BIG Makiti in Holiday Paradise
The Eastern Cape's most famous holiday town, Jeffreys Bay, presents the JBay Makiti. It is a direct spin-off from the very successful "KIA Makietie Jeffreysbaai" of 2018 which celebrated the town's win in the countrywide Town of the Year Competition hosted by KykNet's Actuality Programme, Kwêla.
In 2019 some of South Africa's Top Artists and Local Artists shared the stage. Artists like the ever-popular Elvis Blue (1x Ghoema 2019 Award), blue-eyed boy Brendan Peyper, rock artist Dewald Wasserfall, the music group ADAM (2x Ghoemas 2019 Awards), rapper Early-B (2x Ghoemas 2019 Awards) and the famous Fatman who stole hearts in The Voice SA. Furthermore, Cape Town's singing sensation Tarryn Lamb (3x Ghoemas 2019 Awards), Die Kontrak-winner Demi-Lee Moore (5x Ghoemas 2019 Awards) and the angel voice Corlea Botha. Buster & Bella (1x Ghoema 2019) was also a big hit among the youngsters.
Besides a jam-packed stage program, the JBay Makiti provides activities for the whole family and lots of kiddies entertainment, food stalls, art & curio stalls, market stalls, expo's, and beer gardens.