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From showstoppers to stay overs, ‘Feel the Love’ with Emperors Palace

14 February 2014

Culture-rich entertainment from international shores, as well as local talent ensures many special moments are shared with Emperors Palace and ‘Feel the Love’ promotions on offer early 2014. Valentine’s packages across the country also warrant quick out of town trips to make you fall in love with South Africa’s popular destinations and special retreats.

The weekend of love ushers in one of the greatest 80’s bands of all time as Electric Light Orchestra led by Phil Bates takes to the stage with two exclusive concerts at Emperors Place on 13 and 14 February. Spoil your darling with a little Rock and Roll love, a dinner and show package from R390 per person. The weekend of affection ends off in spectacular fashion as Rahat Fateh Ali Khan allows the audience to fall in love with Indian artistry at its best with his ‘Voice of Heaven’ production inclusive of dance, costumes and song on 16 February from R250 per ticket. Rocking the Ages – a legendary tribute to the ultimate rock icons and anthems of all times continues its ever popular run at 64 Live with extended show dates between 15 February and 15 March. Exact show dates available on the Emperors Palace website, tickets cost R140 per person and no children under the ages of 12 allowed.

From R90 per ticket South Africa’s darling, Juanita du Plessis returns to the Theatre of Marcellus on 18 and 19 February to perform her classics such as ‘Jy voltooi my’, ‘Onthou my’ and ‘Soentjie’. The grandiose theatre will then be transformed into an impressive boxing ring for the ‘African Explosion’ boxing tournament that will see an exciting bill of local and international fighters battle it out for sought-after title belts. The tournament takes place on 1 March and tickets are available from R375 to R475 per person.

From 5 to 29 March the fabulous and flamboyant Ceri Dupree is back at the Odeon Showbar with his new one-man diva's show. Enjoy an evening of hysterical comedy, amazing vocal impersonations and jaw dropping costumes at R80 per person at the door, or call 011 928 1297 for group booking to this glitzy event. The luck of Irish descends on the Palace of Dreams with another festive St. Patricks weekend taking place next month. Guests can expect a weekend filled with authentic Irish food, beer gardens and the Blarney Brothers live to entertain from 14 to 16 March at R100 per person.

Local talent doesn’t get any better than a collection of seasoned jazz musicians. Weekend of the Legends from 21 to 22 March kicks off with Caphius Semenya, one of South Africa’s most celebrated arts and culture ambassadors, followed by Jonas Gwangawa the genius trombonist and composer who needs no introduction and a finale ‘Feel the Love’ performance by Ringo that takes you on a romantic journey with his sultry music. Tickets start from R200 per person.

From one mastermind performance to the next, David Kau and the Goliath brothers return to Emperors Palace to showcase the fastest growing comedy brand in South Africa in the ‘Blacks Only’ comedy show for R190 per person. Air Supply needs no introduction, their timeless classic ballads such as ‘All out of Love’, ‘ Making Love out of Nothing at All’ and ‘The One that you Love’ topped all possible charts and receives multi-million plays on radio will fill the Centre Court over the weekend of 24 to 26 April. Tickets start from R280 per person with special dinner and show packages available.

From his controversial humor through performances of larger than life characters in the Theatre of Marcellus, to the transformation of an inaugural exhibition hall showcasing Casper de Vries’s first Art Exhibition to the public. Casper will be opening his own exhibition, giving him the opportunity to explain the emotions and rationale behind his pieces from 21 to 27 February 2014.

Perhaps your desire lingers away from Gauteng and more towards a Rio de Janeiro inspired getaway at the vibrant Rio Hotel Casino Convention Resort for a romantic getaway at only R1 390 per couple per night. If your love knows no borders, the gem of Africa awaits as Botswana hosts The Grand Palm Hotel Casino Convention Resort where a whimsical evening of passion is guaranteed for R1 400 per couple per evening. From as little as R1 220 per couple per evening, Peermont presents exciting destinations to break-away to, such as Umfolozi Hotel Convention Resort in the vibrant landscapes of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Khoroni Hotel Casino Convention Resort in the scenic bush veld of Limpopo or the magical oasis in Mafikeng that is Mmabatho Palms Hotel Casino Convention Resort. For more information on Valentine’s Day, Easter and other special getaway packages visit www.peermont.com.

For more information & bookings on any of the shows visit the Emperors Palace website on www.emperorspalace.com or 011 928 1297/1213 or Computicket on 0861 915 8000. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @emperorspalace.

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