MEDIA INVITATION
 
05 December 2018
 
Gospel Stars to Be Crowned At the 6th Annual Gospel Id Competition Finale
 
Upcoming gospel artists from around the City will have their dreams coming true when they are crowned the 2018 Gospel Icons Discovery Competition winners. The prestigious grand finale of the competition is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 09 December 2018 at Ohlange Sports Ground, Inanda.
 
Approximately 35 finalists will sing their hearts out to impress judges; Malusi Mbokazi, Thulani Ga Ndlela, DJ Happygal and guest judge Ayanda Ncwane. The competition which is divided into soloists, groups and odwinkidwinki (under 12 years) will see winners in each category walking away with R20 000 cash. Groups and soloists will also sign a full album deal with one of the leading recording companies in the City while odwinkidwinki are to receive a coaching scholarship on a musical instrument of their choice at the Durban Music School.
 
Runners up in each category will walk away with R15 000 for second place and R10 000 for third place.
 
The Gospel ID, as it is popularly known, is a talent search programme aimed at unearthing talent of young gospel artists within eThekwini.
 
It helps them to launch their gospel career and be mentored on the business side of music.
 
Members of the media are invited to come report on yet another gospel history being written.
 
DETAILS OF THE COMPETITION FINALE ARE AS FOLLOWS:
 
DATE: Sunday, 09 December 2018
TIME: 08h30 – 15h30
VENUE: Ohlange Sport Ground, Inanda
 
RSVP: Vuyo Ndlovu on 031 311 4838, vuyo.ndlovu@durban.gov.za by no later than Friday, 07 December 2018. Transport for media will leave from the City Hall parking lot at 08h00. When you RSVP please indicate if you require transport.
 
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