10th kykNET Fiëstas - all the winners

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Awards on 10 Feb 2020
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Sandra Prinsloo | Pieter-Dirk Uys | Brendon Daniels

And the winners of the 2020 kykNET Fiëstas are:

Best Actress

Antoinette Kellerman – Koningin Lear
Cintaine Schutte – Tien duisend ton
Jill Levenberg – Queenie-hulle
Tinarie van Wyk-Loots – Katvoet

Best Actor

Albert Pretorius – Tien Duisend Ton
André Roothman – Koningin Lear
Brendon Daniels  – Queenie-hulle
Laudo Liebenberg – Katvoet

The ceremony was held at Artscape in Cape Town on Sunday night (9 February 2020) and were broadcast live on KykNET - but almost didn't make it to the end. The broadcast was interrupted by bad weather in Gauteng and resumed after a glitch.

The rebroadcast airs tonight (10 February 2020) at 20h30.

Best Supporting Actress

Anna-Mart van der Merwe – Koningin Lear
Devonecia Swartz – Jakkals en Wolf Onbeperk
Nicola Hanekom – Be(t)roudag
Rolanda Marais – Koningin Lear

Best Supporting Actor

Edwin van der Walt – Koningin Lear
Jaques de Silva – Queenie-hulle
Marius Weyers – Katvoet
Wilhelm van der Walt – The Borrow Pit
The awards tribute the best theatre work of the past festival year. Productions that made their debut at the six biggest Afrikaans art festivals – US Woordfees, KKNK, Suidoosterfees, Innibos, Vrystaat Kunstefees and Aardklop – are eligible for the awards.

Best Solo Performance

Chris Vorster – Die Hart Verklap
Cintaine Schutte – Die dinge van ‘n kind
Craig Morris – Johnny Boskak voel ‘n bietjie …
Sandra Prinsloo – Kamphoer: Die Verhaal van Susan Nell

Best Director

Brett Bailey – Samson
Christo Davids – Queenie-hulle
Marthinus Basson – Koningin Lear
Nico Scheepers – Tien duisend ton

Best Theatre Design

Brett Bailey (kostuums) – Samson
Brett Bailey en Tanya P. Johnson (kunswerke en ontwerp) – Samson
Marthinus Basson (teaterontwerp) – Koningin Lear
Wolf Britz (stel- en beligtingsontwerp) – Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act

Best Newly Created Theatre Production

Christo Davids en Lloyd Davids – Queenie-hulle
Herschelle Benjamin – In Slavenhuis 39
Malan Steyn – Jakkals en Wolf Onbeperk
Retief Scholtz – Die voordele van eierwit

Best Upcoming Artist

Cantona James – In Slavenhuis 39 en Jakkals en Wolf Onbeperk
Emma van Heyn – Met slenterslag na Sjanghai
Jane Mamotse Mpholo – The Island
Nombulelo Yende – La Serva Padrona
Wian Taljaard – Jakkals en Wolf Onbeperk

Best Achievement in Classical Music

Bongani Kubheka en Nombulelo Yende – La Serva Padrona
Camerata Tinta Barocca onder leiding van Erik Dippenaar – Glorious Baroque
Charl du Plessis – Solo
José Dias – Hulde aan Nellie du Toit

Best Achievement in Visual Arts

Abrie Fourie en Harrie Siertsema – Verf dit Swart/Paint it black
Banele Khoza – Seeking Love
Cedric Nunn – Blood Relatives
Jean Theron Louw – My Afrika-wildehonde

Best Music Production - Arena

kykNET Rock Nou!-konsert
kykNET Verjaardagkonsert (kykNET-verjaardagkonsert)
Soweto String Quartet ontmoet Loki Rothman
Toe ek 20 was

Best Music Production - Podium

ALTEmit Acapella
Amanda Strydom – Miss Mandy
Eet Kreef!
My land, my klank

Best Production

Koningin Lear
Tien duisend ton

Best Duo or Ensemble

Die intermissie
Jakkals en Wolf Onbeperk
The Island

Best Translation or Adaptation of an Existing Production

Antjie Krog – Koningin Lear
Cecilia du Toit, Lara Foot en Sandra Prinsloo – Kamphoer: Die Verhaal van Susan Nell 
Francois Toerien  - Die dinge van ‘n kind
Nico Scheepers - Tien duisend ton

Festival of the Year


Blue Fiësta Award


Lifetime Achievement in Theatre

Elize Cawood
Janice Honeyman
Pieter-Dirk Uys
Virginia Davids


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1 Comment

10 Feb 2020 14:50

Tashi edited on
2/10/2020 2:55 PM

Puhlease!  As if any other show had a chance against KykNET"s birthday concert for Best Music Production. 

Good to see Brett Bailey winning... was at uni with me.


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