Funtastic fusion of all things festive at Dolphins by Starlight!


In Durban, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without Dolphins By Starlight at uShaka Marine World. This year’s shows will take place at 6.30 pm for 7 pm from Thursday, December 8  to Tuesday, December 13.

The event, which is now in its 12th year, is themed A Festive Fusion,  and it promises to be bigger and better than ever before, as it celebrates the city’s treasure trove of different cultures.

Incorporating funky hip hop, pantsula, modern dance, the show will feature Lindiwe Bungane of Project Fame and Dreamgirls, George Meiring – runner-up in SABC’s Supersterre, song bird Lauren Laing and newcomers Dehnishta Chetty, Robyn Skevington and Andrew Sutton.

Also included in this year’s splashing line up are the hosts, uShaka Ocean Warrior Mascots – Slippy, Raggy, Rusty and Delia – and entertainers, White Bread, Umlazi African Jingle Zulu Dancers, Lyra and Bungee acts and musical theatre performers from the Durban Actors Studio.

And, as always, the famous dolphins that include the much loved Gambit.

Under the creative direction and production of uShaka events Manager, Brendon Meiring-Pollock, the cast will lead the audience in festive sing-alongs as well as perform musical hits such as I Will Follow Him, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Rocking Around the Christmas Tree, Do You Want to Build a Snow Man, We Three Kings, Carols by Candelight, Away in a Manager, Noel Noel and Silent Night.

Tickets are R170 )R140 for children) at Computicket or via uShaka’s online ticketing on

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