Top line-up for SAWAF Celebratory ConcertThe Playhouse Company
The cream of South Africa's female performing talent completes a top line-up for the Women's Celebratory Concert at SAWAF on 4 August 2012.
The Playhouse Company's highly anticipated 16th South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF), runs at The Playhouse in Durban from Friday, 3 August until Sunday, 11 August 2012.
Music fans are in for a treat with SAWAF's Women's Celebratory Concert. This festival highlight features South Africa's top female performers, headlined by Thandiswa Mazwai, the multi-award winning solo artist and lead vocalist and songwriter of Bongo Maffin.
Minnie Dlamini and Alex Mthiyane MC the event, which will also feature the double platinum selling Afrosoul singer-songwriter and poet Zahara, the velvety vocals of Xolisa Dlamini, DJ Zinhle, arguably South Africa’s best female house DJ, and Durban’s Celeste Ntuli, South Africa’s funniest comedienne. Somizi Mhlongo directs the concert.
This excellent event takes place on 4 August at 19h30 in the Playhouse Opera Theatre.
"South Africa has a wealth of singing and performing talent and this line-up brings together the country's top female performers," says The Playhouse Company's Chief Executive and Artistic Director, Linda Bukhosini. "Each performer is a role model for South Africa's youth, known not just for their rich talent, but for their integrity. We're confident that the Women's Celebratory Concert will turn out to be one of the most memorable music events of the year."
SAWAF, held during Women's Month every year, has a long history of supporting women's arts and creating valuable dialogue, whilst showcasing cutting edge productions. This year's festival comprises an exciting mix of drama, poetry, dance and music. Through these productions, SAWAF seeks to highlight important issues that affect the lives of contemporary South African women, and celebrate their triumphs.
Booking for the Women's Celebratory Concert and all other SAWAF productions is through Computicket on 0861 915 8000 or The Playhouse Box Office on 031 369 9540 or 031 369 9596.
031 303 6466
084 721 8706
The Playhouse Company
SA Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF)
Dates: Wednesday, 3rd August 2011 - Saturday, 11th August 2012
Playhouse, Durban KwaZulu-Natal South Africa