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The South African National Parks (SANParks) is proud to announce the first annual FNB Golden Classics at Golden Gate Highlands National Park set to take place from 08 – 10 December 2017.  This is going to be an iconic annual event not only for Golden Gate but for South African National Parks and is central to the strategy of attracting new markets to the Golden Gate National Park.

“The headline sponsor is FNB, followed by South African Tourism, Total SA and MTN;  with partners of this calibre endorsing the event, we look forward to the event being a staple on the‘must do list’ for South Africans,” says Managing Executive Tourism, Marketing and Communications, Ms Hapiloe Sello.

The three day weekend event will open with a jazz event with Gloria Bosman, Timothy Moloi and a Jazz Trio on Friday, 08 December.  The headline event held on Saturday, 09 December with the breath-taking Brandwag in the background, will be an evening under the stars with an open air Opera performance under the maluti mountain skies. 

The concert will feature Given Nkosi (tenor) and Kelebogile Besong (spinto soprano) accompanied by the Free State Symphony Orchestra and conducted and arranged by Kultwano Masote.

Packages are now on sale and range from R3900 for an individual to R6500 for two people sharing. Tickets include two nights’ accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis from Friday evening through to Sunday morning.  

They also include the Friday evening jazz event, the Saturday evening classical performance as well as shuttles between the various hotels and performance venues.  Activities and items of a personal nature are not included in the ticket prices.