Strictly Come Dancing SA is back on SABC3


I’m a little bit of a slut for a good reality show, whether it is game show based or follows the antics of very tanned twenty somethings, I’m game. Strictly Come Dancing SA is back for its 6th Season with an absolutely tantalizing list of celebrity contestants that include the likes of MyCityByNight favourite Jay Anstey. As you’re well aware the contestants pair up with professional dance partners in a bed to becoming a ballroom star (if only temporarily) and its back on SA tv on the 10th July on SABC3.

The five male contestants are: Expresso  presenter Graeme Richards, comedian Mpho Popps, 5fm breakfast radio producer Damon Kalvari, Durban based musician L’vovo and popular actor Thapelo Mokoena. The mooiness representing in this year’s contest include: TV presenters Lalla Hirayama and Kuli Roberts, popular actresses Connie Ferguson, Zakeeya Patel (High Rollers) and Jay Anstey (Isidingo). This year the hosts have also been given a much welcomed revamp as the super funny comedian Marc Lottering and radio DJ and ex KTV legend Pabi Moloi taking over the anchor roles on the weekly live show.

Risuna Mayimele, SABC3’s Marketing Manager rates that this year’s mix is going to contribute tons of twists and turns that will make for excellent entertainment:

“This is a very talented and exciting group of celebrity contestants that will no doubt provide loads of weekly entertainment for our loyal viewers during the live show every Wednesday between 8pm and 10pm. Their various attributes and entertainment industry experience will make for very entertaining and electrifying television”.

The pairings for the celebrity contestants look like this:

Damon Kalvari  and Hayley Hammond
Thapelo Mokoena and Hayley Bennet
Mpho Popps  and Nombulelo Hlathi
L’Vovo  and Mary Martins
Graeme Richards and Lindsey Muckle
Kuli Roberts and Sylvester Sefotlhelo
Llala Hiriyama and Grant Esterhuizen
Connie Ferguson and Brandon Eilers
Zakeeya Patel and Ryan Hammond
Jay Antsey and Tsholo Moholwane

Strictly Come Dancing will air on SABC3 Wednesdays at 20:00 – 22:00 from Wednesday 10 July 2013.


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  1. my wife loves the show and would like to surprise her to see the show,wher can i get tickets from????????

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