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For immediate release
 
14 June 2017
 
EThekwini Municipality to Host Maskandi/Ingoma Competition at Umnini
 
In keeping with its mandate to promote arts and culture in the City, the Municipality’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit will host a Maskandi/Ingoma Competition at Umnini Sports Ground on Friday, 16 June 2017.
 
The competition, which will be judged by legendary maskandi musician Phuzekhemisi and other panellists, will see local artists battle it out for the ultimate prize – R5000, a trophy and medals.
 
The aim of the competition is to give upcoming artists an opportunity to showcase their talent. The competition will be categorised into Ingoma Yomama, Ingoma Yezinsizwa, Ingoma Yezintombi and Maskandi. It will also feature the finalists of the 2016 Gospel Icons Discovery Talent Search who will entertain the crowd and give them spiritual upliftment.
 
The Maskandi/Ingoma Competition is a build-up to the 10th Year Celebration of eThekwini Living Legends, which will be hosted in September 2017.
 
DETAILS OF THE COMPETITION ARE AS FOLLOWS:
 
Venue: Umnini Sports Ground
Date: Friday, 16 June 2017
Time: 10h00 -17h00
RSVP: Vuyo Ndlovu on 031 311 4838, vuyo.ndlovu@durban.gov.za
 
ENDS
 
Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Head, Tozi Mthethwa.
 
 
 
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