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Friday, September 5, 2014


uShaka Marine World are looking for KwaZulu-Natal’s new and emerging talents to add some special sparkle this coming festive season in celebration of the park’s 10th anniversary.

Announcing this year’s uShaka Search For The Stars competition in partnership with the Department of Arts and Culture, uShaka Marine World’s Entertainment and Events Manager, Wayne Scott, says all concerned are looking forward to seeing and hearing what the province’s best performers have up their sleeves.

uShaka Search For The Stars is open to both amateurs and professionals and not only includes singers like ( Hip Hop, pop, rock, kwaito and accapella groups) and dancers ( Indian, Zulu, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary ,Sotho, Bollywood and Gumboots). Speciality acts like the mime artists, jugglers, magicians and acrobats – you name it.

Search for the Stars excludes the following acts: Poetry, Drama, Maskandi and Isicathamiya.

Both individuals and groups are invited to audition on September 13 and 14 or September 20 and 21 at 09h00 at uShaka Marine World.

The exciting finals will take place on September 27 and 28 at uShaka Marine World from 09h00. The winners will be contracted to perform as entertainers at uShaka Marine World on an ad-hoc basis for an entire year.

“Over the past seven years, more than 10,000 talented performers have auditioned and we have created jobs for over 3,000 artists,” says Scott, who will direct the entertainment team that will include these competition winners. “We look forward to seeing more talented performers share their magic during the busy holiday season.”

For more information about the auditions, contact Nombuso Buthelezi on 031 328 8103/ 8008 or email her on