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Tuesday, September 15, 2015


September 26 at 19h00 is a red letter day for fans of Iscathamiya, the traditional music genre made famous by Grammy award-winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Now into its 18th year, this annual competition presented by The Playhouse Company has become one of the major highlights of Durban's arts and culture calendar, bringing together music fans and singing groups from all corners of KwaZulu-Natal, as well as from the Eastern Cape.

A total of 100 groups are competing for the coveted prize money in the following categories: Champs; Standard & Open Section.

A fashion extravaganza is another element to the competition for 32 males and females, Onobuhle – beauty queens and Oswenka being male fashionistas. This event promises to be an evening of delight and glamour in the cultural aspect of Isicathamiya.

For information contact Dawn Haddon on 031 369 9407.Tickets available via Checkers/ Shoprite, Computicket or call the Playhouse box office on 031 369 9540/ 031 369 9596.

Special discounted parking is available for all Playhouse patrons at the Albany/ Royal Hotel parking.