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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Entries open on 1 March 2017

2016 National Winners

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

Tintswalo Atlantic Lodge

Western Cape

Thunzi Bush Lodge

Eastern Cape

Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge

Eastern Cape

Raggy Charters

Eastern Cape

Visit Vakasha Guest Lodge

Mpumalanga

The Forum / The Campus

Gauteng

Thaba Eco Hotel

Gauteng

Mashutti Country Lodge

Limpopo

Amapondo Backpackers

Eastern Cape

The Three

Western Cape

2016 Provincal Winners

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

Seleke Samuel

North West

Kruger Marcus

North West

Stormsriver Adventures (Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour)

Eastern Cape

Zebula Golf Estate & Spa

Limpopo

Free State National Botanical Garden

Free State

Sondela Nature Reserve Guest House

Limpopo

Saltycrax Backpackers

Western Cape

Thaba Tshwene Game Lodge

North West

Palala Boutique Game Lodge and Spa

Limpopo

Lucette Boutique Guest House

Free State

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