The Countdown Begins

The Countdown Begins


It’s the reality show with one of the biggest prizes on South African television. The Big Break Legacy is back on SABC2 on 4 May and Season 2’s winner will walk away with a whopping R5-million investment.

This year’s Top 30 contestants come from across the country and their businesses are as diverse as they are. However, they have one thing in common – they are all out to win the top prize so expect a Herculean battle. To meet the contestants click here.

The public can vote for their favourites from 8 to 13 March. To vote for your favourite contenstant, sms their name to 33614. SMSes cost R1.50 each.

Not only does The Big Break Legacy make for gripping television as contestants do battle to emerge as the person with the best business idea, but the programme helps combat employment by demystifying entrepreneurship and making it accessible to viewers.

Alison Job
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