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Bassline Live and Kaya FM 95.9, the home of the Afropolitan, are proud to welcome back International steelpan drumming sensation Andy Narell, who will be returning to South Africa to perform at the Lyric, Gold Reef City on the 7th July.

 

Known as one of the most schooled musicians of our time, Narell has been working in the world of music since 1962, when he formed his first steelpan drum band with his brothers and friends in Queens, New York.  As the invitations to perform grew more lucrative, so expanded Narell’s experience and by 1973 he had graduated from the University Of California, Berkeley where he focused on piano and drums.

Narell instantly started his own record label and in 1979 he released his first solo album, Hidden Treasures.  He went onto release a further 6 albums under his own label and the famous jazz label Windham Hill, gaining himself the moniker ‘The Hammer’, along the way.

 

With a strong interest in Caribbean music, Latin jazz and rhythm and blues, he joined the Caribbean Jazz Project in 1995.  The group released 3 albums together.  In the early 2000’s Narell also joined an act called Sakesho and has released a further two albums with that band.

 

As a solo artist he has graced stages across the globe, as well as performing with countless other well-known names in the Jazz, Latin American, Caribbean and world music genres.

 

Andy Narell performs and teaches regularly in South Africa, playing to long time and new audiences including to his fan club based in Soweto.  He also has his own South African band, who will be joining him at the Lyric on the 7th July.  They consist of the established names Louie Mhlanga, Rob Watson, Denis Lalouette and Thandi Ntuli – all established musicians in their own rights.

 

Narell has also played the Joy Of Jazz Festival where over 80 000 music lovers gathered to watch him perform.

 

Once again, stylish urban outfitters Brentwood Clothing, affiliates to the Kaya FM & Bassline Live series, will be on board, standing behind the rich arts and culture scene in SA through music.

 

We are honoured to have the icon Andy Narell join our family of superstars in the Kaya FM & Bassline Live series.  A music lovers dream come true, catch him live in concert on the 7th July at the Lyric in Gold Reef.

 

Tickets are open now at Computicket from R250.

Book now to avoid disappointment.

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Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup’s long lost Sister, Bliss, are back in a Brand New Episode.

Cartoon Network Africa will give us an all-new episode of The Powerpuff Girls, featuring their sister Bliss, this June. In her ongoing partnership with South Africa’s number one kids’ channel, South African pop sensation, Toya Delazy, will again voice the fourth Powerpuff Girl for this once-off special episode for the African continent.

In 2017, Cartoon Network introduced Bliss, the all-new member, and long-lost older sister to the beloved super-cute and super-fierce trio of heroines. In the new entertaining and action-packed special Bliss episode, entitled Never been Blissed, she makes an appearance from where she lives in outer space to protect the girls’ school from a space alien called Sporde.

 

 

The new Bliss episode follows on the success of the airing of The Powerpuff Girls Power of Four special, aired in September 2017, which generated viewership figures of 210 000 among viewers between the ages of four and 14-years-old *.

“I am so happy to be trusted with this awesome mission yet again and build on the relationship I have with Cartoon Network, the leading kids’ channel in South Africa,” says Toya. “We have some super cool projects in the pipeline, which I can’t talk about yet, aimed at shining the spotlight on young girls across the African continent. It is going to be very impactful and game-changing – watch this space!”

 

 

Don’t miss out on The Powerpuff Girls teaching us all about teamwork and friendship with this special Bliss episode on Saturday 16 June 2018 at 13:30 CAT on Cartoon Network (DStv channel 301) and streaming live on DStv Now.

 

Adding to the excitement, The Powerpuff Girls are back to save the world before bedtime in the third season of the all-new, reimagined, original, animated comedy series of The Powerpuff Girls. The latest series of The Powerpuff Girls, from Cartoon Network Studios, will premiere on screens across Africa from Saturday 30 June at 15:40 CAT on Cartoon Network (DStv channel 301) and streaming live on DStv Now.. With the three little girls roaming the streets of Townsville, you can be sure that evil won’t prevail!

