Welcome to the Artist Zone

We’re delighted to have you as part of the National Arts Festival, an amazing 11-day celebration of the best in performance and visual art in South Africa – the largest of its kind on the African continent. 

We are now accepting proposals for the 2018 MAIN programme. Applications to be part of the Fringe at #NAF18 open in mid-October. More about 2018 Main programme


We’ve found everyone we need for #NAF17 – thank you for your interest. Applications to work as a technician at #NAF18 will open in January 2018.
Find all plans, technical specifications and lighting set-ups for all the the National Art Festival venues in Grahamstown.Go there
Visual artists, find out all you need to know about your exhibition space before you even arrive in Grahamstown.Go there

Our 2017 Marketing Zone includes all the tools you need to promote your Fringe productionVisit Marketing Zone

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