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Free Youth Day extravaganza for the whole family

Looking for something to do with the family this Youth Day public holiday? Look no further as Cape Town’s very own social circuses, Zip Zap, Actionarte and Sisonke come together to entertain the crowds at the Spier Shed (next to Stellenbosch Waldorf School off Annandale Road), Stellenbosch on Tuesday, 16 June 2015.

Portia’s journey with Zip Zap

Portia Kewana, an inspiring woman who has toured the world with her own circus act.When Nonkosi Mbula started working as a housekeeper for Zip Zap founder Brent van Rensburg 20 years ago, she never dreamt that her daughter Portia would one day have a circus act of her own and tour the globe with it!

Gala fundraiser sheds light on children with autism

One hundred and ten compassionate Capetonians attended the annual SNAP Autism Ball gala fundraiser this past weekend at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands to support and raise awareness for children diagnosed with autism. Four talented performers from Zip Zap wowed the crowd with incredible acrobatics and comedy which resonated with this year’s theme, ‘extra-ordinary’, emphasising that children with autism can become quite extra-ordinary with the right intervention.