Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-08 11:08
CONGRATULATIONS to Janine Oosthuizen, Miss Biltongfees 2011, who won herself a BlackBerry Pearl, sponsored by Leo. The Biltong Fees is held annually at the Wanderers Sports Field in Pionierspark, and this year was the nineteenth festival. According to the organisers, every year since 1992, a Biltong Festival is organised and held in Windhoek. Started as a Church Fete, the Dutch Reformed Church, who hosted the event, never anticipated this to become so big and well-attended. Read more about Miss Biltongfees 2011
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-08 11:05
Talented local singers and dancers now have the chance to showcase their skills on national television with the launch of the Talent Quest Show in Windhoek this week by Daab Entertainment Promotions.
According to promoters the Talent Quest Show, which will be screened on local television by One Africa Television, is a talent contest in various categories where the winner gets to perform over various rounds to progress to the grand fi nale where they will walk away with a trophy, gift vouchers and cash prizes. Read more about SEARCH FOR TALENT ON
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-08 11:03
Old Mutual has announced the Namibian acts that will be participating in the much-anticipated annual Old Mutual Jazz Encounter later this year.
Old Mutual held auditions for the Old Mutual Jazz Encounter 2011 at the 99FM Playhouse Theater in June, with a total of 18 bands auditioning. The Jazz Encounter will take place on 8 October at the Hage Geingob Stadium in the capital.
The organisers say the caliber of this year’s local acts inspiringly showcased Namibia’s outstanding Jazz talent and proved that this year’s Jazz Encounter will be a feast for Jazz and music lovers. Read more about Big Ben and The Jazz
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-08 11:02
The Dogg and his spokesperson Hilda Basson Namundjebo of Oxygen Communications this week announced that they intend to sue South African ‘Queen of Bling’ Khanyi Mbau for her non-appearance at last week’s offi cial launch of his new album The Deception.
According to Basson Namundjebo, Mbau informed the organisers of the event that she would not attend in the early hours of last Friday morning just before the CD launch which took place at the UNAM stadium in Windhoek on the Saturday night. Read more about DOGG TO SUE MBAU
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-08 11:00
Tonight from 19h00 the National Theatre of Namibia presents the fi rst major commissioned play under the Bank Windhoek Arts Festival for 2011 when the curtain raises on the main stage for the gala opening of Sandy Rudd’s ‘Happy Beat’. Featuring some 250 artists, a full orchestra, close to 30 drummers from the ‘Hit The Beat’ drum group of the Waldorf School Windhoek, the incredible voice of Dantago Schimming (African Boy) and the ground-breaking lead of deaf theatre star Sabino, the production will run through to 15 July and is defi nitely not to be missed. Read more about Happy Beat Gala Night
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-01 10:54
Vocal Motion Six is back home in Namibia and acapella group member Markus Chizyuka popped in at Namibian Sun to talk about their experience at the recently staged Tampere Vocal Competition and Festival where the group won fourth place as well as a special award despite stiff competition from all over the world.
“It was amazing how it happened.” When we got there on the Tuesday we still had no money. We did more than ten shows to try and raise the money before we left Namibia but we still did not even come close. Read more about VM6 ARE BACK
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-07-01 10:52
Khomas High School in Windhoek will celebrate its ten-year anniversary on Saturday at the Cosmos High School Hall with a beauty pageant to fi nd Miss Khomas High 2011 from 14h00 to 20h00. The pageant is a school tradition and this year ten finalists from Grades 8 to 12 and between the ages of 15 and 18 are ready to compete for the title. Read more about Miss Khomas High on Saturday
‘How To Make A Living From Music’ is the title of a workshop to be presented by UK music industry guru David Stopps at the music manager’s forum founding general assembly to take place from 26 to 28 June at the auditorium of the Government Office Park. Read more about Live Off Music