Northern Cape Semi finals audition for artists

The South African Championships of Performing Arts celebrating its 27th year, is seen as the Olympics for Performing Arts. Ateniek Beukes, SACOPA Northern Cape Director says this is an annual competition that has been going on for 27 years now. She says it is a national competition where all artists from the 9 provinces partake. Beukes says the artists includes dancers, actors, singers, models and instrumentalists. She further explains that the Northern Cape is also one of the provinces where the semi-finals auditions will be hosted on the 18 May 2024 at Desert Palace Casino in Upington where all performing artists are being invited to partake. Beukes says those that are lucky to win will continue to participate in the national competitions that will be held in September, in Rustenburg. She says the winning team at the nationals will represent the country at the World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles America and also get to sign a contract and get scholarship. She concluded by inviting local performing artists to be part of the semi-auditions scheduled to take place at the Desert Palace Casino.

Journalist: Asathaba Grootboom

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