Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Nickelodeon Africa Taps Dr. Riaad Moosa As Host Of NickFest 2015

Nickelodeon Africa has announced the exciting news that comedian Dr. Riaad Moosa will be the host of Nickelodeon Africa's first ever NickFest, where the award-winning comedian, presenter, writer and actor who also happens to be a qualified medical doctor, too, will raise the roof with laughter at the spectacular, family friendly festival, which is transforming Tsogo Sun's The Globe at Silverstar Casino into a slime-filled Nickelodeon wonderland on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2015!

Dr. Riaad Moosa

Additionally, Nickelodeon Africa has announced the further aweslime news that DJ's Anele Mdoda and Ms Cosmo, MTV VJ Sizwe Dhlomo, Comedian's Trevor Gumbi and Kagiso Lediga, recording artist ProVerb, and model and actress Pearl Thusi will be covered in Nickelodeon's world famous green slime for charity at NickFest 2015! Plus, Nick Africa wants to know who YOU want to see slimed at NickFest! Simply let Nickelodeon Africa on their official Facebook profile page using the #Nickfest hashtag!

Ms Cosmo DJ

Tickets for NickFest are on sale now at Computicket, priced R110 per ticket (entry free for children under 2). A percentage of funds from ticket sales will be donated to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust to aid sick children.

Kagiso Lediga

Nickelodeon Africa is giving Nicksters the chance to win tickets to attend NickFest 2015! Head to and answer the simple question to enter for your chance to win!

Trevor Gumbi

NickFest will thrill kids and parents alike with its unique combination of live music from SA A-listers, including Cassper Nyovest, The Buzz, the Tsogo Sun Arts Academy All Stars, ProVerb, Morgan Beat Box, celebrity guests, including Olga Lombard and Dr. Riaad Moosa, and character shows and appearances by Nickelodeon superstars SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Packed with fun and interactivity, NickFest promises a fabulous day out for kids of all ages and their families, with designated activities for pre-schoolers, primary school kids, tweens and teens. And of course there’ll be lots of Nickelodeon's trademark slime – tons and tons of gooey green the awesome Slime Area!

Anele Mdoda

For more information on NickFest please go to, like Nickelodeon Africa on Facebook at, or follow Nick Africa on Twitter @NickAfrica and on Instagram @Nickelodeon_Africa. To join the conversation about NickFest, please use the dedicated hashtag #NickFest.

Sizwe Dhlomo

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