Monday, August 13, 2018


Former Miss World, Rolene Strauss, and Golden Horn Award winning Best TV Presenter and host of SABC 3’s The Expresso Show, Katlego Maboe, will serve as Masters of Ceremonies for the Cintron Pink Polo, presented by Vodacom, on Saturday 3 November 2018 at Val de Vie Estate.

Qualified medical doctor and Val de Vie Estate resident, Rolene Strauss, sees her purpose to give back to South African’s and improving women’s health issues.

Rolene Strauss comments: “We are all affected by breast cancer in some way or another, whether directly or indirectly. It is our privilege and responsibility as women to know our bodies and educate ourselves when it comes to self-examination and early detection. From one woman to another; let’s empower ourselves and those around us by spreading the word”

Rolene will be dressed by Elrico Bellingan, in an ensemble from the ElricoZarr Ready-to-Wear Spring/Summer 2018/19 Collection, in partnership with Cintron Pink Polo, presented by Vodacom. “Rolene Strauss is the ultimate ElricoZarr woman with her sense of style and confidence. It's always a pleasure to work with such a beautiful and striking woman”, remarked Elrico, who will also be creating a bespoke fashion show at the event, as official Fashion Partner.

Trilingual Katlego Maboe – effortlessly transcends demographic borders with his on-point sense of humour and has grown year-on-year into a well-known TV presenter, singer, voice-over artist, MC, model and actor. Amongst his many accolades, Katlego has been named as one of the most stylish male celebrities in South Africa, and is a philanthropist, sportsman and musician.

Katlego Maboe comments: “I am honoured to be the host of this year’s Cintron Pink Polo, presented by Vodacom, in aid of an incredibly worthy cause, at the foremost estate in the country. Val de Vie Estate is synonymous with high profile and ultra-luxurious events that attract fine and fashionable individuals who always know how to have a good time. I especially look forward to bringing my family along to enjoy the sport of kings at this family-friendly event and know that we will make special memories.”

“What makes this even more special is that the event brings attention to a subject that is not regularly spoken about in open conversation yet affects so many women - our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters and cousins. These are all people that form such a crucial part of our family structures and people we love.  It is a privilege to be asked to add my voice to the many who support organisations that help to advance the fight against breast cancer,” remarks Katlego Maboe.

“I see Val de Vie Estate as a piece of heaven on earth. It is a privilege to raise my son in an environment where we are free to enjoy nature, safety and quality family time. As a resident of Val de Vie Estate as well as a woman passionate about health, I am proud to be part of the Cintron Pink Polo presented by Vodacom,” comments Rolene Strauss.

Guests of the Cintron Pink Polo, presented by Vodacom, can look forward to a day in the picturesque Winelands filled with all things pink and polo-inspired – from the fashion to the food and drinks offerings, with many memorably moments in store.

Vodacom Business, a leading telecoms operator offering value to Enterprise Consumers, is the official Presenting Partner for the 2018 chapter of the event and the brand’s involvement is an indication of the growth and reach of the event, as this is the first time in the event’s nine-year history that a Presenting Partner has been secured.

Cintron Pink Polo, presented by Vodacom, pays tribute to the survivors of breast cancer and serves as a platform to raise awareness for a disease that is most prevalent in women, but also affects a high number of men.  For the first time in the history of this event, the Children Cancer Foundation South Africa (CHOC) will benefit from the Pink Food Truck Fair area where R100 per ticket sold will be donated to CHOC.

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