Category Archives: Announcements

April Fool’s Day

april-fool-31aAn article posted on SAVN on 1 April entitled “Amy Mah To Succeed Octarine Valur” by Kay Valkir was an April Fool’s Day prank. We trust that the article in question will be seen as such. To clarify, Lady Octarine Valur has no intention at this time of stepping down as Regent of the SAVA… and neither does she have a stamp collection.

We trust that no panic was caused by the announcement and wish all our readers a very amusing April 1 2016!

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Amy Mah To Succeed Octarine Valur

amy14It was announced late yesterday by the Regent of the SAVA, Lady Octarine Valur, that she would be stepping down in favor of Lady Amelia Mah who would be assuming full control of the South African Vampyre Alliance as well as all its associated groups, sub-organizations and online resources.

As Regent, Lady Mah – who owns a large number of OVC Facebook groups – would also represent the interests of the SAVA in all international VC representative bodies currently attended by Lady Valur. Continue reading


The Story of Willow – as told by Aunty Lunah

Slide1.PNGMarch 29th, 2016. 13h15.

Life as the d’Eir tribe knew it, changed forever.

It was a beautifully sunny day at Frankie’s place, where we’d all met up to celebrate Chevelle’s (Frankie’s daughter) birthday. The potjie was on the fire, the red wine was flowing, there was playful banter and laughter all around. Needless to say, it was a perfect day to find out that two of my closest friends, Tamaryn and Dagan Nightalon, had decided to try for another baby. Continue reading


Congratulations, Lunah!

VVCCongratulations to Lady Lunah Valur Eir (Primus of Coven d’Eir, Secundus of House Valur, Praetor to the Regency at SAVA) on her induction into that prestigious, greatly respected and noteworthy international body known as the Voices of the Vampire Community (VVC)!  Continue reading


The Future of the SA VC – Decided

The survey launched on last Friday has now closed. As promised, the results are tallied and posted below for transparency.

Despite the survey being linked to and distributed across all known South African VC groups as well as cross-posted to in local Pagan groups and even a few international VC groups, and several admonitions to complete the survey, the number of responses received in this week was only 25. Continue reading


RIP Sanguinarius 1970-2015

The South African Vampyre Community mourns the loss of a great international VC icon, Sanguinarius, a pioneer and an inspiration. Our sincere condolences to her next of kin, friends and associates and to all who have been touched by her immense support and community work over the years. RIP Sangi ❤ Continue reading


SAVA Undergoes Metamorphosis

Hi Res NarrowThe South African Vampyre Alliance, a body which has been active in building the SA Vampyre Community since May 2011, is in the process of undergoing major internal restructuring, with several changes already in process.

The Regency decided over the past week that the purpose of these changes is to streamline functioning of existing internal SAVA bodies, to determine which of these are redundant, and especially to increase member participation as well as the total effectiveness of the organization itself within the SA VC.

Very importantly, among the things that will undergo radical change is the SAVA hierarchy and structures which are already well known in the general VC. Continue reading