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February 24, 2012

the kyknet fiestas 2012

kykNET Fiestas 2012 Bobby van Jaarsveldt Kia Johnson 01

It was glitz and glam as South Africa’s premier Afrikaans TV, movie and music stars arrived on the blue carpet at the 2nd Annual kykNET Fiestas 2012 last night to celebrating Afrikaans arts, culture and entertainment. Guests at the awards ceremony included singer and Cosmo’s Sexiest Man 2012 Bobby van Jaarsveld with his wife Annatjie Rheeders, ‘7de Laan’‘s Vinette Ebrahim & Annelisa Weiland, Antoinette Kellermann, Tinarie van Wyk LootsConnie de VilliersKia Johnson, Soli Philander, Wilna Snyman to name a few. With 16 categories, Fiestas were awarded to the most outstanding performances in arts as well as production. Honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards were Louis van Niekerk, Mimi Coertse and Elsa Joubert for their exceptional contributions to theatre, music and literature.

kykNET Fiestas 2012 Soli Philander Claire Johnson Connie De Villiers David Kramer 02

The drama Rooiland, nominated in 6 categories, won 4 accolades with Brendon Daniels receiving the golden statue for Best Actor, Jaco Bouwer for Best Director, Bouwer & Tertius Kapp for Best New Afrikaans Production. Open air production ‘Lot’, nominated in 6 categories, won Best Production, Best Supporting Actor went to Neels van Jaarsveld and Best Theartre Design went to Nicola Hanekom. Steve Hofmeyr, Clare Johnson (of Mango Groove) and Vusi Mahlasela along with Jack Parrow and David Kramer entertained between award category announcements. Some refer to the kykNET Fiestas as the Oscars of Afrikaans theatre, it was certainly an an evening filled with art, culture and glamour.

The kykNET Fiestas Awards will be broadcast on Thursday, 01 March 2012 at 19:30 on kykNET (Channel 111 on DStv).

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