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Saturday, May 27, 2017


The Royal Show is playing host to the Royal India Pavilion in Halls 3 and 4 at the Royal Showgrounds in Pietermaritzburg from May 26 to June 4.

Visitors will get the chance to experience and understand the radiant colours, style and design of the Indian subcontinent. They will also be able to learn about Indian culture, taste Indian food, and explore the music and textiles of the region.

“We are bringing India to you and take India to the world,” said organisers, Sisonke Events, “creating a clear understanding and vision for a better business achievement for both countries.”

They also hope to increase tourism, encourage entrepreneurship and understanding of the international market and the demands of consumers and businesses.

Manufacturers, designers, sculptures and artists from both North and South India will be showcased in the Pavilion. Check out the latest Bollywood fashion and style, stone and wood items, cosmetic jewellery, natural stone ornaments, and more.

Entry to the Royal Show costs R65 (R40 children under 12 and pensioners), R40 for everyone on May 31 and R50 on June 2. Tagged as Super Friday, the halls will remain open until 20h30 and the funfair will provide unlimited rides between 17h00 and 19h00 for R150.