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AT AGRI’S GOT TALENT 2019 WE COMPARE APPLES AND ORANGES

At Agri’s Got Talent (AGT) we like to break the boundaries. This year we are going to compare apples and oranges…or rather agri-workers in the pome and citrus industries.

In 2019 the Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA) joined the competition as a sponsor, making it bigger and better. Justin Chadwick, CEO of CGA had the following to say as to why they joined the project: "For many years I have observed the growth of Agri’s Got Talent, and witnessed the obvious joy and inclusivity that the competition brings. Farm workers are a treasured part of the citrus family, and recognition of their talents and contribution through Agri’s Got Talent is appropriate. When CGA was approached to get involved we jumped at the opportunity – to join a well-polished, professional initiative like Agri’s Got Talent is a chance in a lifetime – now let’s see the talent in the citrus industry shine through."
There are currently 120 000 workers (seasonal and permanent) on citrus farms and 20 000 in pack houses. South Africa has 84 000 hectares under citrus orchards
With AGT 2019 entries on a roll, we are curious to see whether agricultural workers from the citrus, deciduous or wine grape industries sing better. With entries still open for the next six weeks, we encourage workers to take a chance and send us their sound clips. Who knows you might find yourself in the Top Ten.
This is the sixth year that this very popular competition is rocking our farmyards. Songs can be performed in any genre, so whether you’re into pop, RnB, acoustic, rap or classical, Agri’s Got Talent wants to hear it all. With this fantastic opportunity you can show-off your talent, win big prizes, and also make your mark in your community. Finalists undergo a training week in Paarl where they receive intensive singing and stage training, as well as life skills coaching. The Gala Evening will take place on 2 August 2019 at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West. TO ENTER: WhatsApp a sound clip of no longer than 3 minutes to 082 372 1557 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
INCLUDE:
 Name & surname
 Date of birth
 Own cell number
 Name of farm / cellar / pack house

 Job description
 How long you have been working on the farm, in the pack house or cellar
 Nearest town
Join the AGT community and find the latest news and action on Facebook
www.facebook.com/agrisgottalent or visit www.agrisgottalent.com.
ANYTHING ELSE? Please contact Carmé Naudé at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Or 021 870 2900 for more information.
Agri’s got Talent is a social upliftment project sponsored by HORTGRO, the Citrus
Growers’ Association, the VinPro Foundation, the South African Table Grape Industry,
and the Western Cape Government’s Department of Agriculture.


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