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Idols 15: Audition dates and venues

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Casting Calls on 20 Nov 2018
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The final notes of Idols Season 14 are still ringing in the air and already the call for new voices has begun.

Mzansi Magic has confirmed a 15th season for 2019 and the audition dates and venues have been finalised.

If you'd like to enter the new season, this is what you need to know:

Who can audition? 

Anyone who is a South African citizen between the ages of 16 and 30 may enter. Minors must have written consent signed by a parent or guardian. Singers who auditioned in previous seasons are allowed to re-enter, but not anyone from a previous Top 10.

Audition dates and venues 

 Saturday, 26 January 2019
Venue: State Theatre

Date: Saturday, 9 February 2019
Venue: North Beach Amphitheatre

Date: Saturday, 16 February 2019
Venue: Ellis Park

Cape Town
Date: Saturday, 2 March 2019
Venue: Century City

What time should I get to the auditions and what should I bring?

The queues are often long, so get there early. Registration will open at 08h00. Take your ID or proof of identification, some water to keep hydrated, food and a song that suits your voice. 

What is the prize package for Idols this year?

The full prize package is still to be confirmed, but the winner will win a recording contract amongst other big prizes.

Flash facts

Word from Mzansi Magic is that there might be pop-up auditions in other regions. We'll update you if these happen.

The Season 15 premiere date hasn't been confirmed yet - we'll keep you posted on this too.

If you're going for it... good luck!


Shows in this post: Idols

Channels in this post: Mzansi Magic

1 Comment

31 Jan 2019 14:37

! A heads-up that the pop-up auditions are happening again this year, in three venues: Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Polokwane.

You'll find all the info. on these by tapping here: Extended! Idols 15 adds three pop-up audition venues: dates and deets 

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