Calendario de Eventos MGW12
PUBLIC: All evening events from Thursday, April 5th, daytime visits to the Maropeng, Lesedi and Apartheid Museum, as well as the sports challenge on Friday, April 6th are open to the public. Additional venue/site fees may be applicable. The public is welcomed to spend Easter 2012 with MR GAY WORLD.
PRESS: PLEASE NOTE: PRESS CONFERENCE Wednesday, April 3rd at 12:45pm at the FAIRWAY Hotel & Spa www.thefairway.co.za . Accreditation for Grand Finale – write to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘press accreditation’ in the header.
DELEGATES AND JUDGES: Full programme below. Please be on time and show respect to your fellow delegates and hosts. Breakfast complimentary every day at 8 am unless otherwise indicated. Lights out each evening at midnight ☺.
Tue 3 Apr:
8 am: Some delegates, producers, judges and visitors start arriving at (JNB) OR Tambo International, Johannesburg. Transport to The Fairway Hotel by MGW – look out for Mr GW desk upon arrivals in arrival hall. Check into hotel for duration of stay (see www.thefairway.co.za) . (Free time)
7.30 pm Dinner: (own, not supplied). (Free time)
Wed 4 Apr: OFFICIAL PROGRAMME STARTS:
8 am – 9 am: Breakfast 9 am: Free time.
12.00 pm: Latest arrivals in SA before 12 noon, pick up last delegates at airport as they arrive, drop off of luggage at Fairway Hotel. Judges & delegates: Keep overnight bag for trip to Askari Lodge (jacket, set of summer clothes & sandals/flip flops & toiletries including sunblock and sunglasses).
12 – 12.45 pm: Lunch: (own).
12. 45 pm – PRESS CONFERENCE 2 pm: ONLY delegates, judges and directors: Transport to Askari Lodge (2 hr drive)
See http://www.askarilodge.co.za/ (overnight bag only).
4.30 pm: Game Drive by game rangers in safari vehicles. Environmental Challenge – tested on new knowledge gained from rangers as well as LGBTI general knowledge & history after dinner (written).
6 pm: Meet & greet and orientation of events, room allocations etc. Judging, rules and Grand Finale explained.
7.30 pm: Traditional Dinner (Mr GSA sponsored and supplied). 'Boma' social.
9 pm: Fitting of formal wear in batches of three delegates at a time.
Rest – free time.
Thu 5 Apr:
Askari Lodge: 8 am – 9 am: Breakfast (Visitors may join at Askari for breakfast – please book at Asakari).
9 am: Elephant Experience. (Visitors may join at Askari – please book at Asakari).
12 am: Leave for Maropeng (http://www.maropeng.co.za/ ) and Lesedi Village Cultural Experience (http://www.lesedi.com/ ). Free entry to MGW group excl. visitors.
1 – 2 pm: Lunch packet for travel supplied by Askari.
4 pm: Back to Fairway hotel, check in etc. those who have not yet checked into rooms. Free time. (At Fairway Hotel for rest of the competition).
5.00pm VIP reception at the Belgium Consulate
6.30 pm Dinner at Melon Restaurant, Melville (sponsored for delegates, judges & directors) (Producers & visitors may join – book with restaurant here: email@example.com ). Open to Public.
9 pm: Drive to Pretoria to Plum Nightclub for social. Entry free for all MGW group excluding visitors. Public: R80. Hill street, Arcadia.
Fri 6 Apr: (Public Holiday)
8 am – 9 am: Breakfast
9 am – 12 am: Sports Challenge at Fairway Hotel (“Survivor”-type event).
Public event to reserve email: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Sport” in the header. Producers & visitors may join. Cost: Including full lunch buffet: R275 pp. Max. 40.
12 noon: Meet fans at swimming pool, relax 1 pm: Buffet lunch (supplied for delegates, judges & directors). Rest: R275 – max 40.
2 – 7 pm: Panel Interview with judges & Photo Shoot. NB: Delegates NOT interviewed: Lexus photo shoot.
7.30 pm: Dinner @ Fairway (not supplied). Open to Public. Book through Fairway.
9 pm: Leave for Babylon the Bar for social. Open to Public.
Sat: 7 Apr:
8 am – 9 am: Breakfast
9 am: Leave for Cultural Experience: Apartheid Museum (Gold Reef City). Free entry to MGW group excl. visitors. Open to Public. No need to book. Entry R55 pp.
12 am: Outreach Children’s Charity
1 – 2 pm: Lunch Fairway (not supplied)
2 pm: Free time
3 – 6 pm: Meet choreographer and explanation of Grand Finale (Fairway). First rehearsals.
7 pm: Official Charity Auction & Dinner (supplied), Fairway Hotel (sponsors invited). Dress: Smart (no jeans). Open to public – book here: email@example.com with “Dinner” in the header. Cost: R350 pp, max 40.
Sun: 8 Apr:
8 am – 9 am: Breakfast 9 am: Leave for rehearsals The Lyric Theatre 10 am – 1 pm: Rehearsals 1 – 2 pm: Lunch (supplied) 2 – 5 pm: Rehearsals
6 pm: Dinner (supplied) 7 pm: Dress for first scene 8 pm: Grand Finale, The Lyric
Mon: 9 Apr: (Public Holiday)
Free time 11 am: Winner's Brunch (not supplied) Some delegates to airport depending on flights.
Tuesday: 10 Apr: Post MGW (optional*) Cape Town excursion
8 am – 9 am: Breakfast Winner, delegates & directors to airport to leave for home or after-event in Cape Town.
Host Hotel: Taj Hotel (Winner & directors - complimentary incl. breakfast).
Partner Hotel: Protea Victoria Junction
* flights, accommodations, transfers, excursions, meals are all additional costs each person is responsible for himself. The winner of MGW will have some expenses such as hotel provided for.