Chill with Windhoek Express

Gerine Hoff
Currently running
• Home of Mine - a collection of 14 Windhoek-based photographers exhibit their work at Cafe Prestige (Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre) until 20 January.
• Unam graduates present their works at the National Art Gallery until 21 January 2023.
• The College of the Arts department of art and design presents Art Splash – their annual student exhibition – at the Namibian Arts Association (122 Robert Mugabe Avenue) until Friday, 10 February.
December performances at Sound Garden (Swakopmund)
• Thursday 22 December: Rick Coury
• Friday 23 December: Vaughn Ahrens Band
• Monday 26 December: Johnny Louw
• Tuesday 27 December Rick Coury
• Wednesday 28 December: Riaan Smit
• Thursday 29 December: Blikweg
• Friday 30 December Johnny Louw
• Saturday 31 December: TBA
Thursday 22 December
• 20:00 Hannes Kaufmann performs at Vintage Dance Bar in Windhoek.
Friday 23 December
• 11:00 Fact KM Rocks Fest, bringing artists, families, young entrepreneurs and SMEs together to showcase their ideas through product marketing and sales, at the Katima Mulilo Sports Complex. Continues on the 24th. Tickets: N$70 - N$2 000 via
• Channel 7 Summer Seafood potjie competition at the Seaside Hotel in Swakopmund, with N$10 000 in prize money up for grabs. Entry per 4-person team is N$500. Info and entries: 061 420 850 or [email protected]
Monday 26 December
• Touch rugby in Henties Bay presented by the Sparta United Recreational Club, with lots of food, drinks and fun for the whole family, along with entertainment by Jo Nichol, Titus, Leon Jacobs, Bella, DJ Eddie & DJ Mickey. Entrance: N$2- and N$30 per vehicle. Stalls can still be booked at 081 216 6732.
Wednesday 28 December
• The Sound of Summer concert takes place at Langstrand. Info: Carel Rautenbach at 081 615 6718.
Thursday 29 December
• 10:00 Mystique Carnival with carnival costumes at the Vineta north sport field in Swakopmund until the 31st. Tickets: N$70 via
Friday 30 December
• 17:00 Evolve presents Carnival of Flames - a fire and dance visual extravaganza at the Paintball Centre & Adventure Park in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$150 in advance or N$200 at the gate for adults, and N$75 in advance or N$100 at the gate for under 18s. Children under 12 are free. Info: Zelda at 085 746 5757.
Saturday 21 January
• 17:00 Stars under African Skies, with German singers Ireen Sheer, Tim Toupet and Patrick Lindner at Midgard. Tickets: N$600 (VIP) and N$400 (general admission) via
3 - 5 March 2023
• Camp Rock - a 3-day rock festival extravaganza takes place at the Steinheim Game Farm, 45km from Windhoek, featuring local and international artists. Check out their Facebook page for more info, or contact [email protected] or visit