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Winners of The BET Hip Hop Awards 2017

Posted by radio On October - 14 - 2017 ADD COMMENTS

The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 brought the heat to Miami, Florida on Friday, October 6, 2017 for the annual taping of the most prominent hip hop showcase on television. Multi-platinum artist, mega-producer and holder of ‘the keys to success’ DJ Khaled hosted hip-hop’s biggest night of the year at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater. The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 will premiere on BET Africa (DStv channel 129) on Friday, 13 October at 21:00 CAT.

ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 17: DJ Khaled performs onstage during the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on September 17, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/BET/Getty Images for BET)

 

 

Cardi B stole the show with 5 wins for ‘Single of the Year’ for her Number #1 Billboard hit, ‘Bodak Yellow’; ‘Best New Hip Hop Artist’, ‘Best Mixtape’, ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)’, and ‘Hustler of the Year’. Kendrick Lamar followed closely picking up 4 awards for ‘Best Hip Hop Video’, ‘Album of the Year’, ‘Hot Ticket Performer’ and ‘Lyricist of the Year’. Host DJ Khaled snagged 3 honors for ‘DJ of the Year’, ‘Best Collab, Duo or Group’ and ‘MVP of the Year’, dedicating the accolades to his son, Asahd Khaled. Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell received the night’s biggest honor, the ‘I Am Hip Hop Award’ for his unmatched achievements and contributions to hip hop culture.

 

Viewers should tune into the hottest performances by DJ Khaled featuring Trick Daddy, T-Pain, Plies and Rick Ross with their 2007 anthem “I’m so Hood”. Migos kept the energy going with a performance of their latest single “Too Hotty”; Playboi Carti had the house rocking with hits “Woke Up Like This” and “Magnolia (Milly Rock)”. Over at Club Liv, Gucci Mane performed a medley of club bangers including “Tone It Down”, “I Get the Bag”, “Curve” and “Make Love First”; Yo Gotti performed new single “Juice” and chart-topping hit “Rake it Up”. Cardi B hit the stage with a much anticipated performance of her Billboard Chart-topping hit, “Bodak Yellow” and Rick Ross, Trina, Trick Daddy and Flo Rida all hit the stage in a nostalgic tribute to hip hop pioneer Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell, during which “Uncle Luke” performed some of his classic hip hop hits “Scarred”, “It’s Your Birthday”, “Me So Horny”,  “Pop That” and “I Wanna Rock (Doo Doo Brown)”.

 

The complete list of 2017 BET “Hip Hop Awards” winners are:

 

Best Hip-Hop Video

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”

 

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

 

Hot Ticket Performer

Kendrick Lamar

 

Lyricist of the Year

Kendrick Lamar

 

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

 

DJ of the Year

DJ Khaled

 

Producer of the Year

Metro Boomin

 

MVP of the Year

DJ Khaled

 

Single of the Year

“Bodak Yellow” – Produced By J. White Did It (Cardi B)

 

Album of the Year

Kendrick Lamar – “DAMN.”

 

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B

 

Hustler of the Year

Cardi B

 

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)

Cardi B

 

Best Hip-Hop Online Site/ App

TheShadeRoom.com

 

Best Mixtape

Cardi B – “Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2”

 

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Nicki Minaj – “Rake It Up” (Yo Gotti ft. Nicki Minaj)

 

Impact Track

Jay Z – “The Story of O.J.”

 

Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment, served as Executive Producer of the BET Hip Hop Awards along with Connie Orlando, BET Head of Programming and Jeannae Rouzan–Clay, Vice President of Specials, Jesse Collins Entertainment.

 

BET.com/HipHopAwards is the official site for the BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 where fans can visit to get up-to-date info on this year’s show and take a look back on past BET Hip Hop Awards.  The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 will premiere on BET Africa (DStv channel 129) on Friday, 13 October at 21:00 CAT.

 

BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” is fresh, legendary and, as always, a memorable night that you don’t want to miss!

 

For more information on the BET Hip Hop Awards, visit www.betafrica.tv, like and chat to us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BETinAfrica or join the conversation about the channel on Twitter and Instagram @BET_Africa using the hashtag #BETHipHopAwards17.

