AKA, The Soil & Chianosky to perform at ANN7 South African Of The Year Awards

By Faeza
13 July 2015

The second edition of SATY 2015 awards will be hosted at a glittering gala event on October 17 with stars like AKA, The Soil & ChianoSky performing LIVE at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg with a host of other top South African artists and top notch international artists. The function will be attended by various international guests and South Africa's who’s who.

The awards will mark the second anniversary of 24-hour TV news channel Africa News Network ANN7 on August 21, 2015. This follows the exceptional success of first SATY awards and gala event held in September last year. In the second edition of the pioneering initiative, the channel will once again celebrate the extraordinary aspects of our beautiful country and its rich multi-cultural heritage.

The theme of the SATY awards this year will be "Unity in Diversity".  It will reflect the efforts of exceptional South Africans to unite us as a nation and a celebration of our diversity in pursuit of the ideals and dreams of Madiba and other struggle heroes.

The channel leadership has resolved to make the 2nd edition of the SATY 2015 awards an extravaganza to surpass all others. Last year's SATY awards and event garnered many accolades for its precision, providing complete information about the process of nomination and selection of the final winners.

The proposed award categories this year include entertainment, sport, business, entrepreneurship, spirit of humanity, youth and South African of the Year Award.

As a build up to the prestigious SATY awards ceremony, the ‘I am South African’ show will air Mondays to Saturdays with a total of 83 episodes profiling SA leading artists, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, politicians and athletes as they share their unique stories with the rest of South Africa.  The show will be hosted by model, TV presenter, actor, Masego "Maps" Maponyane starting 20th of July 2015. Weekdays 6 pm.