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8 NOVEMBER 2019

Hazendal Wine Estate is celebrating 320 years since its establishment and 25 years of the Voloshin family ownership with the launch of an initiative to introduce the concept of education through play to children in disadvantaged communities.

Be transported into a world of wonders and magic. Enjoy a spectacular dinner show performed by the South African Circus Arts Academy and College of Magic and complemented by a fine-dining feast and Hazendal’s award-winning wines. A guest MC, an auction of extraordinary experiences and live music entertainment will round off the evening.

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JOIN US FOR A MAGICAL EVENING

On a clear and balmy November night in the Stellenbosch Winelands, just off the Bottelary Road, Hazendal Wine Estate will be transformed into a land of wondrous marvels. We will celebrate 320 years since the establishment of Hazendal and 25 years of the Voloshin family ownership with the launch of an initiative to assist various charities in the greater Cape Town, to bring the concept of education through play to disadvantaged children. Enveloped by an air of magic, Hazendal will be the canvas where young artists from the South African Circus Arts Academy and College of Magic will enchant the esteemed guests, followed by a culinary feast prepared by Executive Chef Michélle Theron and complemented by Hazendal’s premium, award-winning wines. The evening will culminate in an auction of extraordinary experiences.

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DETAILS

DATE

8 NOVEMBER 2019

VENUE

HAZENDAL WINE ESTATE,
BOTTELARY ROAD
STELLENBOSCH

TIME

18:30 FOR 19:00

TIME

R1 800 PER PERSON

DRESS

FORMAL / TRADITIONAL

All donations, including the purchasing of tickets, are tax deductible.
Section 18A donation receipts will be issued upon request.

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SPREADING THE WONDERS

One of the new gems at Hazendal is Wonderdal, an edutainment centre for children aged 5 to 13, the first of its kind in South Africa. Wonderdal combines advanced technological elements and creatively designed spaces, complete with an extensive range of learning resources to teach children in a playful and interactive manner about topics from their school curriculum.

Education and community outreach have always been close to Hazendal’s heart, which was, in part, the motivation behind the development of Wonderdal, one of the new gems at Hazendal. Wonderdal is an Edutainment Centre for Children aged 5 to 13, the first of its kind in Africa. It combines advanced technological elements and creatively designed spaces, complete with an extensive range of learning resources to teach children in a playful and interactive manner about topics from their school curriculum.

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Inspired by Wonderdal, Hazendal has developed an educational program which serves as an important vehicle to enable children and teachers from disadvantaged communities to experience the concept of learning through play. To achieve this, Hazendal has joined forces with the Anna Foundation, founded by Anna Brom, which established 18 afterschool centres reaching over 700 disadvantaged children in the Winelands and the greater Cape Town, to address their educational needs.

Hazendal’s goal is to make some of the wonders of Wonderdal accessible to these children, by capturing the Wonders of Wonderdal in the innovative WonderBox, which consists of portable science kits, plant growing kits and book libraries, as well as other educational games. The program will also involve training educators on how best to use the WonderBox to create an enriching, stimulating and inspiring learning experience for children and teachers alike. Hazendal will use the proceeds from the Benefit Gala Dinner and the auction to provide as many WonderBoxes as possible to children in need.

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