 

 

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Soweto Theatre is proud to announce a ten-day musical tribute to culture luminary and godfather of South Africa theatre, Gibson Kente from 7 to 17 December 2017.

Where Robert Sobukwe,Mirriam Makeba and Nelson Mandela left an indelible mark in our imagination, the late Gibson Kente played an equally consequential role. Plays like ‘How Long’, ‘I Believe’ and ‘Too Late’ amongst many others spoke to the heart of what indigenous South Africans experienced under a repressive and foreign regime.

 

Gibson Kente is referred to as the father of township theatre. It is from the townships that legends like him have influenced the cultural, economic and political landscape of South Africa and various parts of the globe. Gibson Kente was a theatre extraordinaire; he was a director, producer, playwright, music composer and choreographer of his own plays. Not only was he a theatre practitioner but he also contributed to the education and training space in South Africa.

 

Being the cardinal storyteller illustrating black pain, love and aspiration in the time of Apartheid it is with great pleasure to announce that he will be commemorated in a musical tribute at Soweto Theatre this festive season.

 

“South Africa is at a time of great possibilities as we are on the verge of a cultural renaissance. Our audiences are in for treat,” says Makhaola Ndebele, Artistic Manager at Joburg City Theatres.

 

A Musical Tribute to Gibson Kente will be in Soweto Theatre’s main auditorium (The Red) from December 7thuntil December 17th 2017. Tickets are now on sale at R120,with early bird tickets at R80, and  available at the onsite box office, www.sowetotheatre.com as well as selected Pick ‘n Pay stores.

 

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Hugh Masekela unable to perform at Delicious Fest

Posted by radio On October - 3 - 2017 ADD COMMENTS

DStv has announced that Hugh Masekela is no longer able to perform at this year’s DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival to be held at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October.

 

This follows an emergency medical procedure on his left eye in September, which requires several weeks of rest for post-operative healing. As a result, Masekela will not be able to engage in performances or extensive travel until the end of October.

 

Massive management’s Lloyd Cornwall says the festival organisers are naturally disappointed that Hugh Masekela will not be able to be part of this year’s fantastic line-up, which includes other several high profile international and local artists. “We understand that Hugh’s health takes priority and we wish him a speedy recovery in the weeks ahead.”

 

Cornwall assures festival-goers that the line-up for the festival is superb with international music giants such as CommonJohn LeeeAlexander O’NealOmarSoul II Soul and Femi Kuti expected thrill audiences. “We also have an incredible line-up of local performers including Bongo Maffin and TKZeeThandiswa Mazwai and Black Coffee.

 

“We urge the public not to miss out on this awesome two-day event. Tickets are available at ticketpro.co.za and there will also be loads of delicious food on offer as well as excellent entertainment for the younger members of the family.”

Book your tickets for the DStv Delicious Festival and get to enjoy two days of wall to wall musical treats and food that will tantalise your taste buds.

 

General Access Ticket

 

R495 per person per day or R800 per person for a weekend pass (Saturday and Sunday) includes the following:

  • Access into festival grounds
  • Access to general public areas (General Access standing area, food market, exhibitions, DStv channel activations, the GA public bars)

 

The Ciroc Terrace Lounge

 

R1295 per person per day or R2100 per person for a weekend pass (Saturday and Sunday) includes the following:

  • Situated on exclusive VIP terrace
  • VIP Lounge
  • VIP Parking (one parking pass per two tickets bought, parking pass will be emailed)
  • VIP Entrance
  • VIP Bathrooms
  • Premium Cash Bar
  • Tented lounge and furniture
  • Hostesses
  • Viewing Deck with sight lines to the main stage and a view over the festival
  • Fenced garden

 

Kids Zone

R150 per child per day (restricted to ages 3 to 13 years) includes the following:

  • Access into festival grounds
  • Access to general public areas (General Access standing area, food market, exhibitions, DStv channel activations)
  • Access into Kids Zone area for Kids ages 3 to 13 years

 

 

 

DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival is held in proud association with Gauteng Tourism Authority, Proudly South African, Kaya FM, Independent Newspapers, Coca-Cola, J&B, Ciroc, Johnnie Walker, Tanqueray, Castle Milk Stout, Jeep, Generosity Water, Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards and Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and The Tim Tebeila Foundation

 

 

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PwC Report : The future of Music

Posted by radio On October - 3 - 2017 ADD COMMENTS

South Africa’s music revenue is on a growth curve. Total music revenue was R2.2 billion in 2016, up 2.7% on the previous year. The live music sector continues to be the growth driver as recorded music sales decline. However, while the live segment is set to maintain its momentum, recorded music revenue will begin to revive as South African consumers increasingly sign up to the market’s digital services. Total music revenue is forecast to rise at a CAGR of 5.0% to reach R2.8 billion in 2021.

Recorded music set to rise on the back of healthy streaming growth. As in many markets, audiences are not only turning away from owning physical music product, but they are also set to reduce their consumption of digital downloads, with downloading revenue forecast to decline for the first time in 2017 by 7%. South Africa is able to boast a wide range of music streaming services, with newcomers still coming to market with differentiated, competitive offers, further boosting consumer demand for subscription-based listening.

 

  • Physical recorded music is in steep decline. Sales totalled just R463 million in 2016, down from R562 million in the previous year, and from R992 million in 2012. Physical recorded music revenue is forecast to decrease at a CAGR of -18.4% over the next five years to be worth only R168 million in 2021.

 

  • Live music plays a key, and growing, role. Ticket sales and sponsorship revenue will continue to rise at a pace that will see live music take an increasing share of total music revenue, increasing from 55% in 2016 to 62% in 2021. Live music revenue will rise from R1.2 billion in 2016 to total R1.7 billion in 2021, a CAGR of 7.4% over the forecast period.

 

The headline change in the music industry has to be the marked consumer shift away from purchasing and owning recorded music to showing an increasing preference for subscription-based, music-rental services. A similar trend is being experienced across the globe in the consumer music-streaming spending figures and forecasts, with the rate of change the only significant differentiator.

 

As with other markets, that shift to subscription-based streaming looks to have come at a cost to the music industry, with a sharp decline in digital music downloads, a format that is losing favour in most countries. Music-streaming platforms will continue to grow, with much of that activity driven by the region’s younger demographics.

 

As in many developed markets, streaming has proved the saviour of the recorded music industry in South Africa. A healthy mix of local and international players have combined to create a compelling service for consumers, and uptake is easily enough to offset the fast-declining physical and downloads market.

 

Coupled with a live music market in good shape, the music segment has a positive outlook over the next five years.

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Simphiwe Dana – One Night at The Lyric Theatre

Posted by radio On September - 28 - 2017 ADD COMMENTS

Kaya FM & Bassline Live are honoured to be hosting the living legend songstress Simphiwe Dana to the live series of events at the Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City on the 11 November.

 

Already lauded as one of the most important singers, cultural activists and fashion icons of our time, Ms. Dana has yet to grace the series that has seen the likes of Oliver Mtukudzi, Thandiswa Mazwai and The Soil being booked.

 

 

Therefore, it is only fitting, as the musical series grows from strength to strength, that this globally-revered world music artist join the ranks and add to the solid reputation that Kaya FM & Bassline Live have created with these top quality shows.

 

Simphiwe Dana is more than just a singer – since her debut release Zandisilie in 2004, anyone who heard her music or encountered her on stage has been moved by her fierce determination and grit to not only embed herself into the hearts of her fans through song, but to constantly give back to South Africa at large with her awareness of socio-economic challenges faced in the various communities.  She is a voice for the voiceless and shakes political landscapes, whilst the natural God-given talent of her voice and song-writing seem to come as a natural conduit to compliment her personal and more heartfelt passions.

 

With this kind of path was impossible to stop the force that was Simphiwe Dana.  From her debut album raking in numerous awards and instantly being released in Europe, to becoming the number one selling Music artist on the German World Music Charts and number three on the European Music Charts with her album Kulture Noir, musically she has yet to step a foot wrong.

