Win means light to Kukhanya PS

2017-04-27 06:00
Nolufefe Racula, teacher, and some of the learners who won the Cape Town Carnival competition, at Kukhanya Primary Schoo, in Crossroads, on Monday.PHOTO: Mbongiseni Maseko

Nolufefe Racula, teacher, and some of the learners who won the Cape Town Carnival competition, at Kukhanya Primary Schoo, in Crossroads, on Monday.PHOTO: Mbongiseni Maseko

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Kukhanya Primary School learners are buch filled with pride after being announced winners in the Cape Town Carnival on Saturday.

Based in Crossroads, they school was crowned in the category of Best Academy Performance of Cape Town Carnival 2017.

Other winners include Likhwezi Arts Project, Phatizwelethu Marimba Band, Cape Town High School, Masizakhe Youth Project and Hope Dancers.

The theme for this year was Amaza, meaning waves in English and their dance entry was titled Under Deep Sea.

They danced from Chiapini Street, in the City, to Cape Town Stadium on 18 March.

Nolufefe Racula, a teacher, said the win came despite competing against the heavyweights of the game.

“We did not expect to win, because we were competing with good teams that have achieved a lot in the past. I could not hold my tears back when we were announced as winners,” Racula said.

There were over 20 teams that took part in the competition.

The school has ben taking part in the competition since their first auditions in 2010.

Racula said their win was due largerly to the choreographer Pamela Mtati.

Lihle Qika, Grade 9 learner, said the win meant a lot for them.

“We felt great to win the competition, because it is well known in the city. Our team had a lot of energy which made us different from other teams and we were very serious about winning it.

It is always nice to be part of the competition. We performed Isipantsula last year,” Qika said.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/News
 

Man scores date with tennis superstar after Twitter bet

It’s a modern day Cinderella story, but one American man took ‘shoot your shot’ seriously in 2017.

 
 

You won't want to miss...

Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.