Umzingeli Productions refers to a show production company which is located in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. Umzingeli which is headed by Namibian-born, Jan Malan (Creative Director) has grown to be one of Africa's best known show production companies, brainstorming truly innovative concepts and executing them professionally, with an enthusiasm best described as electric.

Malan began working on shows in 1985 and created Umzingeli when he initiated the launch of Face of Africa twelve years ago. Throughout the past 24 years, Malan has worked exceptionally hard, bringing his expertise and passion for the industry to ensure Umzingeli is the immediate go-to production company for premier events throughout the fashion and entertainment industries in Africa and the rest of the world. Malan is equipped with special skills in the highly specialized field of Fashion Show Production.

Nothing is impossible for Umzingeli and Malan and no job is just another job. Each event is tailored to the specifics of the clients For the finale show at Mozambique Fashion Week which Malan and Umzingeli has produced and directed, a spectacular extravaganza at the Maputo train station with pyrotechnics and models and dancers were featured on moving trains.

Umzingeli has worked with so many fashion designers' shows not only in South Africa, but also from other countries, such as, Armani (Paris), BabyPhat (New York), Barbara Bui (Paris), Celine (Paris) , Chloe (Paris), among so many others.

Among the fashion shows Umzingeli produced and directed were:

Arise Africa Fashion Week (June 2009)
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Delhi Fashion Week (March 2009)
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Design Indaba Expo (February 2009)
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Audi Joburg Fashion Week (January 2009)
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Thisday / Arise Fashion Collection at New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week (February 2009)
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Mozambique Fashion Week (December 2008)
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Face of Africa (November 2008)
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Swahili Fashion Week (November 2008)
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Stoned Cherrie (July 2008)
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Cape Town Fashion Week (August 2008)
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Umzingeli means hunter and gatherer in Xhosa and Zulu, and defines the spirit and vision the company: to continually expand horizons throughout the continent of Africa and beyond. The company's logo symbolizes the readiness for the challenges of the 21st Century and to continue to believe passionately in promoting and showcasing the incredible talent of Africa.
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