Somizi Mhlongo and Nadia Neophytou have sealed a deal with the South Africa Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) to present the show on the red carpet.
The two star-studded SAFTAs will be held at Gallagher Estate on 18 March 2016 and Sunday, 20 March 2016. The ceremonies will be hosted by celebrity TV host Katlego Maboe.
The currently most loved actor, dancer and choreographer, Somizi, has not only presented and appeared as a guest on shows such as 10 Over 10, City Ses’la, Dance Your Butt Off, Zero Tolerance, he also boasts the title of judge on Idols SA.
He has also appeared in movies such as Sarafina!, Cry, the Beloved Country and Scavengers.
Born in Benoni and now based in New York City, entertainment journalist Nadia has interviewed the likes of Oprah, Forest Whitaker and Meryl Streep.
She’s covered amongst others the Cannes Film Festival, the Oscars, Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday Concert in New York, and the Royal Wedding.
Nadia received the Nedbank Arts Journalist of the Year award and her work has appeared in various print publications and reports regularly for a local news site.
The SAFTAs, managed under the custodianship of the NFVF, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, are an industry initiative governed by the SAFTAs committee, which comprises SASFED, SABC, M-Net and etv.