Entertainment

Comedy showcase at Carletonville

A comedy show will be taking place at Hangover Lounge and Cocktail Bar in Carletonville on Friday 08 December. The show is presented by Comedy Alliance which is an initiative formed by various comedians around Merafong City with the aim to create a humorous surrounding through Stand Up Comedy. “Humour makes life less depressing, as…

Kokosi kwaito star wins big

A kwaito sensation from Fochville has made Merafong proud by scooping an award at the Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards (MKHMA) at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Soweto on 25 November. Orlando Pantsula was nominated for and won, the best new kwaito artist award. He received a trophy with his name on it and…

Young Khutsong Fashion Designer

Mawonga Kula is a 23-year-old fashion designer from Khutsong who has just stepped into the fashion scene with an ambition to become the next fashion guru. He was born and raised in Khutsong where his passion for fashion started simmering without him taking any action for the past three years. As time passed, he gained…

Mount Havilah theatre experience at Civic Centre

The Mount Havilah production was showcased to the Merafong audience at the Carletonville Civic Centre on Saturday, 21 October. The play was presented by the Mythology Theatre Foundation, which was formally founded in 2016 and has gone on to win several awards and competitions in Gauteng with this production. Mount Havilah was written and directed…

Raw and discovered talent exposed at spring hip-hop sessions

The spring hip-hop sessions that have been taking place at Kwamaselwane Chisa Nyama in Khutsong have played a big role in exposing talent. Local artists have been flocking to the sessions in their numbers to take to the platform that has been offered by the promotion and events company, Taylor Music Empire. Rappers from different…

Spring hip-hop sessions against problems kick off

The spring season hip-hop sessions kicked off in Khutsong Kwamaselwane Chesa Nyama in Batswaneng Section at 17:00 on Thursday, 5 October. The sessions, which end at 21:00, are presented by Taylor Music Empire, a local promotion and events company that aims to discover, identify and promote local talent. The sessions create a platform to facilitate…

Khutsong TV launches first short film – Day 1

Khutsong TV, a new local film crew, has just released a short film, titled ‘Day One’. The film, which was shot in Batswaneneg section, features up and coming local actors. It is based on social issues that affect the community of Khutsong, like electricity and water problems that often give rise to tragic incidents. The…

Carletonville rapper on the rise

Everyday challenges, struggles, poverty and the lack of education in the country. These are things that everyone can relate to and on which a 25-year-old rapper from Carletonville bases his music. Lehlogonolo Samuel Kolo also gets his inspiration from the events that take place in the street. Kolo was born at Western Deep Levels, mine…

GO WEST! Cultural Day around the corner

The Go West Cultural Day is the official opening event of the GO WEST! Heritage Month. The Dance Train Street Parade, which usually happens on the second Saturday of Heritage Month, will be taking place in Kokosi, Fochville on Saturday, 9 September 2017. This forms part of the Cultural Day and commences at a central…

Teen dances her way to success

When Zeldine Voss was asked to make up the numbers of a dance group in 2014, she never imagined that she would be dancing her way to success in the years to come. The 13-year-old dancer began her dancing journey at Losberg Primary School and joined Anna -marie Dance School in Fochville. She has been…

One on One with PurpleCry

A breath of fresh air in the music industry comes in the form of two-piece, PurpleCry whose mix of alternative rock music speaks to the soul. Potchefstroom Herald recently caught up with this dual fronted band on their music, aspirations and album release plans. For the public who are not aware of who PurpleCry are,…

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