TESS Mpumalanga Science Festival EXPO @ Kwamhlanga showgrounds
Feb 24 – Feb 28 all-day

The event is aimed for showcasing, encouraging innovation and creativity via career expo for learners and encouraging them to consider choosing Mathematics, Science and Technology. There will be Science shows, exhibitions form different stakeholders and speakers.

Science Beyond Borders Festival – Kuruman @ Mothibistad Science Centre
Feb 25 – Feb 29 all-day

Breaking Borders Between Science and Community by rebuilding culture of learning STEMI beyond limits.

2020 Bojanala District Grade 12 Career Exhibition @ Rustenburg Civic Centre
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – Feb 28 @ 3:30 pm

The objective of the Career Exhibition is to expose our learners to various employable career opportunities which exist in the labour market and let them make informed career choices.

Invitation can be downloaded here.

1st Village Science & Technology Expo and Outreach @ Christian Fellowship Revival Centre International
Mar 2 – Mar 4 all-day

Rivoningo foundation is leading the historic Science, Career and arts Festival, a three days event full of exhibitions, workshops, Arts, Entrepreneurship and cultural activities.Over 3000 people comprised of learners, teachers, unemployed youth and general public will benefit from this event.The historic event will reach more than 10 villages in and around Collins Chabane Municipality. The main venue of the event will be Christian Fellowship Revival Centre International , while the other activities are being done on the touring and visiting the selected schools and public places.

Waterberg District Career Festival 2020 @ Waterberg TVET College, ICT and Skills Centre
Mar 5 – Mar 6 all-day

The event targets Grade 9-12 learners and local youth, and intents to expose/announce the local NGOs, entrepreneurs and business. Moreover, the aim is create an career engagement platform through presentations and exhibitions by local professionals, entrepreneurs and business as well as other external establishments within both corporate, academia and public sector.

Theme: Inform Our Youth/Community to Sustainably Develop and Collaborate

Focus Career Festival Questions:
– what (pre-tertiary level, i.e. high school subjects, future alteration and their possible career-field projections)

– where (i..e.tertiary, post-Grade 12 or high school alternative options)

– with what (this is more funding focus at (post) tertiary and entrepreneur level)

– how (all types of applications, e.g. funding, tertiary – procedures, requirements and deadlines)

– then what (i.e. post-tertiary level, current, upcoming and possible career opportunities)

It is through information and integration that we (at MCW) believe we can sustainably develop these/our communities.

Career Expo @ Environmental Education Centre
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am

It is SANBI’s mandate that seeks to reveal, explore, celebrate, and champion biodiversity for the enjoyment and benefit of all South Africans, which includes the management of the national botanical gardens as they are the windows to biodiversity. In recognition of peoples’ reliance on the natural environment. We educate and promote involvement of communities in understanding biodiversity conservation.


Invitation can be downloaded here .

11th Mangaung Youth Empowerment Week @ Bloemfontein
Mar 19 – Mar 21 all-day

The 11th edition of the Mangaung Youth Empowerment will bring together exhibitors, speakers andordinary people with focus put on equipping young people from all corners of South Africa with information and tools that will help their career and business. This event has been for the last 10 yearsprime time for young people in Mangaung to get information about business careers, business opportunities as well as create a platform for collaboration between Government and Business ,Business to Business, Business to Community and Business to Media.

Invitation can be downloaded here .

Careers in Science and Learning Expo @ North West
Apr 6 – Apr 17 all-day

Mphoto Community Development Centre NPO will be facilitating a co-curriculum and extracurricular activities in support of the North West department of Education and Sports Development campaign “NGWANA SEJO WA TLHAKANELWA” targeting learners.


Invitation can  be downloaded here

Career Expo confirmation form can be downloaded here

Rand Show @ Johannesburg Expo Centre - Nasrec
Apr 8 – Apr 13 all-day

There is something new for the whole family to discover!Foodie Zone featuring the Jacaranda Clash of Kitchens cooking competition, Food demo stage, Coffee and cake experience with SA Bakers association, an Organic Farmers Market, Craft Gin and Craft beer Garden, Food Artisans and celebrity draw cards.

• Play Zone 1 featuring a Disney Frozen 2 Experience , Marvel
Junior Super Hero Training Academy & Beacon Easter Egg Maze.

• Play Zone 2 featuring video games, gadgets & tech, esports
including RUSH, Cosplay and geek/pop culture.

• Lifestyle & Retail Zone featuring – DIY with SuzelleDIY, Show
bags and a lifestyle stage.

• Entertainment Zone featuring Joburg’s Talent and new choir
category with guest judge Ralf Schmitt and performance by the
Ndlovu Choir.

• SA Zone showcasing various departments & attractions in
Gauteng, exciting competitions.

• Outdoor Zone featuring a Military Display and Air Show, Field
Band & Drum Majorette displays
• Selfie Wall activations.

Scifest Africa 2020 @ 1820 Settlers' National Monument
Apr 15 – Apr 21 all-day

The 24th National Science Festival will take place from 15-21 April 2020 in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) in the Eastern Cape.

The theme for this year is “Take root… nurture!”, which celebrates the International Year of Plant Health as proclaimed by the United Nations. The theme recognises that plants constitute the foundation for all life on Earth, ecosystem function, food security and boosts economic development. “Take root… nurture!” feeds into the 2030 agenda for sustainable development and recognises that plants are relevant in various disciplines.

In 2020, we encourage our contributors and visitors to recognise the importance of plant health and how this is a pipeline for technologies, innovation, economy and products in their field of research and expertise.

Scifest Africa offers a rich festival programme consisting of exhibitions, lectures, workshops and over 400 other events.