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Mandela Day – Help Us To Help Out!
Posted by: TravisLyle - June 19, 2019

Every year on Mandela Day, our team get out into the world and spend a day making a difference by identifying a cause or project that could use our help. In 2017, we headed to Roeland Street in Cape Town and assisted a food garden – Read More

Spark Grants 2019 – Applications Open!
Posted by: TravisLyle - May 29, 2019

Our Spark Grants are now in their 3rd year – and applications for the 2019 cycle are now open! What are Spark Grants? Designed to kickstart projects that positively benefit communities across South Africa, the grants exist to bring the principles that inform AfrikaBurn alive – Read More

2020 Clan Callout
Posted by: TravisLyle - May 17, 2019

  Since the first Tankwa Town, our San Clan effigy project has been championed and interpreted by different artists each year, with this creating a diverse range of Clan structures in both expression and experiences through the years. We’ve had spider Clans, robot bunnies, and – Read More

2020 Theme Callout
Posted by: TravisLyle - May 17, 2019

  Tribe, Power, Time, Dream, Stof, Mirage, Archetypes, The Trickster, The Gift, X, Play, Working Title, Ephemeropolis… and then came 2020. What will the theme be for next year’s main event? Ah – that’s up to you and your suggestions, actually. Some love it, some – Read More

Our 2019 Survey is here!
Posted by: TravisLyle - May 15, 2019

It would be true to say that there isn’t one AfrikaBurn experience – rather, there are as many as there are participants in Tankwa Town, and every person will see and experience a different event, depending on their engagement in the experiment, or the road – Read More


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