When: Sunday 25 September.
Where: People’s Park East, Moses Mabhida Stadium
Contact: Tickets available on the door. More information: ShisaNyama Festival.
This Heritage Weekend brings you the smokiest, flame grilled event, when the very first Shisa Nyama Festival lands at People’s Park East.
Seven of the KZN's most legendary open-flame chefs stoke the coals side-by-side, offering visitors eKasi cuisine in South Africa's biggest shisanyama spectacle. Finalists in the Shisa Nyama Awards are lined up to cook, from Eyadini Lounge, Max’s Lifestyle, Café Skyzer, One and Only, Sbu’s Lounge and Tate’s Kasi Grill. Spiced brisket, t-bone and chicken wings will fill hungry tummies, along with side dishes like chakalaka, pap and ujeqe.
Take your spot at one of the 350 tables and wooden benches to experience a festival unique to SA. Alongside a VIP tent that includes pop-up store by legenday fashion designer Makhosa by Laduma.
Adjacent to the sizzle, a full stage hosts big home town acts. Local stars The Dream Team proudly sponsored by Bluff Meat Supply, Veranda Panda and Holly Wasserfall, as well as a crew of Durban's hottest DJs, to create the soundtrack of an unforgettable get-together.
And finally a market will feature fashion, accessories and crafts from the city's hottest young designers on the rise: Snerry Online, GlamDiva, and more.
The Shisa Nyama Awards and Festival is set to blaze a new tradition. One vibrant culture lighting the fire for all to gather around. 'iShisanyama Wodumo!'
Special thanks to Durban Tourism, co-sponsor East Coast Radio, Food24, Hirsch’s, Sawubona Magazine and Supa Mama for helping create the first instalment of a new South African tradition.
Gates open 12 noon and close at 8 pm.
Click HERE to find out more about 'shisa nyama' !
- Press Release