 

 

DStv Now can be accessed online at now.dstv.com or through the app for tablets and smartphones. The app is free to download on the Google Play Store or Apple App Store and is available to all DStv customers.

 

Live channels and DStv Catch Up content are currently only available to DStv PremiumDStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact customers and data costs will apply when streaming content.

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As Youth Month kicks off, Heart FM will be paying homage to the youth of the Western Cape with its 16 Days For Youth initiative to uplift and lend a hand in communities where help is most needed. The initiative started in 2016 undertaking youth focussed projects cross province, taking the microphone to the heart of communities, giving them a voice and making a difference while doing so.

 

Come June the 1st, Heart FM will once again close the doors of its Greenpoint on air studio and swop it for its mobile outside broadcast vehicle, travelling the length and breadth of the province. The radio stations entire line up will take to the road to bring change. This year a greater focus will be placed on feeding as many people as possible, in the light of the recent cost of living increases and food scarcity in many of the towns.

 

 

The journey this year kicks off in Kraaifontein and will see teams travel to Lavender Hill, Bridgetown, Paternoster, Langebaan, Mooreesburg, Darling, Montana, Maitland, Kleinmond, Hermanus, Greyton, Genadendal and Bishop Lavis. Projects will include and are not limited to feeding, clothing, fixing, painting and construction. The initiative will also revisit some of its inaugural projects to report on progress and expansion.

 

 

While the project has only been running for the two years, there has been many a success story along the way. In 2016 the team met Tannie Magda, a community worker in the Paarl area who clothed and fed the community with limited resources. With the help of the #16DaysForYouth team and sponsors coming on board, Tannie Magda who in 2016 fed just over 2000 people on a monthly basis, is now feeding more than 26 000 people per month in her community.

 

 

Managing Director for Heart FM Renee Redelinghuys says nothing is more important than empowering communities. “We’ve seen the impact made in the communities over the last two years and that these projects are not just once-off. Our 16 Days for Youth teams have been carrying out monthly visits to our beneficiaries and have reported on the progress and support received since our initial visits. It is heartening to know that we inspired this change and it is making a difference in the lives of those who need it. We look forward to touching the lives of those we meet on our next journey.”

 

 

Programme Manager for Heart FM Denver Apollus echoes her sentiments: “16 Days For Youth is an initiative that is based on telling the stories of the communities in the Western Cape. The ethos of the initiative is not to gain or garner exposure or to brag about the good things done in the communities by a radio station.  Rather that there is a need out in these communities and we have a microphone that has access to numbers and an audience that can be mobilised,  thus we are able to tell their stories and effect the difference and make a change.”

 

 

Members of the public will once again be able to get involved on the 16 Days For Youth journey. The route, beneficiaries and wish lists will be published on www.16daysforyouth.com . Listeners will also be able to pledge their support for the campaign. To find out how to get involved and how to join the journey, members of the public are urged to email youth@heartfm.co.za.

 

 

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HISTORY® launches a worldwide, 14-day, 24/7 television event in over 160 territories with an exclusive pop-up channel on DStv as part of the run-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

 

MultiChoice and A+E Networks International launches a worldwide broadcasting first – History of Football, a 14-day, 24/7, mega television event – will air from Monday, 28 May to Sunday, 10 June.  In Africa, the dedicated pop-up channel will air on DStv Channel 187. The channel will be available to DStv customers on DStv PremiumDStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact.

 

 

The History of Football pop-up channel will showcase the event that will capture the anticipation and excitement of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

 

 

Watch The History of Football promo.

Outside of Africa, History of Football will air in over 160 territories around the world. Every major territory will see over 40 hours of content which will be a blend of global and local programming. David Villa, World Cup Winner and one of the most decorated players in the world is the global press spokesperson.

