SATMA Awards XII Press Statement 15-05-2017

SATMA Awards XII Press Statement 15-05-2017

SATMA Awards founded in 2006, are the largest Traditional Music Awards and the only ‘one of its kind’ on the African continent.  This brand has contributed a lot when it comes to the development of traditional music in this country and has also exposed traditional music across the globe. We were the first awards to reward our Award-winning artists with prizes (monetary, resources, education, etc.) and not just a beautiful trophy. On the 20th of…

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SATMA Awards 2016 Events Rescheduled

SATMA Awards 2016 Events Rescheduled

SATMA Awards Management wishes to inform the public that a decision has been taken to reschedule the 11th SATMA Awards 2016 events which were scheduled to take place on the 30th September and 1st October 2016. After an extensive consultation with all stakeholders we have looked at the state of readiness and decided to reschedule, due to various factors that contributed to the decision (e.g) Thanda Royal Zulu game is scheduled for Sunday, 2nd October…

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SATMA Awards Cultural Parade and Announcement of Nominees Event

SATMA Awards Cultural Parade and Announcement of Nominees Event

Satma Awards will be hosting a Cultural Parade and Carnival on the 27th of August 2016, More than 30 000 people are expected to be part of this historic Parade as we will be parading against Racism, Celebrating 60 Years of women and Youth of South Africa and Celebrating 90% of Local Music Air play that was declared by the SABC in May 2016. Herewith some of the attendees that are expected to attend: Mr…

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SATMA Awards to launch its 11th annual event

SATMA Awards to launch its 11th annual event

The SATMA Awards will be launching its 11th annual events. 2016 is the year of celebrating 60 years of women who marched to the Union Building in 1956 for the pass laws. The nation also celebrates 40 years of Youth since the saga of 1976, hence the month of June which signifies the youth month. The venue is at Freedom Park – Pretoria on the 18th of June 2016. On this SATMA Awards we will…

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Obama’s gogo a highlight of the awards

Obama’s gogo a highlight of the awards

US President Barack Obama’s gogo, Sarah Obama, received the Lifetime Achievement award and R100 000 donation. T HE 10th annual South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards (Satmas) were held in Zululand this year. The awards were attended by traditional musicians, business people, politicians and music lovers from all corners of the world on Friday and Saturday at the University Of Zululand. Late maskandi artist, Mtshengiseni Gcwensa, better known as Indidane, was honoured posthumously when he scooped…

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Dignitaries attend glittering Satmas

Dignitaries attend glittering Satmas

Popular celebrities, government officials, residents and US president’s gran all shine THE 10th annual South African Traditional Music Achievement (Satma) Awards ceremony at the weekend brought together popular celebrities and government officials, putting everyone, including KwaZulu-Natal residents, in the spotlight. Celebrities such as Uzalo actor Mpumelelo Blose, actress Leleti Khumalo, Joe Mafela, Sinazo Yolwa, Selimathunzi presenter Sphesihle Vazi, Zuluboy, hip hop artists KO and Zakwe, Metro FM presenter Chriselda Kananda, Ukhozi FM presenters Ngizwe Mchunu…

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Tradition pays off

Tradition pays off

Local group Kopano Ke Matla is ecstatic about their win at the South African Traditional Music Awards THE local traditional group that won the best traditional group award at the South African Traditional Music Awards at the weekend say they are “over the moon”. Members of Kopano Ke Matla said that for them just the nomination was good but winning a category was the cherry on top and they will never let up on what…

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SATMA Awards Honors Mama Sarah Obama…

SATMA Awards Honors Mama Sarah Obama…

10th Annual SATMA Awards Honors Mama Sarah Obama – Dube – Mbeki- Tutu – Kunene – Mngoma – Kunene – Mahlangu – Magubane and Izingane Zoma. 10th Annual South African Traditional Music Achievement  Awards ceremony brought together popular celebrities, government officials  putting everyone including KZN residents   in the spotlight at the University of Zululand – eMpangeni in KZN. Celebrities such as Uzalo actor –  Mpumelelo Blose, actress Leleti Khumalo, Joe Mafela, Sinazo Yolwa , Selimathunzi presenter…

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The South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards are READY to host Obama, Malcom X and Nkrumah Families!!!!

The South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards are READY to host  Obama, Malcom X and Nkrumah Families!!!!

The South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards are READY to host  Obama, Malcom X and Nkrumah Families!!!! The count down has begun with earnest, only 16 days left for the 10th Annual SATMA Awards celebration taking place on the 2nd and 3rd of October 2015 at the University of Zululand – King Bhekuzulu Hall – Empangeni- KwaZulu-Natal. SATMA Awards is ready to celebrate South Africa’s traditional music culture and heritage. We are proud to announce…

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Obama, Malcom X and Nkrumah families to attend the SATMA Awards 2015

Obama, Malcom X and Nkrumah families to  attend the SATMA Awards 2015

The 10th SATMA Awards annual event returns to KwaZulu-Natal Province with a punch this year – 2015. With uMhlathuze and uThungulu Municipalities as official hosts, the awards will be held at UniZulu’s King Bhekuzulu Hall – eMpangeni on the 2nd and 3rd of October 2015. SATMA Awards are proud to announce its list of international guests for the 2015 Ceremony. They are Mama Sarah Obama – grandmother to President Barack Obama from Kenya, Samia Nkrumah…

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