President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to deliver his address on the state of South Africa at 19:00 on 11 February.
The State of the Nation address will be made in a joint sitting of Parliament.
Zuma is expected to talk about what the government has achieved in the past year, and present a programme for the coming year.
SONA 2016 will be live streamed through a number of online channels, including:
The Parliamentary Service, eNCA, and the SABC will also cover the event.