Schalk Bezuidenhout and Sorina team up to present new FUNDIS
SABC2’s game show Fundis returns on Thursday 3rd September 2020 at 19:00 with an exciting new season, in a different language.
Season two will be presented in Afrikaans by Schalk Bezuidenhout and Sorina in a fun, energetic and humorous manner which sets it apart from the regular quiz show format.
This 24 minute Strategy Quiz Show is based on a unique, tension generating scoring format whereby contestants win and lose money in relation to their general or specialized knowledge on certain subjects.
Fundis consists of three sections:-
A. General Knowledge Round (Kitskontant) - This is the money builder section where contestants answer general knowledge questions on any topic in order to accumulate as much money as possible.
B Specialist (Fundis) Round - Each contestant answers questions from specialized sections and tries to lose as little of their money which was accumulated in the previous section.
C. The Jackpot Round - The winner of the evening can select a specialized section and answer 5 questions on this topic within 30 seconds to walk away with the jackpot which is made up of all monies forfeited by both contestants during the program in the above “Fundis” round.
D. The Contestants – The contestants were selected after auditioning through zoom and WhatsApp video calls. Each week we meet 2 new contestants up until week 6.After the 6th show, the quarter finals begin. The quarter finalists are made up of the 8 highest scoring contestants. The quarter finals work as knock out rounds and those who win go through to the semi-finals and then the final round. The contestant who wins episode 13 is crowned the fundi of the series.
MEET THE PRESENTERS
Schalk Bezuidenhout was born in Kempton Park or as he calls it - 'The New York of the East Rand'.
While studying in Cape Town Schalk slowly began to realize that there was so much more to life than boerewors and rugby, and started doing stand-up in April 2011.
On stage Schalk is fun and energetic and appeals to people of all kinds and colours.
The Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards; Africa’s most reputable Comedy Award platform recognized Schalk’s comedic brilliance by awarding him two awards. He is also the recipient of various other comedy industry awards.
Schalk was handpicked by Trevor Noah to perform in the comedy TV series NationWild. He’s played regularly on some of the world’s most significant comedy stages.
Sorina who is known for her role as the biker “chomma” Flooze on 7de Laan, is also a singer, songwriter and TV presenter. She has released numerous albums including “Engel met 'n Angel”, “Hoezit my Tjomma” and “Ek watch jou”.
Fundis is fun for the whole family so get ready to tickle your mind and your funny bone!
Keep safe and don’t miss Fundis every Thursday at 19:00, only on SABC2.