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NATIONAL IS’CATHAMIYA COMPETITION (article first published : 2003-10-21)

The Playhouse Company’s seventh annual Is’cathamiya Competition is scheduled to take place at the Playhouse Opera Theatre. This all-night feast of traditional music will begin at 19h00 on November 8 and end at 06h00 on November 9.

In excess of 100 choirs from KZN will converge on the Playhouse to compete for grand cash prizes in the various categories. The evening will see winners in the regional competition competing for prize money to the value of R36,000. The competition will feature categories such as Top 20, Section 1, Open Section and the popular Best Dressed Section.

This year sees the introduction of a new category called Champ of Champs. This category is open to all previous groups that were placed first in the Is’cathamiya competitions from 1997 to 2002.

Masters of Ceremony for the evening will be none other than Ukhozi FM’s Vicky Masuku and Thanda Ndlovu. The competition will be televised by SABC1. This event is supported by Ukhozi FM, South African Sugar Association (SASA) and South African Traditional Music Association (SATMA) and Transnet.

Tickets available at Computicket and at the Playhouse Box Office on 031 369 9444. Early booking is essential as tickets for the show are sold out each year within minutes of the box office opening.




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