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Sandton Times Hour Edition 67 Show Notes

Now on Mix 93.8 FM, the weekly Sandton Times Hour brings the pages of The Sandton Times to life with an array of entertaining and informative interviews.


  • Tsitsi Chiumya shares the details of his latest show ‘Bread Winner’ at Hotel Sky in Sandton.
  • Ralf Schmitt of the Ndlovu Youth Choir provides some insights into the choir’s latest album ‘Grateful’.
  • AlexBiz shares all the details about the Sandton City Loves Local Design Initiative.
  • The Hotel & Hospitality Show is back and Evan Schiff shares all the details of this year’s expo.
  • Wade Bales provides all the details of The Constantia Showcase at the Southern Sun Hyde Park.
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The Sandton Times Hour returns with a podcast and weekly radio show! In this week’s episode [Edition 67 | Week 20] The Sandton Times looks at some stories making headlines in Sandton as well as these interviews:


‘Bread Winner’ with Tsitsi Chiumya

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Tsitsi Chiumya has performed alongside industry greats and was featured prominently on Trevor Noah presents NationWild (as seen on Showmax). Image:

Tsitsi Chiumya is a multi-award-winning South African comedian and writer whose quick wit, charisma, and gentle style of comedy have earned him a place as one of South Africa’s most formidable comedians.


Following his first one-man show, ‘So Naïve’, Tsitsi presents his second one-man show, ‘Bread Winner’ – a show about the misadventures of being a newly-minted adult. In this special, he shares his hilariously relatable observations about the process of exploring the misguided zeal for life that comes with growing up.


‘Bread Winner’ with Tsitsi Chiumya
Date: May 19 at Hotel Sky, Sandton
Time: 7:30pm
Tickets: R150


New Album ‘Grateful’ with Ralf Schmitt of the Ndlovu Youth Choir

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The new album stays true to Ndlovu’s unique sound, style, and breath-taking harmonies, with a mix of Amapiano and hip hop on the five original tracks. Image: Ndlovu Youth Choir

The Ndlovu Youth Choir has dropped their album ‘Grateful’ with their lead single ‘Afrika Hey’ featuring Sun El Musician on all digital platforms.


Since the inception of the Ndlovu Youth Choir 13 years ago, the talented collective has become one of the world’s most beloved and celebrated choirs. The Ndlovu Youth Choir has come far from performing at America’s Got Talent, creating soul-stirring renditions of well-known covers to collaborating with critically acclaimed artists on original songs


The choir alongside Sun-El Musician and Director Bruce Patterson of Pilot Films shot the video for “Afrika Hey” this past Tuesday in Braamfontein. Fans and audiences can expect to experience Beauty, Jozi, Africa, and a lot of energy! in the form of “Afrika Hey” Visuals. Watch the BTS HERE.


The new album stays true to Ndlovu’s unique sound, style, and breath-taking harmonies, with a mix of Amapiano and hip hop on the five original tracks. The 14-track project hosts several collaborations namely with rapper 25K, Sun-El Musician, Tyler ICU, and the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain.


Sandton City Loves Local Design Initiative with AlexBiz
Sandton City has long been renowned as South Africa’s fashion capital, and now, eight exciting upcoming designers from Alexandra, Katlehong, and Soweto will be displaying their creations in the center until May 20.


Organised by AlexBiz in partnership with Rays of Hope, the display in the center’s aisles will enable these designers to showcase their creativity to the country’s most astute fashionistas in this sought-after retail environment. Mannequins displaying their works will be placed throughout Sandton City so that the center’s over 2 million monthly visitors can draw inspiration from these innovative fashion pieces.


Shoppers can view the designers’ creations throughout Sandton with information about each designer and their contact details, displayed alongside their pieces.


Hotel & Hospitality Show with Evan Schiff
In its 5th year, the Hotel & Hospitality Show has provided opportunities to the hospitality and hotel industry with the support of leading industry associations. In addition to the added content and features, the Hotel and Hospitality Show offers industry leaders the opportunity to network and receive industry updates. This supplies a 360-degree view of the market for the hospitality industry.


The Hotel & Hospitality Show features local and international exhibitors showcasing products across interiors, lighting and design, technology, security, catering equipment, and more.


Hotel & Hospitality Show
Dates & Times: Sandton Convention Centre
May 19 and May 20, 10am – 5pm
May 21, 10am – 4pm


Constantia Showcase with Wade Bales

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As one of the country’s oldest wine regions, Constantia has captured the imagination of wine lovers across the world. Image: Constantia Wine Route

The Constantia Showcase is bringing the very best of the Constantia Wine Route to greater Sandton. Established in 1685 as one of the original Cape farms, the wine route is now divided into just nine, premium estates – Beau Constantia, Buitenverwachting, Constantia Glen, Constantia Royale, Eagles Nest, Groot Constantia, Klein Constantia, Silvermist, and Steenberg. Collectively, the farms have over 421 hectares of vine.

The ticket price includes a complimentary glass, all wine tastings, and a selection of gourmet cheese, antipasti deli, and artisanal breads.


The Constantia Showcase
Dates: May 18 at Southern Sun Hyde Park
Time: 6pm
Tickets: R290


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