Johannesburg, 27 November 2020: The Strongbow Big Picnic remains one of the most anticipated events of the year. This year the popular experience will see an innovative format designed to extend the event and reach more revelers.
Strongbow Big Picnic presents – The Natural Wonder Edition Remixed by MTV Africa. For the first time, fans can look forward to a three-part series which will bring together two headline artists performing a selection of their own songs in an acoustic style and a mash-up, combined performance against the backdrop of Mother Nature’s most breath-taking views. Each of the 30-minute performances will be accompanied by a mixologist creating Strongbow cocktails inspired by both the music and the natural surroundings.
The Natural Wonder Edition will be hosted by Nomalanga Shozi and Ntandose to give viewers an amazing outdoor escape in music with superstar performances from some of South Africa’s biggest stars. Fans can look forward to a showstopping collaborative performance from AKA, who is expected to enthral viewers with songs from his latest album “Bhovamaia” along with a scenic performance by “Into Ingawe” vocalist Ami Faku. Focalistic will take to the stage with a selection of his favorite amapiano hits alongside R&B singer Langa Mavuso who will set the mood with soulful sounds.
The Strongbow Big Picnic Natural Wonder Edition Remixed by MTV Africa
“The Strongbow and MTV Africa partnership has consistently provided music lovers the most memorable musical experience year on year. This year The Strongbow Big Picnic with MTV Africa will bring an intimate and safe broadcast to your home. The show is aimed at taking viewers on a musical journey inspired by the natural wonders of our beautiful country. MTV Africa strives to provide refreshing and unique content and entertainment that is spurred by innovation and an evolving world. We are proud to partner with Strongbow yet again to provide a platform that features some of the country’s most talented artists in yet another exciting first,” said Monde Twala, Senior Vice President and General Manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa.
Sindiswa Sathekge, Senior Brand Manager: Strongbow at HEINEKEN South Africa: “It is with great excitement that Strongbow partners with MTV Africa once again to bring to life, and this time bring into people’s homes, The Strongbow Big Picnic. The virtual – Natural Wonders Edition is an exciting opportunity to bring to life The Power of Nature to Refresh, weaving in nature’s majestic backdrop with refreshing sounds from really amazing South African artists. There’s no doubt in our minds we’ll once again deliver a great experience.”
Be sure to tune into the premiere of the Strongbow Big Picnic presents The Natural Wonder Edition Remixed by MTV exclusively on MTV (DStv Channel 130) on Saturday 12 December at 15:30 CAT