 

David Villa said: “As a passionate football player, I’ve been lucky enough to see first-hand how much football means to so many people and how it affects people’s lives. History of Football, told so comprehensively by such a well-loved and highly respected global brand as HISTORY, is a remarkable initiative. I am thrilled and honoured to work with HISTORY on this fantastic television event, because it gives my fellow players, coaches, and myself, an opportunity to talk about what the game means to us and to re-live so many incredible memories.”

 

As part of the 14-day programming event, HISTORY will air a slate of original, globally-focused premium documentary series, short form specials and a selection of FIFA World Cup films. HISTORY channels around the world will also broadcast locally-sourced television series and documentaries that will offer a unique lens into each country’s passion for football. Supported by Villa and many other established players, coaches, journalists and experts, History of Football will be a deep exploration of the sport from multiple perspectives.

 

 

Yolisa Phahle, CEO for General Entertainment for MultiChoice said: “The story of football is great family entertainment and we’re delighted to be part of HISTORY’s global event. This pop-up channel is exclusive to DStv customers in Africa and is the perfect build-up to the full-on action that will unfold during the football World Cup tournament that we’ll be broadcasting in June, on several dedicated SuperSport channels.”

 

 

Highlights of the talent line-up for History of Football include: Pelé, the only player to win three FIFA World Cups; Ryan Giggs, the most decorated player in British history and current manager of the Wales national team; Gary Lineker, England’s record holder for goals scored in finals; internationally renowned sports broadcaster, Louis Van Gaal, former manager of Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Ajax Amsterdam and Holland; Philipp Lahm, captain of Germany during the 2014 FIFA World Cup and current Bayern Munich player; Claudio Ranieri, former manager of Leicester City, during their 2016 English Premier League win and current head coach of Nantes; Roy Hodgson, current manager of Crystal Palace in the English Premier League and former manager of England; and Michael Owen, former striker for Manchester United and the England national team; together with a number of players from the FIFA World Cup winning teams of 1970, 1978, 1990, 1998 and 2014, including the likes of Rivellino, Mario Kempes, Lothar Matthaus, Paul Breitner, Toto Schillaci, Emanuel Petit, Christian Karembeu, Manuel and Philip Lahm.

 

 

SERIES

History’s Greatest Moments in Football which chronicles the teams and players in recent World Cup history.

Football Godfathers presents five powerful documentaries delving into the minds and strategies of the world’s greatest and most revered club managers, revealing how they rose – often from relatively undistinguished playing careers – to become the global superstars of the sport we know today.

 

Football’s Greatest: Head to Head matches up the greatest players of yesteryear with the greatest of today, to find out once and for all, who is the greatest of them all.  Every generation has an opinion on who is the world’s greatest player.  With an expert panel of World Cup players and winners, and using hard science of statistics, as well as the romance of style and passion, this series will set out to resolve the most vexing question in sport.

No matter where you watch History of Football around the world, there will be local programming particularly focused on that respective market.  The local content will hone in on the cultural nuances which drive the passion for the game for some of football’s most avid fanbases. Below is a small glimpse of the localized African programming set to roll out:

 

The History of Football in Africa.  The 48-minute documentary explores the origins of the beautiful game on the African continent.  It captures how a sport forced on the people by their colonial masters became a tool for nation building and developed into the most popular game on the continent, giving rise to some of the world’s most renowned footballing greats, and spoiling audiences with some of the most memorable moments the greatest game has had to offer.

 

Making World Cup History – this 24-minute special event tells the story of the first ever FIFA Soccer World Cup to be held on the African continent. Exploring the turbulent political and sporting past of the host nation, South Africa, with key insights from those involved in dragging a new democracy from the fringes of sporting obscurity and thrusting it into the glare of the world’s greatest show, successfully pulling off the best FIFA World Cup in history in spite of the magnitude of the task.

 

SHORTS

HISTORY will also unveil short form original specials which will focus on everything but the game…from the origin of the ball to the insanity of the superfan, the acumen of photographers and so much more. The shorts will provide deeper insights into the sport of football.

