M-Net “Galaxy of the Stars” is an exclusive black-tie sit-down gala, which took place on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Gallagher Estate in South Africa.
The high profile event, which hosted Partners, Stakeholders, TV executives, on-screen talent, government officials, production guru’s and the biggest names in TV business was put together by M-Net and Multi choice South Africa.
The big celebration which paid tribute to M=Net creative & business partnerships, was put together to celebrate nearly 28 years of bringing viewers premium TV content and to mark the momentous achievement, investment and commitment to the industry.
The event also celebrated and acknowledged various stars and celebrities who were either discovered and whose careers have contributed immensely to M-Net Program Initiatives such as Music (ex. South African Idols), Soap Operas & Daytime Television (ex. Tinsel, Jacobs Cross, Isibaya), Movies (ex. Guns and Roses), Fashion (ex. Face of Africa, Africa’s Next Top Model) etc..
Super Model and Host of Africa’s Next Top Model Oluchi Orlandi who was discovered through M-Net’s ‘Face of Africa’, is one of the celebrated stars acknowledged at the Galaxy of the Stars.
Oluchi graces the runway at the show, in a small fashion show showcasing award winning South African Designer, David Tlale who has won awards such as the Elle New Talent and Best Designer by the SundayTimes in South Africa. David Tlale is also the only South African Fashion Designer to have a show on the New York Fashion Week Schedule 3 times in a row and was also a guest judge on Africa’s Next Top Model Season 1.
M-Net has nurtured a culture of talent investment and on your TV screen celebrities will recount their relationship with M-Net.
Other celebrities to be celebrated are: Husband Wife Team ‘Connie and Shona’, creators of Rockville, Comedian ‘David Kau’, Idols winner ‘Khaya’, Idols Presenter and Executive Producer ‘ProVerb’, 2008 Hollywood Oscar Film Director ‘Gavin Hood’ and many more.
This huge celebration will be brought into your homes through your TV screen and courtesy of M-net on the 9 of August 2014 at 2pm on M-Net and at 9.30pm on Mzansi Magic, Channel 161.
Catch Oluchi talk about her Journey, which includes her partnership with M-Net on ‘Africa’s Next Top Model’ and watch clips of when she was found by M-Net through ‘Face of Africa’.