THE Playhouse Company’s national isicathamiya competition takes place through the night on September 21, starting at 6 pm in the Opera Theatre.
Around 90 isicathamiya groups from across the country will be competing for R200 000 in prize money in the following categories: top 20, standard and open section.
This celebration of the traditional music genre, made famous by Grammy Award-winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo, is also a fashion extravaganza, with women competing in the onobuhle (beauty queens) category and the male fashionistas in oswenka (swanking).
Tickets are R100 via Webtickets and Pick n Pay outlets. Alternatively, phone the Playhouse box office at 031 369 9540 or 031 369 9596.