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‘Intriguing, hopeful’ script wins 2020 Distell competition

Amy Louise Wilson was announced as the winner of the 2020 Distell National Playwright Competition at an awards ceremony in Stellenbosch on Friday 31 January.
The […]

By |February 4th, 2020|0 Comments

Monica Newton takes the reins at NAF

Experienced arts administrator Monica Newton has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the National Arts Festival. She will take up her position […]

By |December 4th, 2019|1 Comment

5 fresh voices are this year’s Distell finalists

The names of the five finalists of the Distell National Playwright Competition of 2020 have been announced.
These fresh new South African voices, whose scripts have […]

By |November 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Apply now to be part of the Fringe in 2020

The call for registration for the 2020 Fringe at the National Arts Festival is now open! The 46th Festival will take place from 25 June […]

By |November 7th, 2019|0 Comments

The 5 artists shaking up SA’s creative industry

Blessing Ngobeni, Nthato Mokgata, Lulu Mlangeni, Jefferson Tshabalala, and Sisonke Xonti join the ranks of the Standard Bank Young Artists
Five of South Africa’s most innovative […]

By |November 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Rucera Seethal is NAF’s new Artistic Director 

Rucera Seethal is the newly appointed Artistic Director of the National Arts Festival (NAF), the flagship festival held annually in Makhanda and the biggest festival […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Explained: New pathways to the NAF Fringe

Given the tough broader arts environment that artists are operating in, the challenges of Makhanda as well as the heavy cost of staging the Fringe, […]

By |August 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Sharjah: Be part of a brand-new fringe festival

The inaugural 2020 Sharjah Fringe, the first-ever fringe festival in the UAE, will be a brand-new, global platform of the best family and children’s theatre. […]

By |August 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Let’s talk about the future of the Fringe

A new-look National Arts Festival Fringe is on the way – and we want to run it by you
The arts world is going through interesting […]

By |August 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Tony and Thuli Cox – live in concert in Makhanda

Tony Cox Live in Concert – with special guest Thuli Cox
Presented in partnership with the Creative City Project
A special concert is planned for the end […]

By |August 20th, 2019|0 Comments