The increasing popularity among audiences of all ages makes this year’s 90-minute, open-air spectacular event the biggest SA Tattoo
ever staged. With its largest cast to date comprising over 800 multi-cultural and multi-national performers, the SA Tattoo
is diverse mass entertainment on a scale rarely seen in South Africa. “The South African Tattoo
is so much more than mass entertainment. It is a showcase of strength, discipline, morale and unity. When you combine strength in numbers, discipline through precision, morale from music and unity for a common cause, anything is possible.” says Simon Carter, executive producer of the SA Tattoo
The SA Tattoo
is delighted to announce the soloists for this year’s finale. The highly talented singer and theatre and television actress, Siyasanga Papu (Hillside, Usindiso, Rhythm City
) and popular local recording artist, music writer and producer, theatre performer and local television and movie star, Vaughan Gardiner (Kyknet’s Hartland, Platteland, TREE AAN!
) will not only bring glamour and excitement to the Tattoo
but also show their vocal prowess to the audience as they close the 2012 event.
brings a new, never seen before combination of South African and international acts. Top international performers such as the Talentholdet Gym Team from Denmark and the O`Shea Ryan Irish Dancers from Australia, perform alongside our finest local talent to present an array of wonderful singers, dancers and performers from across the globe. The Amazing Skipping Routine, the SA Air Force and SA Medical Health Service bands, the Anavarata Dance Institute’s traditional Indian dancers, the Afrikaanse Hoër Meisies and Seunskool massed choir as well as acclaimed soloists Siyasanga Papu and Vaughan Gardiner are sure to wow audiences. We welcome back traditional favourites, the 180-piece massed pipes and drums and the contingent of over eighty Highland and Irish dancers, as well as our giant 27m x 18m South African flag, our biggest symbol of patriotism and pride. The prestigious role of the lead pipe band for the 2012 SA Tattoo
has been reserved for the Transvaal Scottish Regimental Pipes and Drums in honour of the Transvaal Scottish Regiment in celebrating their 110th
anniversary this year. There’s so much entertainment on offer for the entire family to enjoy.
“Here at Montecasino, we are proud to call the South African Tattoo
our own,” says Steve Howell, general manager of Montecasino. “For four years, this foot-tapping, heart-pounding, cultural extravaganza has thrilled audiences across all ages and demographics, becoming one of our favourite events to be hosted on the Montecasino Outdoor Event Area, which also sees high profile events the likes of Taste of Joburg
and Oktober Bierfest
returning year after year. If you’re visiting Montecasino for the first time, be sure to make a day of it and enjoy the myriad entertainment and dining options which have made Montecasino Gauteng’s most visited leisure destination.”
This show has sold out for three years running so hurry, don’t miss the fanfare, the massed pipers and bands, dancers and other incredibly talented performers representing a global stage. Book now at Computicket service centres, visit www.computicket.com
or call 0861 813 9000. Ticket prices range from R218 to R398. Discounted tickets apply to groups of 10 or more and children under the age of 12. The disabled seating area is strictly reserved for disabled persons and their one companion. Bookings for the disabled area can only be booked via a Computicket service centre or via the call centre. Bookings for this section are not available via the internet.
For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.satattoo.co.za
or Facebook: South African TATTOO