This year’s Open Design Afrika Festival will take place from Friday October 18 to Sunday October 27 at the Castle of Good Hope and other venues across the city. Open Design Afrika (ODA) is a social enterprise and non-profit company. They are calling on innovators, social entrepreneurs and tech gurus to take part in a series of events and workshops. The festival aims to educate young and old, and the majority of events are free to attend. The festival ran consecutively from 2013 until 2017.