 

Simphiwe was also named ‘African Woman Of The Year’ in 2016 by New African Woman alongside the likes of artist Esther Mahlangu, athlete Caster Semenya and actress Lupito Nyong’o.  She strives to create conversation that will spark change and is seen as one of the leading and most impactful women in African arts and culture.  In fact so profound is Simphiwe Dana’s influence that her music has been incorporated into the curriculum at Oxford University, no small feat for even the most established of musician considering that to date Simphiwe has only released 4 studio albums and 2 Live DVD’s.

 

She has just recently completed the recording of what she states to be a dream come true in “The Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience”, which featured international guests Asa and Concha Buika as well as a 60-piece orchestra.  Simphiwe opened the floor to an auspicious audience including Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and a host of other awe-struck guests.  The DVD recording is an exceptional production and a true testament to the multi-talented aspects of this stars’ personality.

 

Simphiwe, known for her grace and conviction, also serves as the first global African ambassador for Amnesty International and the African Union’s Africa Re-imagined Creative Hub (ARCH), a programme that is dedicated to establishing how the arts, culture and heritage sectors can contribute to the AU’s Agenda 2063.  Simphiwe continues to put into action her strong beliefs about socio-economic development and was appointed the ambassador for the Primestars 2015 ‘Step Up 2 A Start Up’ programme which focused on educating grade 10 to 12 pupils on how to become successful entrepreneurs.

 

Thirteen years into her career, Simphiwe Dana remains a hurricane of success, enlightenment, upliftment and soul-stirring entertainment.  Although with the power of her work it seems fickle to even mention her outstanding fashion sense and beauty, there is no denying that the package that encompasses this star is as monumental as the sum of her shine.  Simphiwe Dana is without a doubt, a true queen.

With a limited amount of tickets, the Lyric Theatre is predicted to sell out fast – make sure you book now at Computicket for R250 to avoid disappointment.

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South Africa’s hottest artists will be performing at the 23rd Taung Cultural Calabash on Sunday, 24 September 2017 at the Taung Sports Ground in North-West.

 

Afropop music star, Lira, hip-hop hitmakers AKA and Nasty C, and the Tigi Tigi hit single artist – Sands, Black Motion, Fifi Cooper, Tuks Senganga, Mo’Molemi and many more talented Bokone Bophirima musicians will be getting the festival guests to sweat it out in dance moves and sing-alongs at this prestigious cultural event.

 

Taung Cultural Calabash is a three-day event from 22 -24 September, designed to celebrate arts and culture through Dance, Drama, Music, Comedy, Poetry, and other cultural celebrations. The festival is a one-stop cultural market, providing all forms of economic and cultural benefit to the people of Bokone Bophirima and South Africa.

 

“TCC 2017 will be celebrated under the theme ‘tsosoloso/revival’, in accordance with the Setswana cultural practice, predominant in Taung and Bokone Bophirima in general” says Dr. Otsile Ntsoane, CEO of The Mmabana Foundation.

TCC is popular for hosting a series of auditions and performances for amateurs and semi-professional artists. This year however, the auditions phase will concentrate mainly in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District.

 

The three-day festival will consist of arts, culture and fashion exhibitions; drama and dance productions; puppet show and children’s theatre and storytelling; traditional cuisine and outdoor performances by musicians from the province and country-wide. Revelers will further be treated to two days of cultural activities in the main programme at the Batlhaping Baga ga Phuduhucwana Kgotla.

The Taung Cultural Calabash Festival is supported by the Department of Arts and Culture and the North West Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs.

 

Tickets to The Taung Cultural Calabash are available at Computicket (both online and instore) at R100 each. Cooler bags will be charged at R30 at the gate.

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TKZEE , Bongo Muffin reunite for Delicious Fest

Posted by radio On September - 12 - 2017 ADD COMMENTS

It’s going to be fire on the DStv Delicious Festival stage as two of SA’s most loved bands Bongo Muffin and TKZee reunite for exclusive performances at the 2017 DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival, brought to you by Liberty at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand.