 

Greatest African Rivalries focuses on some of the greatest African football rivalries as talked about by some of the players involved through the years. From international clashes to local derbies, our commentators give their views of these blood and thunder moments.

 

Fast Facts is a series of short factual/graphics driven info segments giving viewers a small insight into the facts and figures that illuminate the growth of African football and footballers over the last century.

 

The Scout – Piet De Visser is considered one of the greatest football scouts in the world. He is credited with finding global footballing superstars such as Jaap Stam, David Luiz, Marc Overmars, Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Eden Hazard and Kevin de Bruyne.  Here, he reveals his secrets for the first time.

The Referee – Jawahir Jewels has been described as one of the most remarkable referees in England. At 23, she is the only FA-qualified female ethnic Muslim official currently working in the game, where she regularly tackles rowdy players at pitches on the infamous Hackney Marshes in East London.

The Prodigy – Four-year-old Marco Antonio might be young, but his football skills have many already calling him the next Neymar. His parents see his skill with the ball as a ticket out of one of Rio de Janeiro’s toughest favelas. But his promising future career hangs perilously in the balance due to severe intestinal problems that require medical expertise not available in his country.

 

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The Vodacom Durban July, one of the country’s most anticipated annual events, is set to receive a significant boost in television and online viewers through a new, multi-year broadcast partnership with video entertainment giant, DStv.

The new partnership includes the iconic Vodacom Durban July being broadcast live from Greyville Racecourse on DStv’s SuperSport channels, while extensive coverage of the popular raceday fashion competitions and musical performances will be shown on leading lifestyle channel, Mzansi Magic and music channel, Channel O.

 

The spread of raceday programming and build-up features, along with content cross-promotion on DStv’s social media communities, will ensure that the race is seen by the most viewers in its 121-year history.

 

“The Vodacom Durban July is Africa’s greatest horseracing event as well as South Africa’s most glamorous sporting and social occasion. DStv, with its wide range of channels and customers, is the perfect platform to capture the drama and excitement of this iconic event from every angle.”

 

“Gold Circle is thrilled to be joining DStv in this new broadcast partnership. We’re confident DStv customers across South Africa and Africa will find the content and stories leading up to Raceday entertaining, and will love being part of the action on the day,” said Michel Nairac, Chief Executive Officer, Gold Circle.

 

“DStv is proud to be the official broadcast partner for this year’s Vodacom Durban July. This gives us the opportunity to thank our customers for their support. The Vodacom Durban July is a highlight on the social calendar and a true feast for the senses – and our presence there will be nothing short of a stunning experience. We look forward to welcoming our customers there,” said Simon Camerer, Chief Customer Officer, MultiChoice South Africa.

 

As part of the partnership, DStv will be offering discounted tickets to the first 1000 customers who buy their tickets via Computicket. Details of this discount will be sent directly to DStv customers.

 

Tickets to the Vodacom Durban July are always a hot item on the annual South African event calendar and Gold Circle once again expects a capacity crowd of 55 000 to turn out at Greyville Racecourse, Durban on 7 July 2018.

 

As part of a full programme of day and night races, the Vodacom Durban July main race will be run at 16:20 and will feature an invited field of eighteen of the nation’s top thoroughbreds, all vying for the most coveted trophy in South African horseracing.

 

Meanwhile, the Vodacom Durban July Fashion Experience will showcase creations from eight of South Africa’s top couture designers as well as ten of the most talented up-and-coming designers in the Young Designer Award.  The theme of this year’s event is “It is Time”.

 

Tickets for the event are available from www.computicket.co.za and full event information is available from the official website www.vodacomdurbanjuly.co.za.

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The organizers of the Johannesburg edition of the DISCOP market have unveiled plans to welcome – all under one roof – the largest  ever contingent of independent producers who are driving Africa’s dynamic entertainment and media industries.

