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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

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

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