TKZee will perform on Saturday 7 October and Bongo Maffin on Sunday 8 October.

 

The two groups will join an already impressive line-up of artists at the festival such as international heavyweights Common, Imagination featuring Leee John, Alexander O’Neal, Omar and Femi Kuti as well as local talent Hugh Masekela, Thandiswa Mazwai and Black Coffee.

 

In addition to Bongo Maffin and TKZee selecting their own material to perform, audiences will be invited to choose four songs to be performed by each band at the festival. You can also expect a live band for the TKZee performance:

 

TKZee

Who doesn’t remember the endless hits brought to us by this group made up of three school friends, Tokollo Tshabalala, Kabelo Mabalane and Zwai Bala. TKZee ignited the South African music scene in 1996, fast becoming the top-selling kwaito group in the country. Their first breakthrough hit, Palafala, sampled Joni Mitchell’s 1970 hit, Big Yellow Taxi, and sold more than 100,000 copies.

 

The three musicians didn’t shoot to fame by chance.  Classically trained Zwai was the first black member of the Drakensburg Boys Choir as well as the first black member of the Royal Music Academy in Edinburgh, Scotland. Tokollo started off his career in 1995, recording with kwaito artist, Mdu, while Kabelo was part of a music exchange programme in the United States.

 

Today, their sound is so much more than kwaito and incorporates hip-hop, classical, house and gospel beats that fuse into what is now known as “Guz” music.

 

Bongo Maffin

Bongo Maffin is known for its heady mix of kwaito, house, techno, rap, hip-hop, and reggae sounds – a highly successful blend that saw them win a South African Music Award for Best Kwaito Band in 1999 and “Best African Group” at the KORA All-African Award ceremonies in 2001.

 

Made up of Jah Seed, Thandiswa Mazwai, Stoan Seate and Speedy, the bank was formed by Zimbabwe-born musician and DJ, Appleseed (born Oscar Appleseed), in 1996. The band built up a solid fan base in South Africa before exploring the international music arena and gaining appreciation in France, England and Denmark.

 

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MTN Bushfire is thrilled about the amazing uptake of early bird tickets for MTN Bushfire 2018 that went on sale on Tuesday, 5th September. The full festival main arena tickets SOLD OUT in less than 2 hours after release! This record-breaking response from MTN Bushfire fans reflects the major increase in interest in the festival from across Africa and the globe.

Full price tickets are now on sale online only. Please note that there are currently no physical tickets on sale and fans can only purchase tickets digitally.  Bushfire encourages everyone to book tickets early to avoid disappointment as tickets for MTN Bushfire have sold out for the past three years.

 

MTN Bushfire 2018 tickets prices:

 

TICKET OPTIONS PRICES
Full Fest Main Arena 780
Full Fest Golden Lounge 1550
Full day/Full Fest Children 230

 

Make sure to book your tickets now for one of the “7 African music festivals you really have to see” as listed by CNN and named “Top African Festival” by BBC.

 

Pre-sale tickets are available via the MTN Bushfire website www.bush-fire.com and Facebook page www.facebook.com/MTNBushfire.

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The Los Angeles based DISCOP organisation is excited to announce a new programme, dubbed DISCORE, that will bring the world of music production closer to the African editions of the DISCOP Film, Television, Digital Content Markets.

 

With the inaugural event to kick off at Côte d’Ivoire during the next Abidjan edition of DISCOP (29|31 May 2018), DISCORE will be co-organised with Nairobi-based PHAT! Music & Entertainment – a celebrated authority on African music since 1999, under its social enterprise arm, ONGEA! Africa.

 

DISCORE will be launched at DISCOP Johannesburg, taking place from 25th – 27th October 2017, at the Sandton Convention Centre.

 

Designed as a knowledge-transfer and matchmaking programme, DISCORE will specifically target African-based creative, production, and technical experts from within the expanding Pan-African music industry.

 

These African music producers and experts will be offered the unique opportunity to learn from the pros, as well as to build relationships with international music supervisors and film, television & digital content producers seeking original songs and scores that can accompany entertainment content destined for global audiences.

