The seventh annual US Woordfees, supported by the ATKV, took place on Monday night at the Stellenbosch Town Hall.
Marlo Lover and Esther von Waltsleben acted as masters of ceremony and guests were entertained by Yvonne Chaka Chaka and the Young Caballeros of Cape Town .
The winners are as follows :
Drama, Best Actor: Andrew Buckland – Tobacco and the Harmful Effects Thereof
Drama, Best Supporting Actor: Rob van Vuuren – A Doll’s House
Drama, Best Director: Christiaan Olwagen – A Doll’s House
Best Drama Production: A Doll’s House
Literary Arts: Praat van die Duiwel – Johann Nel and Juanita Swanepoel
Contemporary Music – Solo: Yvonne Chaka Chaka – The Princess of Africa
Contemporary Music – Group: Kô, lat ons sing!
Classical Music – Vocalist: Stellenbosch Universiteitskoor olv. André van der Merwe
Classical Music – Instrumental: Ben Schoeman – Schoeman in Konsert
Visual Art: Lien Botha – Wonderboom
Up-and-coming Artist: Francois Knoetze
Breakthrough: The Banquet: The Room of Dreams – Ju-Ju Domingo and Lucas Heinen
Most Popular Book, Prose: Bly – US Woordfees 2016
Most Popular Book, Lifestyle: Kook saam Kaaps – Koelsoem Kamalie and Flori Schrikker
Most Popular Book, Poetry: Hammie – Ronelda S. Kamfer
WoordFees Heroes: Dawid and Henk Fourie
WOW Artist of the Year: Antonia du Toit
WOW School of the Year: Strand Secondary
Book prices are determined by best book sales during the Woordfees at the ATKV bookstore on the site .
US Woordfees would like to thank all the sponsors , including The University of Stellenbosch , Sanlam , KykNET and Media24 . The US Woordfees 2017 takes place 3-12 March 2017 in Stellenbosch .
For more information or to arrange an interview , contact Frieda le Roux on 082 742 4156 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Image: Award Winner Rob van Vuuren (source)