What to look forward to in 2021

What to look forward to in 2021

2020 has taught us many lessons, and one of them is that uncertainty is part of our lives. With the current state of things, it can be difficult to be excited or to plan for events that are scheduled for this year. Nevertheless, we hope that these events will continue to happen and that we will be able to enjoy them. 

UCT’s Summer school

UCT’s Centre for Extra Mural Studies is offering their yearly Summer School again from 11 – 29 January. This is ideal for life-long learners, featuring over 90 courses from a variety of disciplines for a period of three weeks. This year, UCT’s Summer School will happen online, making it possible for participants from around the world to join in. Learn more about El Camino de Santiago, the South African economy or take a language course. To see what’s on offer, have a look at their brochure, and book your spot here


The Cape Town Cycle Tour is envisioned for 14 March 2021. The event organisers are carefully monitoring the Covid-situation and are planning to adapt the race accordingly. Entries for the race will be opening soon. For more information on what the race will look like, visit their website. The Cape Epic is provisioned to occur later this year, 17 – 24 October. 

Toyota US Woordfees

The ever popular Stellenbosch institution, the Woordfees, is scheduled for later in the year, 17 – 24 September. Expect the same exceptional quality of productions, interesting conversations, art, music and much more. More details of the festival will be announced in due course. 

Tokyo Olympics & Tennis 

The Olympic Games are set for 23 July – 8 August, followed by the Paralympic Games from 24 August to 5 September. The world of tennis plans to return with the Australian Open (8 – 21 February), Wimbledon (28 June – 11 July) and the French Open (23 May – 6 June). 

#livestellenbosch #leefstellenbosch #positivity #community #socialcohesion #supportlocal #summerschool #capetowncycletour #woordfees #olympics #tennis 

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Written by C Knoesen

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