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Apply now to be part of the Fringe in 2019

UPDATE: Applications for the 2019 Fringe are now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Artists and performers from South Africa and beyond are invited to submit […]

By |October 29th, 2018|4 Comments

Calling all emerging South African writers

A chance to showcase your work at the National Arts Festival
The National Arts Festival and Distell have joined forces to seek out and showcase fresh […]

By |October 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Eastern Cape divas’ extraordinary night

Zahara, Msaki, Nombasa Maqoko and the Makhanda Kwantu Choir filled up the Guy Butler Theatre at the Monument on 5 October, showcasing some of the […]

By |October 17th, 2018|0 Comments

World stars headed for CT Buskers Festival

Street performers fresh from the international festival circuit and some of South Africa’s hottest buskers will be converging on the V&A Waterfront for the third […]

By |October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Live performances still top list for Festival visitors

What is better than a new customer? One that comes back for more – and a whopping 83% of respondents to our post-Festival survey said […]

By |September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Access to arts ‘critical for transformation’

The arts’ scene elite attended a ceremony in Mpumalanga recently to hand over a special award to a most deserving theatre company – the Forgotten […]

By |September 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Cape Town Buskers Festival set for November 2018

The popular Cape Town Buskers Festival returns to the V&A Waterfront from 1-11 November 2018 when buskers from the international festival circuit join local performers […]

By |September 12th, 2018|0 Comments

NAF to produce first-ever Fringe in UAE

EDINBURGH – Against the backdrop of the iconic Edinburgh Fringe, the world’s largest arts platform, it was announced this week that South Africa’s National Arts […]

By |August 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Deadline for 2019 Main programme extended

The closing date for new and established artists to submit proposals for possible inclusion in next year’s Main programme of the National Arts Festival, which […]

By |August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

National Arts Festival reports positive results

New projects and initiatives and the “consistency of delivering great art to our audiences” combined to give this year’s National Arts Festival in Grahamstown a […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|0 Comments