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Berni Searle is the Featured Artist for 2019

The National Arts Festival has announced that its 2019 Featured Artist is Berni Searle, a visual artist based in Cape Town.

Each year the National Arts […]

By |February 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Latest ‘Short Sharp Stories’ now on sale

THE winners of the Short Sharp Stories writing competition have been announced – with the final top 20 stories now on sale as a collection […]

By |February 20th, 2019|0 Comments

6 things to plan now for NAF2019

1. Accommodation – It’s peak season so you’ll need to secure your accommodation as soon as possible. There’s a wide range of places to stay – […]

By |February 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Tech boss Nicci Spalding and her elastic brain

ONE of the things the National Arts Festival is best known for is its outstanding technical expertise and professional stage services, breathing life into artists’ creative […]

By |February 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Masicule: Vusi Mahlasela to lead 800 voices in song

By Kate Davies

Masicule celebrates its sixth birthday at the Guy Butler Theatre at the Monument in Makhanda on 24 and 25 February 2019. Masicule encourages […]

By |February 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Distell playwright finalists announced

The National Arts Festival has revealed the five finalists of the Distell National Playwright Competition. These finalists will now embark on to the next phase […]

By |February 15th, 2019|0 Comments

The year that was, and the year to come

We ask the outgoing 2018 Standard Bank Young Artists about their experiences – and find out what they’re up to next…
Jemma Kahn, Theatre
Making THE BORROW PIT as SBYA […]

By |December 17th, 2018|0 Comments

3 flagship shows on sale in December

For the first time ever, audiences will have the chance in December to snap up early tickets to three flagship productions at the 2019 National […]

By |December 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Call to participate in Digital Arts Festival in 2019

Artists who are exploring the innovative space where arts and technology converge are invited to submit a proposal to be part of the second edition […]

By |November 14th, 2018|0 Comments

5 artistic innovators receive ‘ultimate accolade’

Mandla Mlangeni, Kitty Phetla, Megan-Geoffrey Prins, Amy Jephta and Gabrielle Goliath join the Standard Bank Young Artist honour roll 
Since its inception almost four decades ago, […]

By |October 31st, 2018|0 Comments