How to enter the 2015 SA Arts Journalist of the Year Awards

Are you an arts writer, broadcaster or photographer in traditional media or publishing online? Then it’s time to get your portfolio together because the […]

By |August 6th, 2015|0 Comments

2015 Standard Bank Jazz Festival burns with spirit of collaboration

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 […]

By |March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

2015 National Arts Festival keeps it sharp and fresh

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.

By |March 17th, 2015|2 Comments


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 […]

By |July 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

SA Arts Journalism Awards finalists announced

The National Arts Festival and Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) have announced the Silver Awards for this year’s Arts Journalism Awards. From this list […]

By |June 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

2014 a big year for Standard Bank Young Artist Awards

The National Arts Festival last night named an unprecedented eight young South Africans winners of the prestigious Standard Bank Young Artist Award, bringing to 125 […]

By |October 16th, 2013|1 Comment

2013 Standard Bank Ovation Awards announced at National Arts Festival

The 2013 edition of the National Arts Festival draws to a close with Festival award winners being announced on the final day.

Convenor of the Standard […]

By |July 7th, 2013|0 Comments