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Begins 2 October
Ends 8 October
Frequency Annually
Location(s) Potchefstroom
Years active 19
Inaugurated 1998
Attendance 150 000

Aardklop is an annual South African arts festival held since 1998[1] in the town of Potchefstroom in the North-West province of South Africa. The cultural festival incorporates predominantly Afrikaans theatre, dance, music, cabaret and visual arts held in a variety of venues in and around the town. A large craft market and open-air performances also form part of the event, drawing crowds of more than 150,000 people every year.[2] [3]

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  1. ^ "Clover Aardklop: Wie is Ons". Retrieved 2015-05-04. 
  2. ^ Marshall, Rhodé. "Aardklop festival and the language of art". The M&G Online. Retrieved 2016-02-02. 
  3. ^ Cilliers, Susan. "Potchefstroom-kunstefees maak sy buiging". Netwerk24. Retrieved 2016-04-21.