 

Given the ever-increasing range and diversity of audiences, the selection of music for content is playing an increasingly decisive and important role in establishing atmosphere, tone, and even the appeal of original content.

 

“The conflation of the music, film, television & digital content industries continues at a rapid pace as storytelling recipes change to adapt to the commercial imperatives of an increasing global market for diversified content”, explains Patrick Zuchowicki, General Manager of DISCOP.

 

Founding Director of ONGEA! Africa – Mike Strano, concurs: “It is clear that within this global context, the time is right for African music creators and producers to stake their claim, as the demand for more original scores, and particularly for African sounds, is rising fast.”

 

This increased appetite for African sounds is demonstrated by the growing number of collaborations with African artists hitting the global airwaves.  From the likes of Britain’s Ed Sheeran collaborating with Ghanaians Fuse ODG and KillBeatz on “Bibia Be Ye Ye” that has over 37 million views on YouTube, the 2016 Collaboration between the highly acclaimed Canadian Hip-Hop sensation Drake and Nigeria’s Wizkid on “One Dance” that became one of the top selling songs globally to the 2017 hit from Tanzanian artist Diamond Platnumz and American RnB Superstar Ne-Yo, “Marry You,” African artists and sounds are reaching new heights.

 

Other developments such as content streaming are also adding to this demand, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) 2017 report, the global music market grew by 5.9% in 2016, with streaming as the clear driver of this growth due to a 60% increase in revenue. Interestingly, there was a 334% growth of streaming in Africa, driven by increased smartphone penetration on the continent and forward-thinking partnerships between tech companies and music corporates.

 

The IFPI further reported that the global music synchronisation market grew by 7% in 2015, and by another 2.8% in 2016. Midem 2016 even featured a panel exclusively dedicated to African music, entitled: Tapping into Africa – an Emerging Music Sector, that echoed the sentiment that there is a growing global demand for African music and its licensing.

 

The time, therefore, is now for DISCORE – a unique platform that will bring together all relevant players in the industry for a focused B2B meeting and business environment.

 

DISCORE will be an interactive experience, bridging the worlds of music and filmed content, to:

  • Give creative, production and technical experts in Africa’s music industry a unique chance to break into the global content production market, while learning from the world’s most visionary entrepreneurs.
  • Provide key music supervisors, from the global film, television, digital content and advertising industries, unparalleled access to creative and production talent in Africa, with a proven aptitude to captivate the ears of multi-cultural audiences.

 

From 2018, all DISCOP African markets will include a full-day DISCORE programme,that will provide participants with valuable, actionable information and tools, along with unparalleled access to networking and meetings.

 

The proposed programme will include:

  1. Knowledge-transfer:Designed expressly for composers, music publishers, independent producers, agents and lawyers, as well as for recording, sound-mixing and post-production studios aspiring to play a role in the fast-evolving, cross-border film, television, digital content and advertising global ecosystem.
  2. Sync Connect: Enabling leading composers and publishers from Africa to pitch their works to established international music supervisors working on the production of film, television, digital content and advertising.
  3. Matchmaking:Providing qualified creative, production and technical talent access to key music supervisors, through scheduled meetings.

 

In order to ensure a continued momentum, and to bridge strategic Regions of Africa, DISCORE will take place three times in 2018 and four times a year at the four African DISCOP markets from 2019: Nigeria (March), Abidjan (May), Zanzibar (July), and South Africa (October).

 

For more information visit www.discop.com

 

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Fun-filled kids zone at DStv Delicious Fest

Posted by radio On September - 7 - 2017 ADD COMMENTS

There’s lots to amuse the little ones at this year’s DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival, brought to you by Liberty. Awesome activities have been lined up to entertain the kiddies all day long at the festival Kids Zone while parents enjoy the mega array of food and music on offer. There will be educational games, exciting character interactions, mini gymnastics, gaming, augmented reality and so much more.

With DStv bringing entertainment from Cartoon Network and Boomerang, the fun-filled ‘Kids Zone’ will engage and enthral children between the ages of 3 and 13 in a multitude of ways.

