Isibaya 1000th Episode

SHOW us what your favourite Isibaya Moment has been and you could be one of our winners!

You and your friend can win a breakfast meet and greet with Isibaya cast as well as Isibaya memorabilia. 

All you have to do is re-enact your favourite Isibaya moment in a short video clip celebrating Isibaya’s 1000th episode. Yep, we want you to cast your own Mpiyakhe, MaNcwane, Mgijimi, Qondi, Sihle, etc. Then post and share the clip on IG and FB using #Isibaya1000 to enter. Make sure you don't forget to tag @IsibayaMzansi on your post.

You can then complete your details below so we can get in cotact with you!

Competition closes on 23rd March 2017 at midday. 

Terms & Conditions



You enter the competition as follows:

  • Re-enact your favourite a scene from Isibaya
  • You can act as many characters as you want, even in the same scene
  • Video needs to be no longer than a minute long
  • You can enter as many video’s as you want
  • Post and share your video on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #Isibaya1000
  • Only entries with the hashtag #Isibaya1000 will be considered for the competition
  • Video entries may only be taken from a phone, no videos from other devices will be accepted
  • 13 of the best performances according to the submission criteria are eligible for the prizes (5 for the meet and greet and 8 for the memorabilia)
  • The competition will be promoted online (including digital platforms) from Thursday, 16 March 2017 and ends Thursday 23rd March 2017 at 11:59AM.

Call to Entry phase:

  • The competition will be promoted online (including digital platforms) from Thursday, 16 March 2017 and ends Thursday 23rd March 2017 at 11:59AM.
  • The Top13 videos will be selected by a judging panel on 24th, 25th, 26th and 27th March 2017 in the presence of an auditor.
  • Top13 entrants will be announced on from 28th March 2017.


  • The winner will be selected based on their performance and overall professional conduct (no profanity, no nudity, no blasphemy, no animals, no backing track, no lip syncing).
  • All entries will be judged on the following criteria (in no specific order):
    • Be entertaining
    • Be creative
    • Be humorous
    • Be unique
    • Bring out your inner actor/actress
    • Be magical


  • The Top13 finalists must have a valid I.D or passport.
  • Entries with missing or incorrect information will be considered invalid.
  • The competition is open to residents of South Africa.


Breakfast and a meet and greet with some of the Isibaya cast members (dependent on availability)

Memorabilia from the Isibaya set:

  1. Samson’s Hat from Season 1
  2. Qondi’s Isicholo
  3. Skhaleni’s Sporty
  4. Sundays Ischoba & Ibhayi
  5. Mpiyakhe’s Mkhovu jacket
  6. Mpiyakhe’s Imvunulo (skins)
  7. Signed printed photo of Thandeka & Sbu
  8. Signed printed photo of Mpiyakhe & Mkabayi



  • You must be 18 years or older to enter the competition.
  • You must have an active DStv subscription.
  • Should Mzansi Magic not be able to reach the winner/s within 2 days of notification, Mzansi Magic reserves the right to withdraw the prize and grant it to a fallback winner.
  • The winners must redeem their prize within 14 days of 28th March 2017.
  • Entries with missing or incorrect information will be considered invalid.
  • Videos containing profanity, defamatory and offensive content, illegal content, nudity, violence, and/or racist or sexist remarks or sentiments are strictly prohibited and will be disqualified.
  • Mzansi Magic does not permit infringement of any intellectual property rights. Your video will be disqualified if it contains any material that infringe intellectual property rights of others.
  • By participating in the competition, you grant Mzansi Magic permission to use your name, character, photographs, voice and likenesses in connection with the competition and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use.
  • By submitting a video for this competition, you hereby grant Mzansi Magic a worldwide, exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license in perpetuity to use, reproduce, distribute, display, perform, and broadcast your video in connection with the competition in any media formats and through any media channels now known or hereinafter invented.  Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that if you are a winner your video may be included and used on Mzansi Magic and affiliated media.
  • The media formats and channels referred to above shall include, without limitation, Mzansi Magic channels, Mzansi Magic online (or its affiliates) platforms, mobile platforms, multimedia platforms and social media such as Facebook, Twitter, websites, blogs, YouTube, WeChat and/or online video.
  • The prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above. No other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, cellphone data, cellphone airtime, transportation, incidental expenses and the like) are included in the prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of the entrant.
  • The prize is non-exchangeable.
  • Videos will be judged by a judging panel consisting of judges appointed by Mzansi Magic.
  • The judging will be based on the entry criteria stipulated above.
  • Mzansi Magic and the judges’ decision on any matter concerning the competition and/or arising out of these terms and conditions is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • You represent and/or warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Mzansi Magic to use all intellectual property rights, or other proprietary rights in the video you submit. You further agree that you will not submit any material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret, or otherwise subject to third-party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner.
  • By entering the competition, you accept all risks associated with participating in the competition. Accordingly, you hereby indemnify and hold Mzansi Magic harmless against any damages, injuries or losses you suffer as a result of entering this competition or using the prize if you become one of the winners. The entrant further agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Mzansi Magic against any claims, suits, liability and demands made by third parties in respect of infringement of their rights arising from your participation in the competition or submission of your video.
  • In using the hashtag #Isibaya1000 you give Mzansi Magic the right free of charge to use the content associated with the hashtag for broadcasting and social media purposes, including the social media handle and profile picture associated to the post, the video submission and wording of the post.