Friday Feature: NickFest 2017
Nickelodeon will be turning the town orange and green this weekend as the second edition of NickFest takes over the TicketPro Dome for South Africa’s biggest festival.
Offering fun-filled activities, music, and entertainment for the whole family this year’s NickFest is hosted by the stunning Minnie Dlamini and Nicholas, Jason Donovan Goliath. Nickfest 2017 will feature awesome performances by Shekhinah, Nasty C and Karlien van Jaarsveld as well as singalongs from your favourite Nickelodeon characters Dora and Friends, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Paw Patrol. SpongeBob SquarePants will also be making an appearance.
There will be two sessions each day, with morning sessions starting at 9 am and afternoon sessions at 3 pm. The stage shows start at 10 am and 4 pm respectively, both ways.
First Session- 9am to 12noon
Second Session- 3pm to 6pm
Pre-schoolers will delight in the dedicated Nick Jr. area including Giant Wooden Puzzles, Free Coin Rides, Outsize Abacus, Soft Play Corner, Nickelodeon character Cut Outs, Mini Putt-Putt Golf, 2 x Ball Ponds, and Play-Doh Imagination Station with Craft Tables and Beanbags and Play-Doh Mascots.
Get in touch with your favourite cartoon characters in the NickToonz zone, where you will find; Squidward Music Room with Musical Instruments to play. Monster and Robert, Winx Club Photo Booth, Patrick’s Colouring Den, and a Balloon Pop Table.
Older kids can test their skills against their pals in the Nickelodeon area, with a game of Table Foosball or Air Hockey, have a go on the hair-raising Rocket Jump or play their favourite games in the PlayStation Game Zone.
Come and cheer on the celebrities getting slimed for charity Surgeons for Little Lives including: Anele Mdoda, Alex Caige, Amanda Black, Khuli Chana, Kriya Gangiah, Loot Love, Mack Rapali, Mmasea Petje, Nadia Nakai, Rpger Goode, Rozanne McKenzie & Sureshnie Rider.
For more information on NickFest 2017 please go to www.nickelodeonafrica.com , join us on Twitter @NickAfrica and @Nickelodeon_Africa, or like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/NickelodeonAfrica To join the conversation about Nick-Fest 2017. Please the hashtag #NickFest2017
By: Sizi Keke