Date: 06th August 2020
15th SATMA Awards – Press Release
The SATMA Awards were founded in 2006 and are the largest traditional music awards, the only ‘one of its kind’ in the African continent. This year the SATMA’s are celebrating 15th year Anniversary. SATMA’s are in partnership with the Mpumalanga Provincial Government, SABC Radio, SABC 1, National Heritage Council, Supa-Vite and would like to invite you to celebrate this milestone with them. Due to COVID 19 SATMA Awards has been postponed but visits to all nine provinces will be done via Live-stream roadshows in all social media platforms with SATMA Awards 2019 Winners, also there will be prizes handover done digitally.
Despite the COVID 19 disruption, SATMAs continues its mandate of preserving South African heritage and the diverse cultures we hold as South Africans through promoting and developing traditional music across racial-ethnic backgrounds.
The 15th SATMA Awards are hosted by Mpumalanga Province on the 5th of December 2020 under the theme of “Celebrating Afrika”, Nominations Entries will open from the 11th of August 2020 to 30th September 2020 at 15:00pm. This year, we will be honoring our great legends & icons from the entertainment industry such as music, comedy, radio, poet, etc. These legends & icons will not be competing amongst themselves but SATMA adjudicators and auditors will be responsible for the selection of the winners. Sending of SMS’s/voting will not be required for these nominees.
We would like to request that you nominate a Traditional Music Legend, Icon, Artist, Group, Radio Presenter, Comedian, and Journalist of your choice relevant to you or to your radio station or record company. A form will be available online to be downloaded and completed for other categories relevant to all parties involved. Kindly provide a biography, a picture/ CD or DVD of the nominee of your choice. TO ADHERE TO COVID19 REGULATIONS WE REQUEST THAT you submit your nomination online or send via courier service to our Physical Address, 337 Roslyn Ave, Waterkloof Glen Pretoria
SATMA Awards will be hosted on December 5th 2020 in Mpumalanga according to or in compliance with COVID-19 Regulations.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Keletso Dlamini 084 980 6691.