NUUS - Die eerste en langverwagte Chic Classical Couture modeparade wat Saterdag by Jamstreet aangebied is het alle verwagtinge oortref en bykans elke sitplek was vol.

Mede-eienaar van Jamstreet Danie du Plessis het Woensdag gesê dat hulle hoog in hulle skik is met die ondersteuning van die unieke geleentheid. "Ons het groot kostes aangegaan, maar dit was die moeite werd. Die water is getoets en daar is beslis potensiaal vir die jaarlikse aanbieding van so 'n spoggeleentheid."

Hy sê dat hulle baie lesse geleer het en dat almal wat betrokke was by die reëlings aangedui het dat hulle graag weer in 2013 betrokke sal wil wees. " Hierdie gaan 'n geleentheid word waar Oudtshoorn op 'n ander terrein kan pronk en volgende jaar s'n gaan nog groter en beter wees," het Du Plessis voorspel.

Die bekende Kaapse ontwerper, Jacques Lagrange, wat net by spesiale geleenthede sy ontwerpe vertoon en wie se reeks uitsluitlik vir die modeparade ontwerp is het homself ook reeds verbind tot 2013 se modeparade en so ook Ruald Rheeder, wat bevestig het dat hy vir die 2013 geleentheid 'n mans- en damesreeks na Oudtshoorn gaan bring.

Plaaslike ontwerper Sandra Marais, het haar ook reeds verbind. Tydens die modeparade is van plaaslike dames en mans as modelle gebruik gemaak. Jacques Lagrange het die internasionale model, Nina Michael, saamgebring om van sy ontwerpe op die loopplank te vertoon.

Volgens Du Plessis is 'n komitee reeds in die lewe geroep om te beplan aan volgende jaar se Karoo Sjiek Mode Extravanza. Details oor die projek word binnekort in die pers bekendgemaak.

Tien ontwerpers gaan genooi word en volstruis as mode artikel gaan baie prominent figureer terwyl van Suid-Afrika se bekendste sangers ook by die geleentheid gaan optree.

ARTIKEL: HANNES VISSER, OUDTSHOORN COURANT-REDAKTEUR

   

classical music and the latest fashion

PRESS RELEASE:   The Klein Karoo, a creative venue, a ramp, classical music and the latest fashion - the elements of an unforgettable show!!!

 

 

During the fourth Klein Karoo Klassique which takes place from 9-12 August in Oudtshoorn the Jamstreet Farm hosts 4 shows amongst them the first for the festival namely the Chic Classical Couture Fashion Show. " We want to combine classical music with couture and fashion and add a creative show to the festival," says co-owner of the Jamstreet Farm, Danie du Plessis. The Chic Classical Couture Show promises to showcase the best of South Africa's fashion.

 

Four different collections will be on the ramp. First OUR WARDROBE, which is South Africa's premier, on-line, luxury fashion store, offering ladies unprecedented access to borrow or buy local and international designer wear. The borrow option will revolutionise the way you shop for those special occasions. It's the convenient and smart way to look fabulous without the hefty price tag. Here, you will find the perfect dress for weddings, black tie events, the races and school dances from top designers such as Gavin Rajah, Catherine Moore, Rosenwerth, Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabana and many more.

 

Secondly RUALD RHEEDER, a Klein Karoo native, started his fashion career designing for various labels and designers and thereafter launched his own signature line. The Ruald Rheeder label has gained tremendous success and popularity and has become one of the best selling men's labels at YDE and has recently won the coveted Best New Designer award at the 2011 YDE fashion awards.

 

Thirdly garments of Klein Karoo International's Leather Division will be show cased.

 

Lastly couturier Jacques Lagrange completed his studies at the South African Academy of Clothing Technology in 1995, after which he worked for Errol Arendz. Jacques has dressed some of South Africa's most loved celebrities and has built up a select couture client base over the years, both locally and internationally. He is referred to as the Valentino of South Africa.

 

The fashion show will take place in the creative Jamstreet Plaasteater, wine and light refreshments are included in the price. Between the different collections live classical music will be performed and a surprise performance by much loved soprano Zanne Stapelberg will undoubtedly be a highlight of this show.

 

The show starts at 11:30 on Saturday 11 August 2012 and tickets are available from Computicket @ R150.00.

 

The Jamstreet Farm is just outside Oudtshoorn and also hosts Charl du Plessis, Sterling EQ, The Gugulethu Tenors and Zanne Stapelberg and Minette du Toit-Pearce in Hartstog.

 

 

 

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MEDIAVRYSTELLING: Die Klein Karoo, 'n kreatiewe venue, 'n loopplank, klassieke musiek en die nuutste modes - elemente van 'n onvergeetlike ervaring!!!

 

 

 

 

 

Gedurende die vierde Klein Karoo Klassique Fees wat plaasvind vanaf 9-12 Augustus in Oudtshoorn speel die Jamstreet Plaas net buite Oudtshoorn gasheer vir 4 opvoerings waaronder 'n eerste by die fees die Chic Classical Couture Modeparade. "Ons gaan klassieke musiek met couture kombineer en so 'n nuwe faset tot die fees voeg, sê Danie du Plessis, mede-eienaar van Jamstreet. Die modeparade gaan ongetwyfeld van die beste in die Suid-Afrikaanse mode wêreld ten toon stel.

