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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2016 National Winners

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

Three Trees at Spioenkop

KwaZulu-Natal

Besty Travel

Limpopo

Taj Cape Town

Western Cape

iNsingizi Lodge

KwaZulu-Natal

De Doornkraal Historic Country House

Western Cape

Thaba Eco Hotel

Gauteng

Esther Mahlangu

Mpumalanga

Town Lodge Port Elizabeth

Eastern Cape

Curiocity Backpackers

Gauteng

The Forum / The Campus

Gauteng

2016 Provincal Winners

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

De Doornkraal Historic Country House

Western Cape

Azalea Bed and Breakfast

KwaZulu-Natal

MyPond Hotel

Eastern Cape

Seashells Luxury Accommodation

Eastern Cape

Bloukrans Bungy - Face Adrenalin

Eastern Cape

ROCHILLA GUESTHOUSE

Free State

Drifters Raceway Theme Park

Eastern Cape

Naledi Backpackers

Gauteng

Benri B&B

Eastern Cape

Matumi Golf Lodge

Mpumalanga

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