Grade 9s who inhale deodorant, teenagers who are dependent on taking acid (LSD) or ecstasy to have a good night out, and weed-addicted individuals…These people were brave enough to speak openly on the issue and I only hope that it serves as an eye-opener for both parents and people who are caught up in the drug sub-culture
VIDEO: As a build-up to Heritage month to be held in Durban in September, Pietermaritzburg hosted a cultural heritage parade. The aim was to identify various cultural youth groups in the area and bring together the diverse cultures of our country. It is hoped that this pilot project will become an annual event that Pietermaritzburg will host in 2010.
VIDEO: Ancient Southern Indian temple dancers recorded in stone at sacred temples come to life as award winning dancer – Dr Anita Shanmuganathan and her team of husband and wife perform in front of the High Commissioner of India and other distinguished guests in an event held in Durban. Dr Anita Shanmuganathan earned a National Award for Best Dancer in India as well as the Tamil title “Bharatanatya Pracharamani” in 2002. Today she is one of the world’s most renowned spiritual dancers.
VIDEO: Interview with Bryan Crumpler. Bryan Crumpler was destined to be a football player until he was given an old clarinet as a gift at age 12. He took to the instrument with an open breath and has since performed all over the world, as well as for royalty – including the king and queen of Belgium.
Multimedia is fast becoming the ‘in thing’ in the South African media industry. Media organisations that offer online content in the form of videos, podcasts and slideshows on their websites are getting a lot more traffic than those that simply regurgitate text stories with a couple of photographs.