 

Vier verskillende reekse word vertoon. Eerstens OUR WARDROBE, wat Suid-Afrika se kraakvars gesogte, aanlyn luukse modewinkel is, wat dames toegang bied om plaaslike en internasionale ontwerpers se klere te koop of te leen. Die leen opsie gaan die wyse waarop dames items aanskaf vir spesiale geleenthede drasties verander. Dit is die gemaklike en treffende manier om pragtig te lyk sonder 'n duur prys. Hier sal jy die perfekte rok vind vir troues en funksies van ontwerpers soos Gavin Rajah, Catherine Moore, Rosenwerth, Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabana and baie meer.

 

Tweedens RUALD RHEEDER, 'n boorling van die Klein Karoo, wie se naam al hoe meer in ontwerperkringe gehoor word. Sewe jaar nadat Ruald Rheeder se droomloopbaan begin het, het hy sy eie, onafhanklike handelsmerk en staan die toekenning as YDE se belowendste ontwerper 2011 op sy rak. Hy beskryf sy styl as sjiek en gemaklik.

 

Derdens word die Klein Karoo Internasionaal se Leerafdeling se kledingstukke ten toon gestel.

 

Laastens stel die couturier JACQUES LAGRANGE sy ontwerpe ten toon. Hy het sy studies by die South African Academy of Clothing Technology in 1995 voltooi en daarna by Errol Arendz gewerk. Jacques ontwerp vir van Suid-Afrika se mees geliefde glanspersoonlikhede en het oor die jare 'n breë kliënte basis plaaslik en internasionaal opgebou. Daar word soms na hom verwys as die Valentino van Suid-Afrika.

 

Die Chic Classical Couture Modeparade vind op Saterdag 11 Augustus om 11:30 in die kreatiewe Jamstreet Plaasteater plaas. 'n Glasie wyn en ligte verversings is ingesluit. Tussen die verskillende ontwerpers se reekse op die loopplank word klassieke musiek aangebied waaronder 'n optrede deur die geliefde sopraan, Zanne Stapelberg wat beloof om 'n onvergeetlik te wees.

 

Die modeparade begin om 11:30 op Saterdag 11 Augustus 2012 en kaartjies is beskikbaar by Computicket @ R150.00

 

Die Jamstreet Plaas is net buite Oudtshoorn en speel ook gasheer vir Charl du Plessis, Sterling EQ, die Gugulethu Tenore en Zanne Stapelberg en Minette du Toit-Pearce in Hartstog.

 

 

 

 

 

   

Carnival in Rio

Carnival in Rio

THE titlE OF champion is enough! There is no special prize for the winner. However, the celebrations, dancing, colour and mirth, thousands and thousands of ostrich feathers and long days of fun and music make the street carnivals of South America an unforgettable experience.

   For thousands of years people have been adorning themselves and dancing to pay tribute to their gods. This is also the reason why the Roman Catholic Church recognises the world-renowned Rio Street Carnival as an official celebration that takes place 40 days before the fast which precedes Easter.

   “Since Samba schools strive to perform better year after year, no one will dare to wear the same costume twice.  After all, every Samba school wants to be known as the champion.”

   According to Joao Rodolfo Maurer Thomi, who is involved in the feather trade, the Rio Street Carnival started simply in response to a need to dance and celebrate with Samba music, and thereafter became a tradition.

   “Every neighbourhood has its own Samba club to which various Samba schools belong. Over the years the schools structured themselves into a Samba league, as in the case of soccer teams, says Joao.

   Besides the top league, there are another four levels of competition. The 14 best and most traditional schools always compete in the top league.

   While the lower leagues’ dancing schools participate in the carnival during the week, the top league’s spectacle is reserved for Sunday and Monday – seven schools per day. Each Samba school has around 4 000 members who participate in the street carnival with six decorated floats.

   The Samba schools’ music, costumes, the rhythm of the parade, the instruments, floats and the organisation of the schools are weighed up against each other.  Most costumes are discarded after the annual parade because they become tatty after all the jumping about and perspiration. After all, who wants to compete for the grand champion title in a second-hand costume?

Wednesday signals the end of the road for finalists when the champion is named for each league. As with sport, the weakest school in each league is shifted to a lower league. The winners of each league will, during the course of the next year, have an opportunity to perform at special occasions.

   “Although most participants are locals, there is an increasing number of tourists each year who purchase costumes and are allowed to join the parade. One reason for this is that the carnival is becoming more spectacular and fascinating every year, says Joao.

   All participants in the top league – for which everyone aims – are paid at national and provincial level by the government for their contribution to the tourism industry.

   “After all, hasn’t this, for centuries, been one of the best-known festivals in the world?” asked Joao.

 

CARNIVAL IN SAO PAULO AND BAHIA

Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, has also climbed on the bandwagon and is now staging a gigantic carnival, similar to the one in Rio. However, Joao is of the opinion that the Rio Carnival, given its magnificent Samba tradition, is and will remain the biggest.

   The best-known carnivals in other cities such as Salvador in Bahia are quite different, says Joao. They close off their main street along the shore while thousands of people follow the rhythmic music of the music-wagon - the trio-electrico.

   For more than five days the floats follow one another endlessly along the streets. Young people from Brazil like to attend the five-day party to the beat of genuine Bahia sounds which do not allow you to pause for a moment.

   As the world leader in the ostrich industry, Klein Karoo’s ostrich feathers have for decades been an artistic feature at carnivals across the world.

 

Carnival Rio 17

   

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