What you need to know about the kykNET Fiëstas_1

The kykNET Fiëstas are set to take place this weekend! Yes, viewers can tune in on Sunday 9 February at 20:00 on kykNET DStv channel 144 to find out who will be walking away with the prestigious kykNET Fiëstas awards.

This year kykNET is celebrating the 10th year of the kykNET Fiëstas.

Celebrating a decade of the Fiëstas

This event is said to be an initiative to pay tribute to the best work of the past festival year.

Productions that made their debut at the six biggest Afrikaans art festivals – US Woordfees, KKNK, Suidoosterfees, Innibos, Vrystaat Kunstefees and Aardklop – are eligible for these awards.

The master of ceremonies for the Fiëstas is the well-known actor and comedian, Casper de Vries, which will entertain the audience with his sense of humor. He also has a few surprises up his sleeve.

Casper will be supported by guest presenters, Dean John Smith, June van Merch and Success Lekaba. The guest artists include some of South Africa’s biggest icons – Amanda Strydom, Emma van Heyn, Germandt Geldenhuys, Ilse Klink and Nataniël.

There will also be performances by opera singer, Nombulelo Yene, Eet kreef! (Laudo Liebenberg, Frank Freeman, Mikhaela Kruger, Schalk van der Merwe and Sheldon Yoko), comedian Ian Young, the Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, the Cape Town Opera Chorus and the New World Dance Theatre.

Paying tribute

The kykNET Fiëstas also pay tribute to various legends for their lifelong contribution to the theatre and entertainment industry. The event will honor the following people at the 10th kykNET Fiëstas:

Cawood: legend for her contribution to theatre, film and television Virginia
Davids: legend for her contribution to opera and music Janice
Honeyman: legend for her contribution to the fine artsPieter-Dirk
Uys: legend for his contribution to the fine arts and South Africa

To see all the nominations for this year’s Fiëstas, click on the following link:

Dit is amper tyd vir die 10de #kykNETFiëstas! 🎭 Kliek op die skakel vir die volledige lys van benoemdes 👇.Posted by kykNET on Sunday, December 1, 2019