The theatre auditions are over and the 21 most talented contestants have been chosen by the judging trio Shado, Lalla and DJ Fresh. The unique and diverse group of semi-finalists is testament to the quality of acts that took part in the SA’s Got Talent auditions this year.
The live semi-finals kick off this Sunday, 18 October, at 6PM on e.tv. Each semi-final will see seven acts take the stage to win the judges and public’s vote in order to advance to the finale. One contestant will be decided by public SMS vote and another by judges’ vote. Six contestants will then compete in the grand finale, which takes place on Sunday, 8 November at the Soweto Theatre in Johannesburg and will be broadcast LIVE at 6PM on e.tv.
3 acts have already been guaranteed a place in the semi-finals after they were given a Golden Buzzer during the auditions phase.
“This year’s semi-finalists are dynamic. They each possess an undeniably powerful performance energy and determination to do everything within their power to secure a spot in the grand finale. The competition is going to be a lot more fierce, viewer should brace themselves for very exciting episodes ahead.” Says the show’s Executive Producer, Luxury Msiza.
The Top 21 semi-finalists boasts a variety of attention-grabbing performers, dancers, singers, comedians, acrobatics. The diverse acts showcased in this season is testament to the fact that SA’s got talent is truly a vibrant variety show.
Viewers’ votes will decide who walks away with the half a million rand prize money and the title of SA’s Got Talent champion.
The dates for the semi-finals and finale are:
Sunday 18 October: Semi-Final 1
Sunday 26 October: Semi-Final 2
Sunday 1 November: Semi-Final 3
Sunday 8 November: Finale
SA’s Got Talent is exclusive to e.tv and e.tv HD every Sunday evening at 6PM. The live results show will air at 7:30PM on the same night. e.tv HD is available on OpenView HD on channel 104.