500+ film, television, digital and video gaming content producers from all over Africa will converge in Johannesburg for a vibrant 3-day market and co-production forum expected to welcome 1,500+ delegates from 70 countries.

A bespoke program, combining personalized attention with online technology will help entrepreneurial, Africa-trotting producers access funding and distribution opportunities for their finished content, for works in progress, and for projects in development.

 

“DISCOP is increasingly driven by a marked preference for homegrown stories that resonate better with local audiences. Most of these shows are produced by independents for whom it is still very difficult to access business opportunities outside of their home countries.” says Patrick ZUCHOWICKI JUCAUD, DISCOP Markets founder and General Manager, who adds, “After careful consideration, we have decided to reconfigure our markets to better welcome these up-and-coming producers and creators and make their market experience more knowledgeable, more comfortable, more economical – and more rewarding”.

 

For the first time, DISCOP Johannesburg will host an online platform for buyers to screen before, during and after the market, over 1,000+ hours of original content produced in Africa and available for immediate delivery. A special area will be set-up on the exhibiting floor, with ‘On-Demand’ viewing stations open to qualified buyers only. Detailed reporting will then help independent producers in their follow-up efforts.

Screening fees will be built into the cost of each producers’ market badge priced at $250 per delegate. The cost of the badge also includes personalized matchmaking assistance, full use of the ‘Meetings on Demand’ lounge, access to the ‘Next Gen’ knowledge transfer, development and pitching program, and invitations to all social events.

150+ exhibitors representing leading international and regional television and online brands are also expected to take part in DISCOP Johannesburg 2018, alongside Africa’s key broadcasters, pay-tv operators, streaming and mobile platforms.

Online registration for DISCOP Johannesburg will start on Monday 29 May with an ‘Early Bird’ offer to register before Friday 14 September with a 50% discount.

 

 

ABOUT DISCOP

In a move to accelerate the development of a sustainable production and distribution ecosystem across Africa and the Middle East, DISCOP markets are held several times a year in strategic regional industry hubs.

Africa and the Middle East are reasserting themselves as the world’s most coveted entertainment and media marketplace, one that encompasses 70 countries with a combined population of 1.5 billion. By 2030, thanks to a young population and growing middle classes, all indicators point to positive future development – especially in the entertainment and media sectors.

2,500+ delegates from 100+ countries representing 2,000+ global, regional and local entertainment and media companies will attend DISCOP markets in 2018.

NEXT MARKETS

  • DISCOP Abidjan28-30 May 2018
  • DISCOP Zanzibar11-13 July 2018
  • DISCOP Johannesburg14-16 Nov 2018
  • DISCOP Sharm El Sheikh26-28 Feb 2019
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The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is pleased to announce that its broadcast plans for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, taking place from the 14th of June to the 15th of July 2018, are well on track. Today marks exactly 20 days until the kick-off of the tournament in Russia. The public service broadcaster will provide audiences with a world-class broadcast experience of the greatest football spectacle in the world and celebrate the best of what the world’s footballers have to offer.  32 nations will compete to be crowned the greatest in the world and the SABC will cover the best 44 of the 64 matches live across the SABC radio stations, SABC 1 and its digital platforms.  With the tagline ‘Bringing Russia to Mzansi. KuzobaLit!’, the SABC aims to create the (something is missing) vibe and the spirit of the world’s greatest sporting spectacle.

 

#KuzobaLit will be the theme that will be driving the SABC campaign for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The SABC invites its audiences and football loving supporters in South Africa to join the world in watching the greatest story unfolding on a global stage. Thomas Mlambo, Mpho Maboi, Andile Ncube, Lebo Motsoeli and Romy Titus will be the TV anchors during the tournament, who will be assisted by the best local football analysts in the likes of Siphiwe Mkhonza, Phumudzo Manenhze, Marc Lewis, and Duane Dell’Oca..

