Anant Singh and Videovision Entertainment will host their 25th Annual Durban July Handicap event at the Sea Cottage Room at Greyville Racecourse on Saturday, 31 July. The Videovision Entertainment event has developed a high profile over the years with invitations being much sought after.
Videovision Entertainment regularly attracts an exciting line-up of guests from the entertainment, business and government sectors. Among the guests this year are actors Leon Schuster, Leleti Khumalo and Presley Chweneyagae; singing diva, Yvonne Chaka Chaka; CEO of the Playhouse Company, Linda Bukhosini; the KZNPO’s Bongani Tembe; award-winning film director, Junaid Ahmed, CEO of the National Film and Video Foundation, Eddie Mbalo; Managing Director of United International Pictures, Peter Dignan; Chairman of Investec Bank, Fani Titi; former president of the Durban Chamber of Commerce, Moses Tembe, Minister of Justice, Jeff Radebe; Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Enver Surty and Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Paul Mashatile; KZN MEC of Economic Development and Tourism, Mike Mabuyakulu and speaker of the eThekwini Council, James Nxumalo.
This year, Videovision Entertainment will be celebrating South Africa with the dress code being Fashionably African and has arranged prizes for the Most Original / Outrageously Dressed Couple among its guests who stand a chance of winning Business Class tickets on Jet Airways to Mumbai, India; a weekend away at KWVss Laborie Estate in Paarl and other prizes.
The Durban July also comes amid the Durban International Film Festival which will see the World Premiere on Friday, 30 July, of Videovision Entertainmentss latest production, My Hunter’s Heart which focuses on the plight of the Khomani San people. The screening will be attended by the guests attending the Durban July.
Commenting on the Durban July Fever, Anant Singh said, “We are delighted to be celebrating South Africa with our guests at our annual Durban July event. The July gives us an opportunity interact with our friends and associates on an informal level while enjoying the excitement of the country’s premier horse race. We also celebrate the life of master winemaker and passionate racing fan, Graham Beck who passed on in London today. He leaves an amazing legacy in South Africa and in the horseracing industry.”