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A 3-Day Food Festival Ignites Jozi Festivities

Jo'burgers To Get A Feast  Of Food Hall  At Agog Gallery in Maboneng  For Three Days In A Raw
FOOD HALL: A 3-Day Food Festival Ignites Jozi Festivities
MANGERmanje’s Food Hall calling all culinary enthusiasts and adventurous palates to experience a tailored food journey around South African food in a space of 3 days. While the festive season heats up, indulge in a 3-day festival of food experiences and journeys taking place on 27, 28, 29 December 2018 at Agog Gallery in Maboneng.  MANGERmanje’s Food Hall is the food and drink destination that will be serving a variety of local, continental & international cuisine.
Food is a story and we’re telling it on every level. There are three levels offering a different food experience built on MANGERmanje’s brands such as: Street Feast, Feasts and Brunch.
If you’re a food junkie, then Street Feast is the place to eat to your heart’s content. Curated vendors and pop-up street food stalls will have you licking your fingers and asking for more. …

Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green runner-up at the Miss Universe Pageant

"We are incredibly proud of Tamaryn and how she has shone on  the world stage. She has worked really hard during her reign and in the preparations for Miss Universe and she deserved her Top 3 placement. We look forward to welcoming her home where her Miss South Africa journey continues" -  Claudia Henkel,  Group PR manager Sun International Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green made the Top 3 at the Miss Universe pageant in Bangkok, Thailand, this morning. Tamaryn was crowned runner up as Miss Philippines took the crown.

Twenty-four-year-old Green, from Paarl in the Western Cape, represented South Africa against contestants from 93 other countries in the competition which was won by Miss Philippines Catriona Gray. Green was one of the front runners throughout the build-up to the finale.

The 67th Miss Universe pageant, which took place at Impact, Muang Thong Thani in Bangkok, Thailand, saw Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa crown her successor at the end of the event.

The show, which wa…

Be Part Of The Voice SA Season 3 Audience , Book Your Free Seat Now!

The Voice South Africa Season 3  moves to Urban Brew Studios in Randburg and you are invited  to be part of the audience! 
Anele Mdoda announced as the new host of The Voice South Africa, and Riky Rick, Francois van Coke and Riana Nel joins Lira on the show's red seats!
Fans of The Voice South Africa are in for an electrifying third season. The sparks are bound to fly when new coaches Riky Rick, Francois van Coke and Riana Nel compete for talent – and to add to the star wattage, Lira is back in one of the show’s hot red seats!

If you would like to join them at the pre-recorded Blind Auditions on 21 and 22 November and 26 and 27 November at Urban Brew Studios in Randburg, Johannesburg, you can book your seats at Entrance is free, but booking is essential. 

Meet the new hosts: 

Afrikaans singer-songwriter Riana NelRiana’s impressive résumé includes a long list of chart-topping songs, hit albums and awards. It all started in 2001 with her first Gospel album Oopmond, which …

Full List Of The Royalty Soapie Awards 2018 Nominees!

The 2018 Royalty Soapie Awards ceremony coming to Emperor's Palace,  famously known as the place of dreams promises to be a talk of the town.
Previously held in Durban, ICC, The Royalty Soapie Awards are coming to Gauteng leaving no stone un-turned. The awards are a brainchild of actress Bawinile Ntsaba. 
The public has the opportunity to vote for their favourite performers and decide who the winners should be.on the categories of Lead Role, Supporting Character and the Most Popular Soapie of the Year. The voting codes are available on the Royalty Soapie Awards website and on the awards social media pages. Follow the official hashtag #RSA2018 for more details. 
The 2018 Royalty Soapie Award Nominations: TECHNICAL CATEGORIES
Outstanding Art Direction 1. 7de Laan 2. Binnelanders 3. Isibaya 4. Isithembiso 5. Ring of Lies
Outstanding Directing Team 1. 7de Laan 2. Binnelanders 3. Isibaya 4. Isithembiso 5. Ring of Lies
Outstanding Editing Team 1. 7de Laan 2. Binnelanders 3. I…

Van Coke Kartel, joins Riky Rick, Riana Nel and Lira As The Voice South Africa Season 3 Coach!

