On a sunny Saturday afternoon we took an hour’s drive to the Cradle of Humankind from Pretoria. We were visiting Nirox Sculpture Park for the first time which is located in the Khatlhampi Private Reserve, near Krugersdorp.
We had driven past this sculpture park back in December 2016 and we have always wanted to visit since then, so we finally got the chance when Meletso recently attended the Classics Concert at Nirox, which consisted of a 40 piece orchestra under the baton of Maestro Kutlwano Masote and led by Miro Chakaryan Concert Master of The JPO.
The orchestra entertained the crowd with melodies from the Mediterranean, it was a perfect compilation to a a relaxing day on the manicured lawns of this beautiful park.
There were also a number of vendors and food stalls providing eats for the guests:
Tutto – Spanish paella
Soul Souvlaki – Greek souvlaki
Che & Al Lado – Spanish tapas
The Polka Dot – Imported cheese & charcuterie boards
The Wing Republic – Portuguese chicken
Joburg Culinary & Pastry School – French pâtiserrie and desserts and Portuguese churros
Bernie’s Bar – French champagne, Italian Prosecco, Spanish Sangria and a full bar
During the interval we took a walk to see the beautiful sculptures, we found that The Nirox Sculpture Park has a number of beautiful sculptures by various artists such as Richard Long, Willem Boshoff, Caroline Bittermann, Valerio Berruti, Rebecca Chesney, Pryanka Choudhari, Rosenclare and Thomas Mulcaire.
Nirox Sculpture Park is known to host numerous events that take place throughout the year.
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Nirox Sculpture Park is a definite must see, Meletso cannot want to return to this beautiful gem just outside of Jozi.
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