Somizi Mhlongo. Picture: Instagram.

Radio host and TV personality, Somizi Mhlongo is set to host Africa's biggest hair competition, the Annual Sof’n Free HairXperts Masters Challenge Grand Finale, to be held at the Theatre On The Track in Kyalami, Midrand. 

The Sofn’Free HairXperts Masters Challenge 2017 top 8 finalists are: Khonaye Nkohla (Cape Town City Centre),Vuyokazi Mangali (King Williams Town),Khe Zondi (Pietermaritzburg), Abner Hlatshwayo (Newcastle),Treavor Mokoaleli (Bethlehem), Maggie Makhethi (Sharpville), Doctor Sithole (Vosloorus) and Tony Masangu (Soweto). 

Top 8 finalists. Picture: Supplied.

The extravaganza is set to be full of exciting entertainment and awesome moments by the amazing hairstylists and South Africa's  international acts. 

Somizi is chosen to host this exciting event because of his dynamic personality. 

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"As an accomplished actor, entertainer, master of ceremony and radio host, Somizi's wide range of talent, dynamic personality, and charismatic energy make him the best choice to host the Sof ‘n Free hairxperts masters challenge.

 His unique expertise allows him to set the right tone for the show and connect with everyone. We are honoured to have him as the host of the 2017 Grand Finale”, says Sof‘nFree brand manager, Noeleen Burger. 

The event will take place on July 16 at the Kyalami’s (Midrand) Theatre on the Track,  with entertainment by top award winning artists – Kwesta and Amanda Black. 

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