Glitz, glamour and fashionistas in the starting blocks

Tickets to the 135th edition of the Sun Met Celebrated with G.H. Mumm are in demand as the Who’s Who of the fashion and celebrity worlds are set to descend upon Kenilworth Race Course to experience the thrill of Africa’s Richest Race Day on Saturday, 26 January 2019.

Secure your spot and witness the Sun Met’s favourite thoroughbred contenders on the track in over 12 world-class horseraces while at the continent’s most esteemed equestrian and social affair where elite horse racing meets high-end fashion and top-notch entertainment.

The Sun Met is renowned for bringing together A-listers of the local and international entertainment, fashion, sports, and racing worlds. This year’s event will see the likes of Sarah Langa, Siv Ngesi, Unathi Msengana, Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green, and British film star, Hakeem Kae-Kazim take to the Cape’s favourite red carpet.

With the theme for 2019 being African Luxury: Precious Metals, race goers are encouraged to wear their favourite metallics, coppers, golds, and get ready to shimmer and shine as the Sun Met Celebrated with G.H. Mumm guarantees the finest in Africa’s rich horse-racing, fashion, and entertainment.

The 2019 entertainment line-up will feature some of South Africa’s finest top-drawer talent including Afropop and House DJ, DJ Maphorisa, South Africa’s favourite music duo, Mafikizolo, and SAMA Award winning singer and songwriter, Lady Zamar.

Other entertainment on offer in the After-Party Marquee will include local Heart FM DJs, a fashion show showcasing work by the Sun Met’s Official Designers, Biji La Maison (Biji La Maison), Ole Ledimo (House of Ole), Mzukisi Mbane (Imprint ZA) and Warrick Gautier (Warrick Gautier), as well as the revered Best Dressed competition.

General Access tickets include access to all public areas including the grand stand with public bars and catering facilities, as well as access to the official after party. For those wanting something a bit more exclusive there are many packages on offer, ranging from the picnic site to VIP packages starting from R2995.

Those attending the Sun Met are encouraged to enjoy themselves responsibly as Uber and Taxify drop offs and collections will be operational from the Wetton Road entrance to the Kenilworth Racecourse. For those driving themselves to the event, parking tickets may be purchased on Ticketpro.

Steel Sculptor, Florian Junge, works with recycled steel and transforms it into something that can inspire people, and that is what makes this metal precious.
Set in a backdrop of restless energy, power, and African Luxury, Florian’s latest sculpture “Run with it” will be unveiled at the 2019 Sun Met celebrated with G.H.Mumm.

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