SquarePants celebrates his 36thbirthday in isiZulu
Nickelodeon has announced the first ever isiZulu SpongeBob SquarePants’ episode to be aired on 14 July in celebration of SpongeBob SquarePants 36th birthday this month.
The first ever SpongeBob SquarePants: IsiZulu episode will premiere on 14 July 2022 at 14:30 CAT, NickToons, DStv channel 308 and repeat on Friday, 15 July at 14:30 CAT. The episode is dedicated to not only celebrating SpongeBob’s birthday but also teaching and celebrating isiZulu as one of the official languages in South Africa. Nickelodeon, as a channel, remains dedicated to being the pioneer in the edutainment space by constantly creating innovative ways to educate while keeping the young viewers entertained.
“We are thrilled to present the premiere of the first-ever SpongeBob SquarePants episode in isiZulu. This is a milestone first in Africa. This provides audiences the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the iconic world of Bikini Bottom like never before. This is one of the many steps we are taking in our commitment to being more inclusive & more localised while celebrating Africa’s rich and colourful heritage and local languages,” says Dillon Khan, Senior Vice-President Nickelodeon Africa.
For the best kids’ entertainment and more on SpongeBob SquarePants: isiZulu and SpongeBob’s 36th-anniversary celebration stay tuned to NickToons, DStv Channel 308.
You can also catch the full episode on Nickelodeon Africa Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NickelodeonAfrica.
Join the conversation using the hashtag #ZuluSpongeBob and follow @NickAfrica on Twitter and @nickelodeon_africa on Instagram for more details.