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Comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout was born  in the wonderful city of Johannesburg. He grew up in a very Afrikaans, ‘bring-terug-Apartheid’ town right next to the airport.

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A Tribute to Marji Geldenhuys †

The Voorkamerfest in Darling had the privilege of experiencing Marji’s warm and vibrant performances inspiring so many, in 2008 & 2013.

We salute and celebrate your life dear Marji – your inspiration has stretched far and wide...to quote ‘if you practice humanity long enough you become a pretty perfect human being’ - this is how we will remember you!

The Voorkamerfest Team


Hallo Gedig Dag - 2014

Less known are our workshops for children. This year, “die kinders” of Darling will participate in the writing of a collective poem - die “Hallo Gedig Dag”. We are looking forward to sharing the creative greetings from “Darling se kinders” with you.

The poem will be painted on a wall, visible from the road - so visitors can enjoy the poem. Jitsvinger and Danie Marais will guide the children through a series of Afrikaans creative writing workshop.