#SAFTAs12 kicks off in Sun City
The 12th annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) kicks off in Sun City on Thursday night.
The awards ceremonies are split over a two days: day one will honour non-fiction categories, and day two — the main event — fiction categories.
The theme for this year's awards show is 'Our Stories Are Gold'. The first batch of awards will be handed out on Thursday, and the second at the main ceremony, which will take place on Saturday.
Media personality Thando Thabethe returns to the Sun City Superbowl to host the main event, with Phat Joe as her co-host.
If you have not already heard, the SAFTAs 12 official hosts are out and we are excited to announce that Thando Thabethe and Phat Joe will be gracing your screens on the 24th of March 2018 at 20h00 on SABC 2. #SAFTAs12 #OurStoriesAreGold pic.twitter.com/3vi5lln0tI— SAFTAS (@SAFTAS1) March 20, 2018
The red carpet will be hosted by Kuli Roberts and Rorisang Thandekiso.
What is an awards show without the red carpet, and what is a red carpet without fabulous hosts. We are so excited to have @kuliroberts and @RorisangT joining the #SAFTAs12 hosts @Thando_Thabethe and @phatjoeradiocom #OurStoriesAreGold pic.twitter.com/VQBbyzTOG8— SAFTAS (@SAFTAS1) March 21, 2018
Viewers can watch the main ceremony's live broadscast at 8pm on Saturday, 24 March, on SABC2.