Saturday, March 18, 2017

The Kiffness, Twins On Decks, Emtee, Timo ODV And K.O Join Nickelodeon SLIMEFEST 2017 South Africa Line-Up

Nickelodeon Africa (DStv channel 305) and uShaka Marine World have just pumped up the volume on the first-ever Africa edition of SlimeFest, due to take place at Durban’s uShaka Marine World on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April 2017!

The electric The Kiffness, house music DJ duo Twins on Decks, award winning rapper Emtee, singer/songwriter/producer/DJ Timo ODV and the acclaimed Hip Hop artist K.O join previously announced artists Cassper Nyovest and Mafikizolo for a spectacular family-friendly slime-boree of music, Nickelodeon TV characters, and lots and lots of slime - as uShaka Marine World is transformed into a icky, sticky, squelchy green and orange paradise for all the family to enjoy!

Older kids will delight in a host of games and day-long activities: head for the interactive Slime Zone for an epic Slime Blaster Battle: take a relaxing Slime Shower, slither around on the Zorb Ball Slime Pool; or get to grips with your arch-enemy during a bout of Slime Sumo.

For the younger kids, there'll be singalongs from their favourite Nickelodeon characters including SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora & Friends, Chase & Marshall from PAW Patrol, and those green amphibious heroes, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. A dedicated Pre School Zone for very young children will be hosted in the Kids’ Corner.

Commented Chris Torline, Senior Digital & Marketing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa: “Nickelodeon’s SlimeFest is the most-anticipated family-friendly music festival of the year, bringing together star power, stunts, live music and tons of green slime for the ultimate family day out. With our entertaining hosts Joey Rasdien and Nomzamo Mbatha at the helm, and a truly amazing line-up of performers and celebrity guests, SlimeFest has something for kids of all ages!”

Added uShaka Marine World Marketing Executive, Mpume Mthembu: “uShaka is going all out to ensure that we are leaders in family friendly entertainment in Durban. This is an event that has it all – music, fun, our favourite television characters and opportunities for every generation – from tiny tots to tweens, teens and adults – to let their hair down and push those boundaries. uShaka Marine World is the perfect place to host an event such as this as we are all about unlimited fun. Over the past 13 years, we have strived to give our customers the best in entertainment. From the largest aquarium in Africa, to dolphin and seal shows at Sea World, and thrilling slides and pools at Wet ‘n Wild, and more, uShaka is a fun paradise. We believe that we have something for everyone and this is similarly the case through our collaboration with Nickelodeon’s SlimeFest which is sure to be a one of a kind experience for our uShaka visitors.”

Ticket information for SlimeFest 2017:

Purchase your SlimeFest tickets now at Computicket or uShaka Marine World’s online ticketing service priced from R250 for a single ticket and R230 per ticket for a family of four (R220 for groups of 10 or more). Group tickets are only available from Computicket.

Entry is free for children under three years. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult. Ticket price includes entry into uShaka Marine World, the Dolphin Aquarium and Wet ‘n’ Wild with the exception of Sea Animals Encounter Island.

Nickelodeon SlimeFest is brought to South Africa for the first time by uShaka Marine World in association with Durban Tourism.

For more information on SlimeFest 2017, please go to, like NickelodeonAfrica on Facebook, or follow @NickAfrica on Twitter and @Nickelodeon_Africa on Instagram using the hashtag #SlimeFestSA.

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