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".

Amapondo Backpackers

Eastern Cape

Beverley Country Cottages

KwaZulu-Natal

Inyati Game Lodge

Mpumalanga

Lebo's Soweto

Gauteng

Stormsriver Adventures (Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour)

Eastern Cape

Beach Break in Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

Town Lodge Port Elizabeth

Eastern Cape

Flamingo's Nest Guest House and Conference Centre

Gauteng

Soli deo Gloria

Western Cape

De Doornkraal Historic Country House

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".

Swadini A Forever Resort

Gauteng

Hilton Durban

KwaZulu-Natal

Sondela Nature Reserve

Limpopo

Earthbound B&B

Western Cape

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

Gauteng

Nonkululeko Simelane

Gauteng

Wild Horses Exclusive Mountain Lodge

Free State

Town Lodge Polokwane

Limpopo

Cango Wildlife Ranch

Western Cape

Welgelegen Manor

Mpumalanga

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