 

To enable the millions of SABC audiences to consume the matches in the language of their choice, SABC has lined 12 radio stations to broadcast the matches live. The SABC will for the first time be enabling the Khoi and San communities the opportunity to have the world cup matches broadcast in the! Xun and Khwe dialect on XK-FM. In line with the SABC key strategic pillar of delivering the best commentary in all 11 languages, the SABC radio talent will include a pool of sport commentators in the likes of Phalaphala FM’s Sydney Mashige, Motsweding FM’s Brian Letsogo, Ligwalagwala FM’s Sabelo Zulu, Umhlobo Wenene FM’s Thando Gqamane, Ukhozi FM’s Joe Hudla and RSG’s Johann Roussow,amongst the talent lined up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

 

Sport at 10 and Soccerzone will broadcast an episode each on the 4th and 9th of Jul The productions will take a four week break, returning to the screens on the 16th and 18th of July 2018 respectively.

 

As the host channel of the tournament, SABC 1 has come up with several schedule changes affecting prime time slots. A transversal approach has been put in place to ensure that television viewers do not lose out on their favourite shows. The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia starts on SABC 1 on Thursday, 14th of June – Sunday, the 15th of July 2018.  The live coverage of the tournament will affect the SABC TV channels as follows.

 

SABC 1 SCHEDULE CHANGES:

SABC 1 will host the soccer tournament providing South African football fans an opportunity to watch the total of 44 matches live. Major changes will be made to the normal SABC 1 schedule between the 17h30 – 24h00 timeslots to accommodate the football spectacle.

 

 

Key SABC 1 titles such as Generations-The Legacy, Uzalo and Skeem Saam will be temporarily placed on sister channels SABC2 and 3 as follows:

 

–              Skeem Saam at 18h30 (Mon – Fri) on SABC2

–              Generations-The Legacy at 19h30 (Mon – Fri) on SABC3

–              Uzalo at 20h30 (Mon – Wed) on SABC2

 

SABC 2 SCHEDULE CHANGES:

Mon- Fri at 18:00 7de Laan

Mon- Fri at 18:30 Skeem Sam

Mon- Fri at 19:00 Afrikaans Sitcom

Mon- Fri at 20:00 7de News (Afrikaans, Sesotho/Setswana/Sepedi bullentins)

Mon- Wed at 20:30 Uzalo

 

SABC 3 SCHEDULE CHANGES:

Generations the Legacy- 20:00

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The musicality of words is an important element of poetry, and many poets warily consider the sound of the words on the page. Patrons are invited to listen and appreciate an evening of jazz poetry hosted by Natalia Molebatsi with guests Vangi Gantsho and Florence Masebe through word, sound, rhythm, and improvisation.

 

Award-winning actress, producer and writer Florence Masebe; who’s recently published “The Heart Knows’ – a book of poems adapted from a series of entries detailing her personal journey of loss while grieving for her son will, alongside Vangi Gantsho perform words and poetry in the spirit of Healing, Pan Africanism and Sisterhood, backed by a jazz trio composed of Lex Futshane on bass, Siphiwe Shiburi on Drums and Yonela Mnana on piano.

 

 

Masebe is also the executive producer of Elelwani, the first Tshivenda film to be screened in South African cinemas and was an acculturation of a novel by the late Dr Titus Ntsieni Maumela, who as a teacher in the 1950s, wanted to show how education was an important vehicle to change the treatment of women in the Venda community. Maumela’s ‘Elelwani’ which means ‘to remember’, gave a voice to many Vhavenda who were told to study Sepedi or given books that were extracts from the Bible.  Florence as a student in Tshakuma, Limpopo read the book at school.

 

 

Held in conjunction with The Orbit –Home of Jazz, Words In Motion will take place on22 May 2018 at 20:00, host Molebatsi says “With this event, which will be a regular feature on the Orbit stage, each time with different acclaimed poets, we want to provide seasoned poets and writers with an international space where audiences can be treated to poetic expressions while also deeply exploring the link between poetry and jazz music.”

