Music icons to add melody to Heritage Day


Sacred Heart has proudly announced that they will be hosting multi-platinum artist, Lira, legendary Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse and international SAMA & BET award winning DJ, Black Coffee at their annual Music Festival, under the auspices of Kaya FM 95.9, famous for the slogan “Home of the Afropolitan”.

 Now in its 3rd year, the festival will celebrate Heritage Day, 24th September, at Sacred Heart College. The festival will begin with the Hearts into the Future family cycle ride (an official Freedom Ride) at 9:30am.  It will include a kiddies entertainment area, food vendors and music to entertain the whole family.

Families are invited to bring a picnic to the festival or take advantage of the delicious food on sale and enjoy Heritage Day while listening to a musical celebration of African music.

 The iconic, Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse, will enthrall the audience with his chart-topping hits. SAMA award winning artist, Lira brings her Afro-Soul music to the festival.  The first South African to win the BET Best International Act – Africa; Black Coffee brings resounding beats to the festival.   Legendary DJ, Bob Mabena and Mo-G from Kaya FM will compére the festival.  RISE Academy DJs will also be on the decks in support.  The evening will wrap on a high note with Kaya FM’s The Rhythm Session DJs on the decks.

Lots of kiddie entertainment and a dedicated entertainment area for 3 – 6 year olds with child-minders, will be offered on the day

According to the organised, tickets can be purchased from the following outlets:

A portion of proceeds will go towards the Three2Six Education Programme.

The Three2Six Programme, supported by Sacred Heart College, provides a bridging educational programme for Grade R to Grade 6 refugee children who have been denied access to public education.

 For more info on the event, visit

 Alternatively, do not hesitate to contact:

Josi Kruger                    +27 11 447 6651

Lynn Walker                 +27 11 487 900

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