Learn the art of fencing at Hilton Arts Festival

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Image result for hilton arts festivalHere is another new, exciting opportunity for festinos. Experts in the art of fencing will be giving demos and inviting the public to have a go.

Fencing is a sport for both boys and girls of all ages. Midlands Fencing Academy has been established with the purpose of introducing this amazing sport to the public. In only 2 short months, MFA has 18 fencers and has attended its first competition in Durban. Fencers brought home a gold and 2 bronze medals.

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The aim of the club is eventually to begin a school’s league which can compete in KZN as well as in Gauteng.

Greta Ingram says: “As a coach, I’m passionate about this sport and its benefits for both young and old. Fencing is growing rapidly in South Africa and with 8 provincial competitions a year, a fencer can make a name for themselves locally as well as internationally. We are proud to be associated with the Hilton Arts Festival. We will be holding a number of demonstrations and we challenge you to try your hand at this fast-paced and stimulating sport.”

“Fencing, not merely a sport but a lifestyle! Join the fun!

Bookings are open online – www.hiltonfestival.co.za – where you can also download the full programme and a list of where hard copy programmes are available. You can also book at the Box Office at Hilton College should you not wish to book online. Payments online are either by credit card or EFT – all instructions are on the site which is secure. All queries on 033 383 0126 / theatre@hiltoncollege.com

The Festival is presented by Hilton College and tiso blackstar in association with Grindrod, Black Coffee, Extreme Events, DWR, Absa, Bidvest Car Rental, FNB, KZN Dept of Art & Culture, BASA, Southern Sun PMB, Stella Artois, Redlands Hotel, Martizburg Sun, Caxton, SA Artist, Loud Crowd Media, Sappi.

 

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