 

 

Gantsho is unapologetically womanist and recently co-founded Impepho Press. She has participated in poetry plays, events, and festivals on the continent and abroad.Having authored two collections, ‘Undressing In Front of The Window’ (2015) and Red Cotton (2018), Vangi holds an MA, with distinction, in Creative Writing from the university currently known as Rhodes.

 

 

Molebatsi has performed her poetry on international stages with icons such as Alice Walker and Linton Kwesi Johnson. She released her album“Natalia Molebatsi and the Soul Making” in 2015. Her latest book Elephant Woman Song is an elegy for her late grandmother.

 

 

Tickets cost R100 and bookings can be made in advance on info@theorbit.co.za or by phone 011 339 6645 or can also be bought at the door on the day of the event.

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MTN Bushfire 2018 Final Line-up & Program

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MTN Bushfire 2018 is proud to announce the full program of performances across multiple stages taking place from May 25th – 27th in the beautiful Malkerns Valley of eSwatini.
 
The diverse line-up reflects the festival’s identity as a uniquely African, and yet globally infused festival experience.  The MTN Bushfire main stage consistently plays host to some of Africa (and the world’s) top artists, featuring well-known and loved favorites, as well as introducing crowds to international artists of the highest calibre.
 
With additional stages including the House on Fire Ampitheatre and The Barn, DJ focused dance floors and a range of other activities, MTN Bushfire caters for a diverse and eclectic audience of over 26,000 annually.
 
More than a music festival, MTN Bushfire is a holistic experience made up of a rich texture of arts, cultures, crafts, food markets, and specialized zones that combine to create an explosive three-day event and a memorable take home experience.
 
Also, remember that the official MTN Bushfire campsite is now open fron NOON on Thursday May 24th, making your festival weekend even longer. Get to the border early on Thursday and avoid the queues.
 
With just over one week to go until MTN BUSHFIRE 2018, make sure you have your tickets secured before you arrive as tickets are already SOLD OUT and there will be NO tickets available at the gate.
 
MTN Bushfire 2018 Full Programme
 
FRIDAY (4pm – 3am)
Main stage: (1hr performance)
19:20 – Timbila Muzimba
20.40 – Velemseni
22:00 – Flavia Coelho
23:20 – Nakhane
00:40 – Dub Inc
02:00  – Khuli Chana
 
House on fire Amphitheatre: (50mins a performance)
18:15 – Mario Batkovic
20:25 – Oki Dub Ainu Band
21:45 – Nathalie Nathiembe
23:05 – Georgetown
00:25 – Dusty & stones
01:45 – Mandisa
 
Firefly Stage:
18:30 – DJ Ophis
19:30 – Jews For Techno
20:30 – Paluku The Scribe
20:45 – DJ Mavava
21:45 – DJ Crooks
22:45 – Karyendasoul
23:45 – Costa Titch
00:00 – DJ Mkay
01:00 – DJ Mbally
02:00 – DJ LU
 
The Barn:
Ongoing:  DJ Bob’s Jazz Club
20:00 – Buddy Masango
21:30 Mr Freddy
23:00 Mario Batkovic
 
SATURDAY (10am – 4am)
Main Stage:
13:50 – Azah
15: 10 – Alice Phoebe Lou
16:30 – Samthing  Soweto
17:50 – Sands
19:10 – Elida Almeida
20:30 – Dear  Rabane & Okzharp
21:50 – Kapa Dech
23:10 – Kwesta
00:30 – Sho  Madjozi
01:50 – Crimson  House
02:55 – DJ Lag
 
House on fire Amphitheatre: (50 min performances)
10:45 – Liyana Film screening – Bushfire premiere
13:00 – Salsa Dance session
14:55 – Manu Sija
16:15 – Guy Buttery and Kanada Narahari
17:35 – 5K-HD
18:55 – Nonku Phiri
20:15 – The Grammers
21:35 – Ibaaku
22:55 – Native Young
00:15 – M.Triggerson
01:35 – Radio 123
02:55 – DJ Cybos
 
