Published on March 3rd, 2017 | by Katya Guerra



Johannesburg, 3 March 2017: Karlien Van Jaarsveld joins the star studded line-up for Nickelodeon’s NickFest, the long-awaited family-centric festival which takes over the TicketPro Dome on 25 and 26 March 2017.

Expect an amazing weekend of family fun as Karlien joins fellow performers Shekhinah, Nasty C and co-hosts Minnie Dlamini and Jason, Nicholas and Donovan Goliath to welcome thousands of kids and families to NickFest. 

An amazing combination of music and family oriented entertainment, NickFest is packed with live performances, interactive zones, kid-friendly activities, and experiences. Don’t miss the exciting character shows and appearances by Nickelodeon superstars Dora & Friends, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, plus loveable pups Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol.

NickFest 2017 is brought to you by Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) in conjunction with Glen21 Entertainment & KinderJoy.

Jacaranda FM is the official radio partner of NickFest 2017.

For more information on NickFest 2017 please go to www.nickelodeon.com, join us on Twitter @NickAfrica and on Instagram @Nickelodeon_Africa, or like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/NickelodeonAfrica. To join the conversation about NickFest 2017, please use the hashtag #NickFest.



About NickFest

Date:                           25 & 26 March 2017

Venue:                         TicketPro Dome

Opening Times:          Session 1: 09:00 – 12:00; Session 2: 15:00 to 18:00.

Tickets:                       Available at www.ticketpros.co.za and select Edgars, CNA and Postnet outlets, priced at R290 per head or R270 per person for a family of 4-6 people. Groups of 10 or more people enjoy a discounted price of R250 per head.  Entrance is free for children under one.  Entrance to the Slime Area costs R150 per person (tickets sold separately; kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult).


About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company’s portfolio includes television programming and production around the world, plus special events, consumer products, digital offerings, recreation, books, feature films and pro-social initiatives. Nickelodeon’s brands reach 1.1 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 160 countries and territories, via more than 80+ locally programmed channels and branded blocks. Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.


About Nickelodeon Africa

A favourite with SA kids, Nickelodeon currently broadcasts three 24-hour kids’ channels in SA: Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and Nicktoons.  Nickelodeon consistently ranks as the number one kids and family channel on premium pay-TV in South Africa, thanks to award-winning, ratings-beating programming that puts kids first, including “The Nickelodeon Kids’s Choice Awards”, “SpongeBob SquarePants”, “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn”, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “The Thundermans”.

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