Tuks FM broadcasts live from the 50th Red Bull X-Fighters finale

On Saturday 23 August 2014, history was made when the first ever Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour final was held at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Tuks FM presenters, Quintus Potgieter and Franco Nieman broadcasted from this momentous event and offered Tuks FM fans an opportunity to share their anticipation with the rest of the capital city. “Broadcasting the Tuks FM Top 30 from the Red Bull X-Fighters was exceptionally cool. The Union Buildings as a backdrop to a radio broadcast in tandem with an amazing event from the X-Fighters was awesome,” says Quintus. “Tuks FM fans paid us a visit at the van and took selfies and photos while we were broadcasting – it was really a fun day for all ages,” adds Quintus.

  Tuks FM showcases best in SA campus radio at MTN Radio Awards

Tuks FM attended the 2013 MTN Radio Awards presented at a Gala Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, 13 April. The station walked away with seven awards including the prestigious Campus Station of the Year award for the second consecutive year.

  Tuks Fm shines again at the 2014 MTN Radio Awards

The best of SA radio was honoured at the fifth annual MTN Radio Awards gala dinner at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday 12 April 2014. Tuks FM walked away with nine awards including the prestigious “Campus Station of the Year” award for the third consecutive year. The awards programme – the radio industry’s biggest award show – attracted well over 1 600 entries from more than 90 radio stations, showing a significant growth from the number of entries received in 2013. This year, Tuks FM collectively received the most nominations – 26 in total – and, again, won more awards than any campus, community, public broadcasting service or commercial station.

 

Tuks FM invited some of their listeners to the pre-screening of the 3D Metallica Through the Never film at Ster-Kinekor Brooklyn on 18 September 2013.
The cinema was filled with an audience of a 100 people who were the fortunate few to be first in the country to watch this epic film.

 

The Colour Me Crazy 5km Run and Colour Festival was held at the Riversands Farm, Johannesburg on 21 September 2013. Tuks FM was the media sponsor for the event. Runners left a colourful trail at each 1km checkpoint after being decorated with coloured powder. The organisers of the event expected       7 000 people to attend the festival. However, after an additional week of advertising on Tuks FM, 12 500 people attended the Colour Me Crazy fest.

 

Valentine’s Day is about chocolates and flowers… Yeah right. Not this year. Tuks FM in association with Zombie Run SA organised a thrilling night where you and your partner had to run for your lives. The “My Bloody Valentine Zombie Run” was hosted by the National Zoological Gardens (NZG) in Pretoria on 14 February 2014.

The race followed a light obstacle course, which was super-creepy, in the dark and deserted Pretoria zoo. Participants could either enter as a runner or a zombie. The zombies took in their positions throughout the zoo in order to grab as many flags from runners passing by.

 

Tuks FM sought to take our fans on a trip down memory lane. Party goers dressed up in 80s and 90s attire and danced to their favourite old school tunes all night!

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