Honouring

The Best Of The Best

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The Honourable

Minister's Award

Esther Mahlangu – Mpumalanga

Esther Mahlangu is a world renowned mural artist who has elevated the Ndebele culture on the world stage through her work. She first gained international attention in 1989 at a European art exhibition titled “Magiciens de la terre”(Magicians of the World) and has recently partnered with Belvedere on a campaign. Later in 1991, Mahlangu was commissioned by BMW to create an Art Car. The car, a BMW 525i, was the first “African Art Car” and was painted with typical motifs of the Ndebele tribe. One of Mahlangu’s passions is sharing her knowledge with the younger generation so that she leaves a legacy that lives on for generations to come.
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2016 National Winners

Have a look at the Lilizela national award winners and see what we mean when we say "best of the best".

Saltycrax Backpackers

Western Cape

Esther Mahlangu

Mpumalanga

Sidney Fhumulani Mikosi

Limpopo

Lebo's Soweto

Gauteng

Stormsriver Adventures (Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour)

Eastern Cape

Garden Court Blackrock

KwaZulu-Natal

Plettenberg A Forever Resort

Western Cape

Bloukrans Bungy - Face Adrenalin

Eastern Cape

Loerie’'s Call Guesthouse

Mpumalanga

171 Marula drive - Zimbali Coastal Resort & Estate

KwaZulu-Natal

2016 Provincal Winners

Have a look at the Lilizela award winners and see what we mean when we say "best of the best".

ROCHILLA GUESTHOUSE

Gauteng

Days at Sea

KwaZulu-Natal

Wild Horses Exclusive Mountain Lodge

Free State

Green Elephant Backpackers

Western Cape

Talita Kuhn

Northern Cape

Island Vibe Jeffreys Bay

Eastern Cape

Taj Cape Town

Western Cape

Visit Vakasha Guest Lodge 1

Gauteng

Misty Mountain Reserve

Eastern Cape

Sabie River Bush Lodge

Mpumalanga

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