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We may have green Christmases instead of white, and gather around the braai rather than a roast, but that doesn’t mean Christmas in South Africa is any less exciting. Celebrate all that’s cool about an Mzansi Yule with these fun local festive shows.

Sing along with the kids: Klein Kroontjies Kersfees

Klein Kroontjies Kersfees is on Showmax
Image: Monarchy TV

Familiar Christmas songs get an Mzansi makeover in Klein Kroontjies Kersfees. Young children will love the animation, the music and the little stories told in the songs, which are sure to get them extra excited for the big day! The songs are sung by some very familiar voices, including Lloyd Cele and Nianell. Watch now »

The trouble with Christmas: Liewe Kersfeesvader

Liewe Kersfeesvader is on Showmax
Image: kykNET Movies

When teen beauty queen Nonnie’s mother left her family for another man, Nonnie is left to pick up the pieces. She’s just about managing when she’s thrown another curveball. Her father announces he’s finally found his calling: he’s going to become Father Christmas. Convinced he’s lost his mind, Nonnie must look after her little brother, navigate the judgemental townspeople and somehow convince her dad to take off his jolly red suit. This is a sweet SA movie perfect for the holidays. Watch now »

Hilarious holidays: A White Christmas with Schalk Bezuidenhout

A White Christmas is on Showmax
Image: Mannequin Pictures

Chase the holiday blues away with this hilarious stand-up comedy special, hosted by Schalk Bezuidenhout and featuring local comedians including Donovan Goliath, Dusty Rich and Glen Biderman-Pam. Watch now »

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