24 Oct Zulu Dance Championship 2019
Defending champions, Kangaroo Zulu Dancers will have the opportunity to defend their title on Saturday, 30th November. Catch the Zulu Dance Champs at Durban’s Favourite Marine Theme Park!
On Saturday, November 30, don’t miss the sounds and the beating of African drums where as many as 60 dance troupes will be performing various traditional dances associated with the Zulu culture and based on warrior war dances, competing for the coveted title.
The uShaka Marine World Zulu Dance Championship in partnership with Parks, Recreation and Culture, Department of Libraries and Heritage: Arts and Living Cultures, now in its 15th year will have the dance troupes battle it out to win the top spot.
The winner will receive the prize of R100,000 cash which is sponsored by Parks, Recreation and Culture, Department of Libraries and Heritage: Arts and Living Cultures, over and above the 1 year performance contract, commencing December 2019.
Regional rounds: Saturday 16th & 23rd November from 10am
Final: Saturday 30th November 11am
1st Place – R100,000 cash & 1 year performance contract at uShaka Marine World effective 1 December 2019 to 29 November 2020
2nd Place – Guaranteed up to 6 months paid performances at uShaka Marine World (during December 2019 and May 2020)
3rd Place – Guaranteed up to 3 months paid performances at uShaka Marine World (during December 2019 and February 2020)
- Manually at uShaka Reception between 08h00-16h30
- Telephonically by calling 031 328 8000 between 08h00-16h30
- Online here
“This unique event at uShaka Marine World, offers performers a fantastic opportunity to develop this special dance form and share it with both local and international visitors. Each performance is a memorable cultural experience that is the very heartbeat of the Kingdom of the Zulu. We are always excited to include a number of zulu dance varieties, including Indlamu, Ingoma, Mzansi and other zulu dance styles which ultimately provides more troupes the opportunity to perform and are delighted to have Parks, Recreation and Culture, Department of Libraries and Heritage: Arts and Living Cultures on board”, says our CEO, Dr Stella Khumalo.
All entries must be submitted by no later than 3 November 2019 at 16h30
T&Cs apply, view them here