SABC 1 TO BROADCAST THE 13TH ANNUAL SATMA AWARDS
SABC1 will screen the 13th annual SATMA Awards on Sunday 14 October 2018, at 21h00.
The 2018 traditional awards ceremony was held under the theme ‘Embrace your Heritage’ on Saturday, 29 September 2018 at the Mmabatho Convention Centre in Mahikeng (Bokone-Bophirima Province).
SABC 1 enjoys a long-standing relationship with the SATMAS as a media partner to these prestigious awards ceremony spanning over 13 years.
One of the main attractions to this years’ event was the honouring of the following legends: Lasting Legacy – Simon Senna; Sol Plaatjie; King Hintsa, and Rex Rabanye. The Lifetime Achievement went to Mme Paulne Thisazana and Khathide Ngobe.
SABC 1 viewers will be treated to spectacular live performances including hip hop giants: HHP and Khuli Chana; Destruction Boyz; Abathandwa, Mafikizolo, Phuzukhemisi and many more.
SABC Radio Stations won in the following categories:
- Best Traditional Music Radio Programme of the Year – Lavuth’iBhayi, Umhlobo Wenene FM
- Best traditional radio presenter of the year – Monwabisi Bangi “Gudla”, Umhlobo Wenene FM
- Best traditional music air-play radio station of the year – Ligwalwa FM
- Best traditional radio program loyal listener of the year – Gijimani Ntuli, Ikwekwezi FM
The South African Traditional Music Achievement (SATMA) Awards are the appropriate platform to celebrate and honour traditional music. Their aim is to preserve and advance South Africa’s colourful and vibrant cultural heritage by showcasing and celebrating traditional music genres with an annual event that recognizes and honours South Africa’s best traditional music talent.
Catch all the excitement of the SATMAS 13 by tuning on to SABC 1 on Sunday, 14 October 2018 at 21h00!
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