Francois van Coke rocks up  as the fourth and final coach  on The Voice SA Season 3
“It’s going to be interesting to see how Francois’s #teamvancoke will push the boundaries  to create fresh crowd-pullers,  whose music will capture the spirit of our times,”  - M-Net’s Head of Publicity, Lani Lombard. 
In the past week, M-Net revealed that the coaching panel for The Voice South Africa Season 3 would include three hitmakers from different backgrounds and music genres: a flamboyant male rapper and producer, an Afrikaans gospel, country and pop darling and an Afro-chick soul diva. Missing from the mix was a rebellious rocker… and perhaps a little more testosterone. Not to worry. Formidable rock band frontman Francois van Coke is season three’s fourth coach.
The gifted Van Coke, who rocked – and initially shocked – the Afrikaans music scene with his irreverent alternative band Fokofpolisiekar and then made more waves with the legendary Van Coke Kartel, joins Riky Rick, Riana Nel and Lira in the ic…

PICTURES: SA Fashion Week Cruz Opening Party

South African Fashion Week turned 21 years in October and it was a call for celebration! Their partnership with CRUZ Vodka was a bonus to throw a massive party.
“Fashion is the essence of the Cruz lifestyle.  SA fashion week is an incredible association for  Cruz Vodka as it embodies the style 
and sophistication that embodies the brand.”  - Rachel de Mardt, Cruz Vodka, Marketing Manager. 
On a Monday night the A-listers of Johannesburg took over the most glamourus red carpet at new shopping center; ‘The Marc’ on Maude street, Sandton. The likes of AKA who is the brand ambassador for CRUZ, Blue Mbombo, Kelly Khumalo, Kay Naomi, actor and recent Mens Health cover star Lunga Shabalala, the bubbly Nomuzi Mabena, Phuthi Khomo graced the red carpet and partied up a storm. Even Mr & Mrs Knowles showed face. 
It has been four years since Cruz Vodka and SA Fashion Week announced their partnership and it was more like they launching their partnership with SA Fashion Week, they went all out. Seaso…

Yanga & Thato To Battle It Out At The Idols SA Finale & Top Three Performances Recap!

Yanga, who has been consistent  throughout the competition  received a standing ovation from the audience  and two of the judges for her deeply  emotive performance ofScars (All Over Me) her newly released single. 
Following the dramatic exit of King B on Idols SA last week Sunday, tonight another hopeful, Thando was voted off. This means ladies favorite, Thato and vocalist Yanga are to go face to face at the finale on Sunday the 18th live at Carnival City. Unfortunately, only one contestant will be crowned the winner of Idols SA season 14. Regardless of how amazing one is, it is up to the viewers at home to vote for who they believe deserves to take the big prize.
Tonight, live at the State Theater before the elimination, each contestant had to perform their newly released single which was recorded abroad as immediately after the top three was announced last Sunday, they had to get their bags from the Idols house and dash to the airport for Dubai. While in Dubai, each contestant recorded …

The 3rd Annual Royal Soapie Awards Are Back By Popular Demand!

Bawinile Ntshaba  Revives Royalty Awards  & Moves Them To Gauteng,  With New Major Sponsors. 
"This industry is hard.  Everything takes time,  perseverance and determination"  - Bawinile Ntshaba
There has been a lot of drama withThe Royalty Soapie Awards since they last happened at the Durban ICC in 2015.They since took a break with a lot of media coverage, which some were speculations as we have not had an official comment from the founder, actress Bawinile Ntshaba. Now, on its 3rd installment, Royalty Soapie Awards are coming to Gauteng with major sponsors such as Department of Arts & Culture, Gauteng Province Economic Development, Gauteng Province Art, Culture and Recreation, NEDBANK, BET and BLK OPL.
The Awards are set to take place at Emperor's Palace, the place of dreams. The event red-carpet promises to be a dream, with all the industry personalities who will show off their designer creations, and sure they will make an effort to honour BEYOND THE GLITZ AND GLAMOUR…