 

Some of Cartoon Network’s favourite characters will keep them occupied in a flurry of activities. A Ben 10 augmented reality (AR) experience will enable kids to transform into their favourite Ben 10 alien: Heatblast, who throws fireballs; Diamondhead, who throws crystal shards; Four Arms, who creates shock waves; or Overflow, who shoots water.

There is also the Ben 10 race, a designated area for kids to frolic about on balancing beams, monkey bars and ball pits. There will also be sack races so the kids can battle against each other and put their Ben 10 alien skills to the test.

 

‘PPG Yourself’ stations will keep the little ones amused for ages as they have the chance to turn themselves into their very own Powerpuff Girl. It will allow them to customise their look and style to create a Powerpuff Girl ‘mini-me’. What’s more is that you can get your image printed on-site to take home.

 

A screening area will play movies and your favourite Cartoon Network shows throughout the day. They will even get the chance to be one of the first to see the premiere of new ‘special’ episodes of the Powerpuff Girls which introduces the newest Powerpuff Girl voiced by Toya de Lazy.

 

Imagination Studio’s will have the kids busy for hours, exploring their artistic talents by drawing, colouring and creating their very own animated characters.

 

Then there is Boomerang’s Mini-Zoo, with an animal themed “what’s in the box”. An interactive experience that allows children to engage with Boomerang and learn all about animals through tactile, sight and sound experiences.

 

Bounce KinderGym is a gymnastics programme supervised by trained Bounce KinderGym coaches and will be available for 3 to 5-year olds, strictly. The specifically designed programme harnesses the unique fun and health benefits of trampolining and is proven to help children build self-expression and confidence.

 

In yet more fun, children will be able to enjoy the Strider Adventure Zone or bike obstacle track. Strider Adventure Zones are safe and friendly environments that encourage kids up to 5 years old to test ride a Strider and play with other kids, while improving and developing fundamental bike handling skills.

 

The entertainment doesn’t end there. Two PlayStation trailers, giant inflatables, a fun food bar for hungry adventurers, a 12-metre climbing wall and a Baby and Toddler Zone.

 

The Kids Zone is a secured, access controlled area to give parents peace of mind.

And don’t forget the awesome international and local talent the DStv Delicious Festival has secured for the two days, from hip-hop recording artist Common,  Imagination feat. Leee John and British soul singer, Omar, to American born, R&B musician, Alexander O’Neal, Nigerian award-winning world music artist, Femi Kuti and last but not least British dance/R&B band Soul II Soul. Some of South Africa’s incredibly talented local musicians to grace the festival stage include Hugh MasekelaThandiswa MazwaiTKZeeBongo Maffin and Black Coffee live with band.

 

With a Delicious line-up of entertainment for the kids, be sure you don’t miss out on this epic event – so get your tickets now and get ready for SA’s biggest food and music extravaganza, the DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival brought to you by Liberty, the not-to-be-missed event on the 2017 events calendar. Tickets are now on sale from www.deliciousfestival.com  or  www.ticketpro.co.za

Tickets are R250 per child per day (restricted to ages 3 -13 years) and include the following:

  • Access into festival grounds
  • Access to general public areas (General access standing area, food market, exhibitions, DStv channel activations)
  • Access into Kids Zone area and all activities

 

 

Other tickets available to purchase are:

General Access Ticket

R495 per person per day

R800 per person for a weekend pass (Saturday & Sunday)

Ciroc Terrace Lounge

R1 295 per person per day

R2 100 per person for a weekend pass (Saturday & Sunday)

DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival, brought to you by Liberty is held in proud association with Coca-Cola, Vodacom, Gauteng Tourism Authority, The Tim Tebeila Foundation, Proudly South African, Jeep, Flight Centre, Kaya FM, Independent Newspapers, Generosity Water, Castle Milk Stout, J&B, Ciroc, Johnnie Walker, Tanqueray, Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards and Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.

 

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 5FM’s Station Manager wins Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Award

5FM’s Station Manager Justine Cullinan is the winner of the Corporate Award at this year’s Veuve Clicquot ELLE Boss Awards […]


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