Music conference opens doors for more delegates

2016-06-29 06:00
PHOTO:supplied DJs United (from left) Dj Christos, Greg Maloka, Vinny Da Vinci, DJ Fresh and DJ Oskido.

PHOTO:supplied DJs United (from left) Dj Christos, Greg Maloka, Vinny Da Vinci, DJ Fresh and DJ Oskido.

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DEEJAYS Unite (DJU), Fanotainment and UMgungundlovu District Municipality have increased the number of delegates attending the South African Music Conference to 350.

The conference will be heldon 29 June at the Winston Churchill Theatre­ in Pietermaritzburg.

Event organiser, Fano Gumede said due to the overwhelming response from artists they decided to increase the numbers.

“There has been a huge response with regards to the conference from artists throughout the district and we therefore decided to accommodate more people.”

The Deejays Unite South African Music Conference has ambassadors like DJ Lady M, Nhlanhla (Luciano), Njure, Kabelo also known as Vergo DJ, who have benefitted from the programme. Each province has 10 ambassadors.

Gumede said the conference will also­ include talks from the UMgungundlovu District Arts Council representative who will advise artists regarding opportunities the industry has to offer.

“The conference will also cover content development, brand marketing, product development and the impact of technology in the arts.”

Delegates must be at the venue at 8am to collect their accreditation on the day of the conference.

Gumede said they will be hosting an after-party at Exclusive Lounge at 9pm to close the conference.

“The line-up for the after-party includes DJ Oskido, DJ Vinny da Vinci, DJ Christos, DJ Fresh and Musical Maestro Bobsta. We also have local artists such as Brewed Souls, Spice & Vergo, Nonjebc, Luciano, Mzala Wa Africa, FDN & Rhythm Sessions. Entry for the afterparty is R100.

Registration forms for the conference are available at the UMgungundlovu District Municipality offices in 242 Langalibalele Street and at 033 Lifestyle in Imbali.

- Supplied.


For more information
contact Fano on 083 499 4122, WhatsApp 063 221 6886 or

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