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February 24, 2012

the kyknet fiestas 2012

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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.

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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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January 8, 2012

the 151st l’ormarins queens plate 2012

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Like an equestrian dream, the 151st L’Ormarins Queens Plate took to Kenilworth Racecourse on 07 January 2012. To the blue and white theme, guests were dressed to the nines, with celebrity guest Jennifer Su showcasing one of her many timeless hats, designed by Peta Eggierth-Symes for Pallu, paired with a stunning blue dress, also by Pallu. Wearing a gorgeous white dress by Cape Town fashion designer, Stefania Morland, Jo-Ann Strauss sparkled with her Louis Vuitton Cruise Collection 2012Flore Clutch Saumur‘ bag and Louis Vuitton shoes. The stunning Natalie Becker, dazzled in a stunning summer dress by Klȗk, perfectly matching the theme. Melinda Bam looked absolutely radiant as Miss South Africa.

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One of South Africa’s most well known presenters and the owner of Full Circle Model Management, Janez Vermeiren, donning a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses from Sunglass Hut, was there to celebrate with his brother. In exquisite vintage style, Melody Maker along with Melinda Shaw, editor in chief of Heat Magazine were seen in good company enjoying the day.

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Other celebrity guests included, Marc Lottering with Anwar McKay, Elana AfrikaTarryn Lamb dressed by Zinzi Couture and Chad Saaiman, dressed by Markham, Soli Philander and Cosmopolitan’s Sexiest Man in SA 2011, Gregg Hammond. Roxy Louw looked radiant in Anel Botha with Minki van der Westhuizen wearing French Connection UK.

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Judged by Jennifer Su, Sam Walker (La Muse) and Dominik and Kerry (Little Hattery), the ‘Best Hat‘ was awarded to The Expresso Show‘s Kia Johnson. The ‘Best Dressed‘ award went to Darielle Robertson, judged by Tammy TinkerEmily Bell, Francesca Cumani and Laduma Ngxokolo. Prizes included Cartier Fragrances, Elizabeth Arden Gift bags and the main prizes were luxury bags by Cape Cobra valued at R21000 each.

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Joining the ‘Best Dressed‘ women on stage, artist, model and entrepreneur, Conor McCreedy wearing Peyman Umay Bespoke (NYC) would have been a shoo-in for the best dressed man if there was a ‘Best Dressed Man’ category – Perhaps it’ll be added next year Conor.

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Thank you to Vlad Popov and Kristian Schmidt for the additional photos of Conor – it was quite difficult finding him as he was never in the same place for long.