SAMAs return to Sun City

DJ Black Coffee was one of the winners at the SAMAs last year

The 23rd instalment of the South African Music Awards (SAMA) will be held at the Sun City Superbowl on the weekend of the 26th May 2017.

The luxury resort in the North West province is the official home for the South African Music Awards (SAMAs) having hosted 14 of the 22 previous ceremonies since its launch in 1994.

An elated Nhlanhla Sibisi, CEO of Recording Industry Of South Africa( RISA) who are organizing the awards said  “It’s such a delight to be returning to Sun City. The convenience it brings during a weekend of celebration makes it the ideal location for us. “We invite local music lovers to join the industry as it makes its trip to Sun City later in the year for a party fit for our country and the continent’s finest musicians.”

Also read: Mpumalanga artists urged to enter Sama Awards

With a number of music lovers that the awards attract, The Bokone Bophirima province is sure to be abuzz with entertainment and loads of activities in and around Sun City.  Bokone Bophirima Province is excited to partner with the SAMAs to host this Annual Music event.

The event will contribute significantly to our Rebranding, Repositioning and Renewal strategy through Agriculture, Culture and Tourism (ACT). Further, our Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSDs) stand to benefit from this event through a number of buildup activities such as mini – festivals, artist development workshops among others.

Also see: All the low-down on this year’s SAMAs


Yoliswa Hlatshwayo

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