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2011 starts with a bang at Umfolozi Resort

27 January 2011

The newly re-launched Umfolozi Hotel Casino Convention Resort in Empangeni brings explosive entertainment with big hit shows coming soon including Dozi, Curry on Laughing, Big NUZ and more!

The SAMA award-winning Durban kwaito group, Big NUZ will be performing live at Umfolozi on 04 February 2011. Big Nuz has been the busiest kwaito group in the country doing shows from Cape Town to Manchester (London). The trio is set to dazzle guests with their hit songs from their first album which scooped them three SAMA awards to the latest collaboration with DJ Fisherman "Ngifuna Ukuba Happy" which has become a kwaito anthem. Tickets are on sale for R130.  To book seats contact Umfolozi on 035 787 8200 or visit

Treat your loved one to a romantic evening at the Peermont Metcourt hotel at Umfolozi on 13 and/or 14 February for R560 per person per night sharing. This package includes 3-star accommodation, a bottle of sparkling wine; rose petal turndown; a box of choccies and breakfast and dinner. For more information contact Peermont Central Reservations on +27 (0) 11 557 0777 or 0860 777 900 (SA only). Ask for the promotion code VALENTINE to secure this fantastic rate.

The local ladies of Empangeni are in for a treat - make your way to Umfolozi for a Ladies Night Extravaganza on 26 February 2011. This spectacular night of entertainment includes East Coast Radio's Damon Beard as MC and a selection of male performers who are set to dazzle with dynamic dancing, intriguing music and colourful costumes. Ladies tickets are R120 per person, and the seats are selling out fast! To book seats contact Umfolozi on 035 787 8200 or visit

The delicious comedy hit, Curry on Laughing has been touring South Africa in recent weeks to sold out shows, and will be making a stop at Umfolozi on 04 March 2011. Three of SA's top comedians, Sans Moonsamy of Those Indian Guys, Eastern Mosaics' Jailoshini Naidoo and Comedy Festival man Eubulus Tracy are set to dish out comedy with a sprinkling of spice. Tickets to this amazing show are selling at R130 per person. To book seats contact Umfolozi on 035 787 8200 or visit

Dozi, one of South Africa's most popular performers also takes to the stage at Umfolozi on 29 April. After a very successful debut album "Mercy", Dozi has gone from strength to strength to become one of the most loved artists in South Africa. One of the very few musicians in our country that has a fan base that not only crosses age boundaries, but also cultural boundaries, Dozi is one of the most successful artists in the country. Tickets are on sale for R130 per person. To book seats contact Umfolozi on 035 787 8200 or visit

Umfolozi's bright light, the newly revamped casino starts 2011 with an explosion where guests can win up to R220 000 in prizes in the Kingdom Treasures casino promotion on until 02 April! Winners Circle members receive 1 ticket for every draw on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, between 08h00 and 00h00 when they visit Umfolozi casino. When guests redeem 500 points they in turn receive a set of draw tickets, a maximum of 5 tickets is redeemable per player per day. Draws will be held on 29 January, 26 February and 26 March at 17h00 with the final draw on 29 April at 17h00. 

Be the first to stay at Umfolozi Resort until 30 April 2011 for as little as R250 per person per night sharing or R395 for a single room, subject to availability.

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