New lifestyle travel series, Mooiloop, is coming to SABC2 in June
South Africans will follow presenters Valiant Swart and Denvor Phokaners visiting lesser known towns and villages, introducing them to the stories and the people who call these places home. They will learn about the country’s multicultural societies through the voices of local inhabitants. Mooiloop begins on Wednesday, 26 June at 19:30 on SABC2.
An avid traveller and one of the kingpins of the Afrikaans music industry, Swart has a career spanning over 24 years as a poet, singer, songwriter and composer. Born Pierre Nolte, he has released 15 albums throughout his music career. A visionary and strategist, Phokaners served as a business mentor and judge in the award winning reality competition show, Rize Mzansi on SABC1 in 2010. He had a stint in acting having appeared recently on SABC2’s comedy, Colour TV.
Each episode of Mooiloop will focus on a variety of lifestyle elements, including some local cooking, adventure, tourism and local music. The presenters will use unique modes of transport such as trains, boats, hot air balloons and “donkiekarre” to get to their destinations. Mooiloop will in each episode be graced by well-known guests with special links and interests in the specific destination.
“This is the first time in 15 years that a new show has been introduced as a running mate for the long running Pasella. We look forward to bringing a new experience to our audiences, and Mooiloop is unique in that it engages ordinary citizens of small towns as they take us through their day to days lifestyles, food and music. We will visit towns that have never been fully experienced on television before, including Barrydale, Skeerpoort, and Uniondale,” says SABC2's publicist, Caroline Phalakatshela.
The guest celebrities who are set to accompany the team include Elouise Cupido who will take viewers through Cullinan, actress Kim Cloete visiting Philadelphia, and Jacques Coetzer joining the presenters as they travel through Riebeek Kasteel.
Mooiloop will air from Wednesday, 26 June at 19:30 on SABC2.