MEDIA INVITATION
 
For Immediate Release
 
29 November 2018
 
City to Unpack Plans for the 6th Annual Gospel Id Competition
 
It is all systems go for the grand finale of the sixth annual gospel Icons Discovery (ID) Competition.
 
To unpack the Municipality’s plans for the 2018 edition of the signature event, a media launch will be held on Sunday, 02 December 2018.
 
The launch will be used to give an overview of the Municipality’s long-term plan with regards to the Gospel ID Competition and showcase some of the success stories that have emerged from past participants and how the programme has elevated some of our emerging gospel artists to become stars. Members of the media will also be treated to a taste of the music produced by some of our previous winners.
 
The Gospel ID Competition began in 2013 and has grown in leaps and bounds over the years. It is aimed at giving a platform to local undiscovered artists an opportunity to showcase their talent and launch their music career. The 2018 edition of the competition saw more than 4000 hopefuls participate in the auditions process. Out of the 4000 people who auditioned, 35 finalists have been selected and will perform at the grand finale scheduled for 09 December 2018 at Ohlange Sports Ground, 09h00.
 
DETAILS OF THE MEDIA LAUNCH ARE AS FOLLOW:
 
Date: Sunday, 02 December 2018
Venue: Durban ICC
Time: 14h00
 
RSVP: Vuyo Ndlovu on 031 311 4838, vuyo.ndlovu@durban.gov.za
 
ENDS
 
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality’s Acting Head of Communications, Mandla Nsele on 031 311 4825 or email: mandla.nsele@durban.gov.za.
 
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