MEDIA INVITATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

07 October 2015

Gospel Icon Discovery Talent Search Finale

The long journey to stardom will come to an end when eThekwini Municipality crowns the 2015 Gospel Icons Discovery Talent Search winner during the grand finale of the competition on Sunday, 11 October 2015.

The musical affair will see 45 hopefuls showcase their talent in front of a live audience, for the ultimate prize. The 45 participants consists of group performances, junior (12 years and younger) and solo performances.

The winner of each category will receive R10 000, a full recording deal, a photoshoot and a clothing sponsor. The first runner-up will receive R5 000 and a contract to record three-songs while the second runner-up will receive R3 000 and a contract to record three-songs. 

Alongside the participants will be performances by Pastor Ncanda, Mabusi Gcabashe (2014 winner), Bongani Mchunu (2013 winner), Amazing Grace, Uzalo Choir, Mqondisi, Andile Mbili, Fikile Mlomo and Abathandwa who will ensure that the audience is kept in high spirits at all times.

Members of the media are invited.

DETAILS OF THE FINALE ARE AS FOLLOW:

Date: Sunday, 11 October 2015

Venue: Ohlange Sports Ground

Time: 09:00 (Red Carpet Experience will start at 08:30)

RSVP: Vuyo Ndlovu on 031 311 4838, vuyo.ndlovu@durban.gov.za

ENDS 

Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Head, Tozi Mthethwa.

For more information members of the media can contact Gugu Sisilana on 031 311 4855 or email: gugu.mbonambi@durban.gov.za or Princess Nkabane on 031 311 4855 or email: princess.nkabane@durban.gov.za​.