North Coast college to stage first talent show

2012-04-19 00:00


Umshwathini will have its first talent search contest


Local reggae sensation Roberto Tomento, poet Timothy “The Inspirator” Maphumulo and other artists are expected to perform.

Said Mazisi Ostrich, general-secretary of the North Coast FET College: “We are recognising an opportunity to put Appelsbosch on the map. This will be done by showcasing the community and the college’s talent, the culture that keeps us together and a drive to keep going forward fighting poverty and loss of tradition and culture.”

The college has been closed for more than 15 years and was previously a teacher training college.

Guests from all eight coastal campuses across the province and some government officials have been invited to the event.

Twenty-three contestants will perform and there are gift hampers to be won.

Up-and-coming kwaito artist Thina “Unkelicious” Masemola will be the MC at and will perform three tracks.

Said Ostrich: “We are creating awareness that today’s youth and communities must not give up on their talent and culture.

“This will create a platform for people to showcase their talent to the nation. Your support, consideration and assistance would be very much appreciated.”


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