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North West Cultural Calabash - Buz Publicity

Published: 13 November 2007

Hip-hop kingpin Tuks and popular Motsweding FM DJ Douglas Mosadi are among the musicians who will be entertaining locals during the run-up to the main North West Cultural Calabash event in September. Throughout August, four district events will be held around the province featuring a variety of professional and amateur artists. The good news is that budding young actors, dancers and singers from the area still have a chance to show off their performing arts skills and reach for the stars. Children aged 14 to 20, who are resident in the North West Province, are eligible to enter the talent competitions taking place during the Calabash’s various district events. Teens can take part in three categories – drama (preparing an extract from a play or writing an original short play on the theme ‘Relationships in My Country, My South Africa’); music (solo singing unaccompanied, pop band or jazz band); or dance (traditional, pantsula, hip-hop or gumboot). The deadline for entries has been extended to the Wednesday prior to each district selection, but hopefuls are urged to make haste and throw their hats into the ring as soon as possible. During these district events, the top young performers in each of the drama, music and dance sub-categories will be chosen and will compete for selection to the main North West Cultural Calabash festival, which takes place in Taung from 21 to 23 September. The winners will also participate in the Aardklop arts festival in Potchefstroom from 24 to 29 September, and will receive cash prizes, trophies and follow-up skills development, management and mentoring. The district selection events, on successive Saturdays, will be accompanied by a series of music concerts on the preceding Friday nights. Each of the concerts will feature DJ Webster’s Crew, Tuks Senganga and Douglas Mosadi, as well as a host of local artists. The district selection events are free to the public, while each of the concerts carries a nominal R20 entrance fee. The main festival, from 21 to 23 September, will play host to a pop concert and a jazz concert featuring top South African acts, as well as several theatre, dance, poetry and traditional arts events. The publicity and needed PR requirements are being handled by Buz Publicity. Contact 011 673 4995 or info@buz.co.za for details.
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