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Celebrate Emperors Palace’s 15th birthday with mind-blowing entertainment!

24 October 2013

From side-splitting comedy shows and action packed boxing to an authentic Portuguese Festival and the spectacular Garden of Lights, Emperors Palace won’t disappoint during the last few months of 2013 as the resort celebrates its 15th birthday.

mperors Palace will kick off its 15th birthday celebrations with over the top costumes and popular rock ballads in Rocking the Ages! The show, guaranteed to strike the perfect chord for an evening filled with musical rhapsody, will be performed in 64 LIVE in the Entertainment Emporium from 11 October. Rocking the Ages! is poised to be one of the year’s greatest, high-energy productions of melody and movement. Tickets are R140 per person and can be purchased at the door, or through or on 011 928 1297/1213. Winners Circle discounts apply and no under 12’s will be permitted.

Greek singing phenomenon, George Dalaras, will perform in the Centre Court on 20 October to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the SAHETI School. Dalaras will captivate the audience with his greatest hits and will be joined on stage by supporting artist, Melina Aslanidou. Tickets are priced from R600 per person and the show will start at 17h30. For bookings, contact Africa Pacific Promotions on 011 788 7514 or 011 788 7693, or visit

Audiences can look forward to a brand new farce all the way from London’s West End. Ray Cooney’s Funny Money has been expertly translated into Afrikaans for My Vrou se Man se Lyk se Tas and will be performed in the Theatre of Marcellus from 15 - 27 October. The show will be performed from Tuesdays to Saturdays at 19h30, with matinee shows on Saturdays and Sundays at 14h30. Tickets are priced from R125 per person. Dinner, show and stay packages are available.

Sexy Magic is an exciting comedy magic show for the ladies presented by illusionist, Vicus Cruywagen from 16 October. Hilarious magic routines will ensure an unforgettable roller coaster ride into a world of unique magic. The show will be performed every Wednesday in the Odeon Showbar at 20h00. Tickets are R50 per lady and can be purchased at the door. No under 18’s permitted, and entry for men is from 21h00.

From 24 to 27 October, @thePark at Emperors Palace will be transformed into a Portuguese wonderland celebrating authentic Portuguese culture. A Festa Portguesa will boast open-air markets, an array of food and traditional ingredients, olives, wine, live music, entertainment, fado and rancho sessions, beauty pageants, dance acts and its very own Brazilian-styled carnival. Tickets are R75 per adult and R40 for students, children and pensioners. Gates open at 12h00 on 24 and 25 October, and at 09h00 on 26 and 27 October.

Multiple award winners, Emile Minnie and Godfrey Johnson will present the hilarious Duelling Pianos at the Odeon Showbar from 1 November. Duelling Pianos is perfect for special occasions or a group of friends looking for an entertaining night out. The interactive show is also ideal for corporate year-end functions as it encourages audience participation. The show will be performed at 20h00 on Fridays and Saturdays until 28 December. Tickets are R40 per person and can be purchased at the door. No under 18’s permitted.

Morning Melodies will be brought to audiences by the Duelling Piano’s creators, Emile and Godfrey. From 5 November the talented duo will kick start your day with a programme of comedic and musical virtuosity. With clicking fingers and tapping feet, these versatile artists will amuse and entertain audience members with original songs and the work of Piaf, Coward, Lehrer and many more. The show will be performed in the Odeon Showbar at 11h00 from Mondays to Fridays. Tickets are R40 per person and can be purchased at the door.

South African darlings of the cabaret stage and creators of Duelling Pianos and Morning Melodies, Emile and Godfrey will be joining forces to bring audiences an evening of fun, humour and fabulous songs in Disco Sixties to Naughties. The award winning duo will perform raucous hits from the sixties to the naughties with just a piano, a clarinet and a wine glass for percussion. The show will be performed at 20h00 every Thursday from 7 November in the Odeon Showbar. Tickets are R40 per person and can be purchased at the door. No under 18’s permitted.

Comedy heavyweight, TOL A$$ Mo will return to his roots to launch his one man show, THAT’S SO GREAT on 20 and 21 November! THAT’S SO GREAT will showcase Mo’s life’s story where he will focus on psycho analysing his growing success juxtaposed against his township upbringing. The show will be performed in the Theatre of Marcellus at 20h30 and tickets are R150 per person.
The ever popular Freshlyground will bring their infectious grooves to the Theatre of Marcellus for the first time for two shows only on 30 November and on World Aids Day, 1 December. As dynamic as ever, the group will perform their greatest hits and songs from their latest album, Take Me To The Dance. Tickets start from R175 per person. Dinner, show and stay packages are available.

The Fighting Force boxing tournament in the Centre Court on 9 November will provide an evening of unforgettable boxing action with Thomas Tommy Gun Oosthuizen headlining the bill against Ezequiel Maderna for the the IBO Super Middleweight World Title. The tournament will start at 19h30 and tickets are priced from R275 per person.

The mesmerising Garden of Lights will kick-start the festive season from 6 December in the beautiful garden at the D’oreale Grande hotel. This delightful wonderland will comprise of fairy lights, light displays, music and Christmas characters will provide a fun and entertaining outing for the entire family. The garden will be open daily from 19h00, weather permitting and entry is free.

The iconic 80’s diva, Alison Moyet will perform in the Centre Court for the first time to celebrate Emperors Palace’s 15th birthday weekend on 13 and 14 December. The two concerts will feature the very best of the bluesy voiced superstar and the hits from her Electro-Pop 80's band, Yazoo. Tickets start from R295 per person and dinner, show and stay packages are available.
Tickets can be booked through the Emperors Palace Box Office on 011 928 1297/1213 or by visiting or through Computicket on

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