Bookings open on Monday, 4 May for South Africa’s premier arts festival, which runs from 2 to 12 July in Grahamstown
True to the open-ended, connected spirit of jazz, this year’s Standard Bank Jazz Festival, which runs in Grahamstown as part of the National […]
Satire and freedom of expression will seize centre stage at this year’s National Arts Festival, which runs from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 12 July in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape.
After celebrating, in 2014, four decades of superb programming, vibrant creativity, courageous experimentation, dynamic international collaborations and a passion for celebrating excellence, the National Arts […]
Street parades, a birthday celebration, a dazzling array of international performers from over 40 countries, and over 2800 performances in eleven days all contributed to […]
The much anticipated Standard Bank Ovation Awards were announced on the closing day of the 2014 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.
Convenor of the Awards Panel, […]
Despite the icy weather, South Africans are continuing to support the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown in their numbers, according to organisers who announced positive […]
The National Arts Festival and Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) announce Arts Journalism Awards
Charl Blignaut, Arts Editor of City Press newspaper, has been named South Africa’s Arts Journalist of the Year for the second consecutive year. The prize, […]
The short of it: In 20 years of democracy, government has moved from crass panning of the the festival, to enthusiastically claiming it as their […]