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Saturday, March 25, 2017


(Theo Kgosinkwe from Mafikizolo getting slimed by Stella Khumalo (CEO uShaka Marine World) and Alex Okosi (Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa).)

Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) and uShaka Marine World are to make a great big splash with the first ever African edition of SlimeFest from April 8 to 9, 2017!

A spectacular celebration of music, stars, Nickelodeon TV characters and – of course – lots and lots of SLIME, Nickelodeon’s SlimeFest brought to you by uShaka Marine World will see Africa’s number one marine theme park transformed into a green and orange paradise for an unforgettable weekend of epic entertainment and slimy silliness.

Hosted by Joey Rasdien and Nomzamo Mbatha, SlimeFest 2017 will feature singalongs from beloved NickelodeonTV stars SpongeBob Square Pants, Dora & Friends, Chase & Marshall from Paw Patrol, and amphibious heroes, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Rounding off each day will be a concert featuring high octane performances from stars such as Cassper Nyovest (April 8) and Mafikizolo (April 9), and many more.

Commented Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, “SlimeFest is one of Nickelodeon’s most engaging event franchises around the world, and we are delighted to partner with uShaka Marine World to bring SlimeFest to African shores for the first time. Combining Nickelodeon’s kids and family friendly ethos with our beloved TV characters, great music, star power and a host of slime-oriented activities, SlimeFest is sure to be a huge success.”

“uShaka is a trendsetter when it comes to providing entertainment that appeals to a wide range of people and this will be no exception. In fact, we are looking forward to adding a whole new dimension to our fun in the sun offering in April,” said Stella Khumalo, CEO of uShaka Marine World.

Tickets for SlimeFest are available for sale at Computicket and uShaka Marine World’s online ticketing service priced from R250 for a single ticket and R230 per ticket for a family of 4 (R220 for groups of 10 or more). Group tickets only available from Computicket. Entry is free for children under 3 years. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information on SlimeFest 2017, visit