One of the biggest awards in South Africa held over the weekend as South African film and TV stars were celebrated and recognized at the 12th SAFTAs ceremony which took place in Sun City.
The South African Film and Television Awards – SAFTAs, is a yearly celebration honouring the best in Film and TV talent South Africa has to offer.
The red carpet for the present year’s occasion was hosted by Kuli Roberts and Rorisang Thandekiso while Thando Thabethe and Phat Joe hosted the show.
Somizi Mhlongo was as well on the red carpet and also backstage as a host.
The theme for the annual awards show is ‘Our Stories Are Gold‘ in honour of “those who have captured our hearts, minds and imaginations through the telling of our unique stories.”
This year the SAFTAs also honoured Nelson Mandela’s centenary. Among the winners this year, Johan Stemmet and Thoko Ntshinga received Lifetime Achievement Awards and Ayanda Sithebe was the recipient of the Youth Achiever Award.
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