Reforestation in the Platbos Forest near Gansbaai.

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Gansbaai Tourism

Rocking the forest...

Rocking the forest…

Everyone can and should get involved.

Everyone can and should get involved.

Dance the night away to a fabulous selection of live artists and DJs beneath the magical canopy of the Platbos Forest!

In celebration of two successful weekends of planting trees in Platbos Forest, Greenpop will be hosting a festival of live artists and DJs on Saturday the 17 May. Join the Greenpop team and 400 other revelers to catch the finest selection of artists in the Western Cape as they perform on the most intimate stage around, and dance all night in the heart of the southernmost forest in Africa!

Tickets will be available at the door for R100.

Music, fairy lights and dancing beneath the trees.

Music, fairy lights and dancing beneath the trees.


18:45 to 19:30 – Simon Van Gend
19:45 to 20:30 – Zoe & Vusa
20:45 to 21:30 – TouchWood
21:45 to 22:30 – Country Conquerors
22:45 to 23:30 – Grassy Spark
23:30 to 00:30 – DJ Kimon
00:30 to late – Bobzyouruncle
Between sets – Lemonella


Integrating essential reforestation efforts with an exciting showcase of Cape Town’s best
musical talent, Greenpop hosts a two-weekend tree-planting festival in the Platbos Forest from 9-11 and 16-18 May. Counting the trees planted over the past weekend, Greenpop has to date planted 10 000 trees to date in the forest since 2011, and plans to plant at least another 4000 this coming weekend.

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Ultimately, Greenpop Platbos Reforest Fest combines a strong reforestation effort with the
fun and entertainment of a music festival, using the opportunity of staying in a magical forest
to inspire participants. For more information on the festival, all are welcome to email Zoe at

Greenpop is on a mission to (re)connect people with our planet by planting trees and having fun
doing it.

Greenpop plants trees in urban greening and reforestation projects and hosts green events,
educational workshops and festivals of action to inspire people to get active about a sustainable

Embark on a journey with Greenpop, and join the treevolution TODAY!

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All the wonderful photographs are courtesy of Sarah Taylor. This really is a wonderful initiative to get behind and to give something back. Just think how difficult it will be to live in a world without trees to create oxygen and to use up the carbon dioxide in the air as part of their photosynthesis proccess.

On a personal level, I have always loved green living things. It must be part of my celtic heritage, that is probably why dancing under the trees appeals to me. (lol!)


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