Firefly Stage:
13:00 – Paul Waxon
14:00 – DJ Mbally
15:00 – Jews for Techno  
16:00 – Davina Satori
17:00 – DJ Czar
18:00 – DJ Mkay  
19:15 – Ezamaswazi
20:30 – Miss Trophy
20:45 – Mzwaa
21:00 – Kampire
22:00 – Cornelius
23:00 – DJ Touch of Soul
00:00 – DJ Master P
01:00 – Speech Umlangeni
02:00 – Zulu D
 
The Barn:
Ongoing DJ Bob’s Jazz Club
12:45 – Derek Gripper
16:15 – Open mic
17:35 – Khoisanboy_man
19:30 – Albert Frost
20:45 – Champions league
23:00 – Bam Bam Brown
00:20 – The Lions
 
SUNDAY10am – 11pm)
Main Stage:
12:20 – Tlale Makhene
13:40 – Sekou Kouyate
15:00 – “Africa Tribute to eSwatini’’ – featuring Salif Keita, Ladysmith Black Mambazo & Yemi Alade
16:50 – Sipho Hotstix mabuse
18:10 – Rouge
 
House on fire Amphitheatre
11am – Staceyann Chin
14:00 – Salsa dance session
19:30 – DJ Doo Wap & K$
 
Firefly Stage:
13:00 – DJ Paul Waxon
14:00 – DJ LU
15:00 – DJ Mavava
16:00 – Kampire
17:00 – DJ Ophis  
18:00 – DJ Czar
19:00 – DJ Crooks
20:00 – DJ Speech Umlangeni
21:00 – DJ Swizz
22:00 – Zulu D
 
The Barn:
Ongoing: DJ Bob Jazz club
11:00 – Bholoja
01:25 – Sibusile Xaba
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The 2018 Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF) will take place from October 9th – 19th 2018. This year’s edition will build significantly on the successes of last year with an increased focus on collaboration and the celebration of the local, regional, pan-African, and international film industries.

Through various collaborations we will be supporting colleagues, promoting our own stories, and finding innovative solutions together, creating an enabling environment for growth and development for filmmakers across Africa.

The CTIFMF through a variety of programs that will be announced in the upcoming months will be the pivot on which we will endeavor to exponentially grow the distribution of African content across the world.

 

Having set itself the goal of leading the transformation of the film industry in Africa, the CTIFMF is excited to announce the first and most fundamental stepping stone to achieving this goal: the official opening of the call for film submissions for the CTIFMF 2018.

 

 

Filmmakers from all over the world are invited to submit their films in the following categories:  feature films, documentary, animation and short films. We especially encourage producers, directors and script writers from South Africa and Africa who are creating local/African content to submit high quality entries into competition.

 

 

This year’s CTIFMF will present an exciting and diverse array of quality films that showcase the immense talent of filmmakers from South Africa, the rest of Africa and from around the world.

Only films completed not more than 18 months prior to the Call for Entries of the Cape Town International Film Market & Festival will be considered for competition purposes.

 

 

Films completed before this time will be eligible for screening in the Panorama Section but not considered for the competition section. Awards in the competition section are as follows:

FILM AWARDS
Grand Prix
Best Director
Best New Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Script
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Documentary Feature
Best Short Film
Best Animation Short Film
Best South African Feature Film
Best South African Short Film
Audience Award for Best Film at the Festival

 

 

Deadlines

May 1, 2018 Opening Date

July 10, 2018 Regular Deadline

July 31, 2018 Final Deadline

August 7, 2018 Notification Date

October 9 – 19, 2018 Event Date

Please visit the link below for the Entry Form, Rules & Regulations

CTIFMF FILMFREEWAY

For more information concerning the CTIFMF contact Festival Director & Festival Manager info@filmfest.capetown

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