Johannesburg – Finally the wait is over, as the finalists for the esteemed Sof n’ Free HairXperts Masters Challenge 2017 prize have been revealed. Whittled down from an original 500 plus entries and then the eighteen semi-finalists from all over South Africa who showed their skill in Johannesburg last month, we are now left with our final eight. Viewers have seen a whole host of acts compete for this year’s crown and the judges had the difficult task of whittling down this year’s contestants to just 8 HairXperts finalists. So who are South Africa’s Top 8 HairXperts who will be competing to scoop the R250,000 prize from one of South Africa’s leading hair brand – Sofn’ Free.
Drumroll… The eight Sofn’Free HairXperts Masters Challenge 2017 Finalists are: Western Cape – Khonaye Nkohla (Cape Town City Centre); Eastern Cape – Vuyokazi Mangali (King Williams Town); KwaZulu-Natal – Khe Zondi (Pietermaritzburg) and Abner Hlatshwayo (Newcastle); Free State – Treavor Mokoaleli (Bethlehem), Gauteng – Maggie Makhethi (Sharpville), Doctor Sithole (Vosloorus) and Tony Masangu (Soweto).
The grand finale will be held at the Kyalami’s (Midrand) Theatre on the Track on Sunday, 16 July 2017. The ceremony will be hosted by Somizi Mhlongo with entertainment by top award winning artists – Kwesta and Amanda Black. Tickets are on sale