Essence Festival Durban closes on a high note with the Bishop TD Jakes and MTN Joyous Celebration Gospel Experience
When the two giant brands meet, magic is created. Bishop TD Jakes and the internationally acclaimed, award-winning Gospel music ensemble, MTN Joyous Celebration bring to the Essence Festival in Durban Bishop TD Jakes and MTN Joyous Celebration Gospel Experience. The show is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 1st October as the last event under the Essence Festival Durban staged from the 26th September.
Bishop TD Jakes and MTN Joyous Celebration are a true epitome of ‘Black Excellence’ – which is what the Essence Festival strives to celebrate. Following a successful collaboration in the United States last year, the collective’s relationship has grown from strength to strength.
Lindelani Mkhize, MTN Joyous Celebration Founding Member says, “We are thrilled to be working together again and promise to deliver a show that will exceed exceptions”.The Essence Festival Durban is known for bringing empowering and extraordinary entertainment through different forms of the business, arts and culture to the delight of attending patrions initiated by. Among the performances that fans can expect, will be winners of the Gospel Icon Discovery Competition which takes place at the Ohlange Sports Ground in Inanda near Durban. This Gospel music talent search program initiated by the eThekwini Parks Recreation and Culture is aimed at cultivating upcoming artists in the City, helping them launch their musical careers.
The 19 year old Sphesihle Radebe who won 1st prize in the Solo category that comprised of what she regarded as the most talent and experienced musicians , in 2015 when she was only 17 years old. She will be delivering a tantalising sound out of reach at this Festival to enchant audiences of different tastes.
The 2016 winner of this great competition, Sibongiseni Zikhali will also perform at the festival. Having shared stages with the well-known artists like Mary-Mary and Yolanda Adams, audiences can be sure to have an experience of a lifetime. This year’s winners will be selected on the 17th September 2017 and will form part of the gospel experience.
To become a part of this coveted experience, get your tickets at the Computicket ranging from R195 -R450.