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Saturday, November 19, 2011


Feel the beat of Africa at uShaka Marine World. It’s Zulu Dance Champions time again.

Over 60 dance troupes will perform the Indlamu - the traditional dance most often associated with Zulu culture and based on warrior war dances. First prize is R5,000 cash, a floating trophy and a R250,000 guaranteed working contract from December 2011 to December 2012. The second and third placed troupes will receive cash prizes of R3,000 and R2,000 respectively. Judges include Entertainment Manager Wayne Scott, a representative from KZN’s Department of Arts & Culture and Vodacom as well as two celebrity judges who will be announced shortly.

“This unique event only happens at uShaka Marine World. It started six years ago and has given performers the opportunity to provide the very best cultural entertainment for both local and international visitors. We’re expecting thousands of dancers to enter and as many members of the public to enjoy this dance spectacle,” said Scott. This year’s brings on board the Department of Arts and Culture as well as Vodacom as sponsors.”

The Competition runs on November 26 and 27 at 09h00 and from November 28 to December 2 between 13h00 and 17h00. The semi-finals will take place on December 3 from 10h00, singling out the top 10 dance troupes for the final on December 4 from 10h00.

For more information, contact Nombuso Buthelezi for bookings on 031 328 8103.