2018 South African Highland Dancing Conference Update

Dear Delegates,

We are delighted that you are attending our conference in October at Montecasino. If you have not yet booked your hotel accommodation at one of the 3 hotels at the Montecasino resort, we have included a map of the precinct for you to see exactly where each hotel is located. Please remember that you can enjoy the conference discount from Wednesday 10th October until Sunday 14th (5 nights). You can book your accommodation through the link on our webpage, www.highlanddancing.co.za. In case you have paid for your conference fee on our “shop page” please insure that you have also completed the conference registration form and returned it to the secretary at conferenceobhd@gmail.com.

If you are being accompanied by a partner or husband, they may be interested in participating in some of the activities being arranged. Also attached to this email is the information letter for the husband’s and partners.

If you are planning to do some sightseeing and require any information or assistance, please contact Ryan at ryanonthpiano@gmail.com with your queries and he will be happy to assist you. In the meantime we have included a Cape Town To Do list for you, as well as some websites for airport shuttles/transport.





For the purposes of planning your travel, conference registration will be on Thursday evening between 6 and 8 pm, as well as Friday morning between 9 and 10am. Conference sessions will start at 10.30am on Friday. The conference will wrap-up on Sunday with a finger luncheon from 2.15pm.

For those guests who will be arriving the week before, the South African Tattoo will be held the previous weekend. Should you wish to book tickets, you can book online at Computicket.co.za. We would also like to remind you that we will be holding the Diamond Rush Championship at Montecasino on Thursday evening starting at 6pm. This is open to all dancers, whether they are attending the conference or not. You can download the entry form from the website www.highlanddancing.co.za as well as pay online.

e-mail :conferenceobhd@gmail.com

Further updates will sent to you over the following months. We look forward to having you with us.

Kind regards,


On behalf of the Organising Committee