South Africa

October 31November 09 2015

The Red Bull Amaphiko Academy is a ten day excursion deep into social impact, where grassroots social changemakers find out how to take their ideas to the next level. Meet the 16 social innovators that took part this year; find out about the events that happened during the academy; plus all the articles, interviews and videos coming out of those ten special days in Cape Town.
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Learnings from the community

Every year, we have renowned speakers from all around the world, sharing their knowledge and experiences about social entrepreneurship and change.
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Social Innovation Festival

Open Streets Cape Town collaborates with Red Bull Amaphiko to create the Social Innovation Festival.

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31October

Red Bull Studio Live Night

Line-up: DJ Fosta, Sdumo View, Skullman and DJ OD

October 31, 2015 7:00 PM
Tiger’s Place, Langa Cape Town
2November

Sunshine Cinema Solar Powered Screenings

Watch inspiring stories of young South Africans doing good at an open air theatre powered by the sun.

November 2, 2015 5:30 PM
Langa, Cape Town
7November

Red Bull Amaphiko Presents iKasi Experience

An inspiring conversation on the business of doing good with Luvuyo Mandela, Thato Kgatlhanye, Zakheni Ngubo & Sifiso Ngobese. With Entertainment from UK based artist Little Simz.

November 7, 2015 10:00 AM
LookOut Hill Khayelitsha, Langa, Cape Town
8November

Social Innovation Festival powered by Open Streets

Come and experience a living exhibition of innovative ideas and social projects that are helping to uplift our communities.

November 8, 2015 4:30 PM
Washington Street, Langa, Cape Town
8November

Arts Showcase

A performance by the Langa Arts Association.

November 8, 2015 10:00 AM
Guga S’thebe, Langa, Cape Town
2–5November

Public Workshops

A series of public workshops on turning your passion into profit.

November 2, 2015 1:00 PM
Guga S’thebe, Langa, Cape Town

The Academy Artist Space

Gugu S’Thebe Community Centre in Langa, Cape Town is a place that resonates with social history, and it signals everything that’s good and powerful about communities. For the Academy, the centre was transformed by local artists and artisans into an inspiring space, not only for the Academy collaborators, but also as a legacy for the local community into the future.

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Throughout the event we’re sharing tweets, updates and snapshots from the Academy on our social channels. Follow along and join the discussions!