Welcome to the Artist Zone

The 46th edition of the National Arts Festival, an amazing 11-day celebration of the best in performance and visual art in South Africa, will run in Makhanda from 25 June to 5 July 2020.

For a complete overview of the Festival and all opportunities to take part read this handy guide.

2020 Main

The Festival’s Main programme is curated by the Artistic Committee, working with the Executive Producer and the Festival team. The Call for Proposals for 2020 can be found here

2020 Fringe

Thank you for your interest but applications to be part of the Fringe in 2020 are not yet open. Check again in October!
 Performers, find plans, technical specifications and lighting set-ups for all the National Art Festival venuesVenue information
We know there’s a lot to take in – so we’ve compiled answers to some of your commonly asked questions Go to FAQs
Everything you need to know about marketing your Fringe production.Fringe Marketing guides
Crafters and vendors need to apply to be part of the Village Green Fair. Please note that applications close in mid-February 2020.Market application
Please make sure you’re familiar with the guidelines covering the use of the National Arts Festival logo. You’ll find graphic elements to download here too Visit the Marketing Zone
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