In July, the Free State Arts Festival takes place on the Bloemfontein campus of the University of the Free State, and OFM is once again part of this event celebrating the arts. Visit the outside broadcast unit and meet presenters Cyril Viljoen, Shandor Potgieter, and WR van der Merwe, who will be broadcasting live from the festival terrain. Listeners could also win R1 000 with the OFM Sound of your Life promotion.

OFM is a supporter, sponsor, and partner of the Currie Cup champions – the Toyota Free State Cheetahs. On Friday, 21 July, Cheetahs host the Sharks in the first round of the 2017 Currie Cup competition. Listeners can go to the OFM website and win a VIP experience inside the Steers OFM Skybox. OFM is also introducing a new competition – OFM Pay Day.

From Thursday, 3 August to Saturday, 5 August, the Northern Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with OFM will be hosting the 2017 Nocci Business Expo and Trade Fair at the Mittah Seperepere Convention Centre. Approximately 160 exhibitors are expected, as well as a variety of food stalls, live entertainment, and a talent show with R5 000 as the first prize.

The fifth FNB Free State Wine Show will take place at Emoya Hotel and Spa on Thursday, 3 August and Friday, 4 August. Visitors can expect to taste a selection of more than 200 of South Africa’s wines and engage with winemakers and marketing representatives. The FNB Wine Show is directed by South Africa’s wine authority, Michael Fridjhon, and presented by OFM.

OFM general manager Nick Efstahiou says, "At OFM, winter is everything but a boring time of year. We are proud to be part of some great charity and social events in July and August. We hope our listeners enjoy everything that OFM continues to offer – from the best music in Central South Africa to some great projects and competitions."

Listeners also have a chance to win a share of R30 000 in cash with the Sound of your Life competition. Listeners can improve their chances of winning by downloading the OFM app for clues about the mystery sound.

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