SA’s national treasure is this year’s Featured Artist

The National Arts Festival annually pays tribute to an artist who has made a significant mark on the country’s arts landscape and, this year, the […]

By |March 3rd, 2020|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

Thandi Ntuli: the disciple of cool


‘A world without music would be like walking in a grey world, difficult to get through. I think art helps us get through some of […]

By |June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Dutch ensemble to present world premiere

Asko|Schönberg, the leading music ensemble for new music in the Netherlands, will present the world premiere of Circus Schönberg
 at the National Arts Festival in […]

By |June 16th, 2018|0 Comments

SA’s oldest jazz festival incubates new music

Magical and creative musical collaborations will come into sharp focus at the 2018 Standard Bank Jazz Festival, which runs in Grahamstown from 28 June to […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Three gems not to miss at #NAF18

The National Arts Festival is about so much more than ‘just theatre’. We highlight three shows we don’t want you to miss in Grahamstown this […]

By |May 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Music 2018: tribute to curiosity, collaboration

Artistic Committee Member for Music Samson Diamond says 2018 will be an important musical year for the Eastern Cape at the National Arts Festival, which runs from […]

By |May 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Suzanne Vega set for Grahamstown shows

The National Arts Festival announced today that it will be welcoming acclaimed singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega to Grahamstown, to present a series of ‘up close and […]

By |April 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Tuning in to Guy Buttery’s global language

It is the first time since 1981 that the prestigious Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Music has has been given to a non-classical artist, writes Estelle Sinkins
KEEPING the […]

By |January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Remembering Hugh Masekela, jazz legend

We mourn with the rest of South Africa the passing of one of South Africa’s greatest musicians – Hugh Masekela.

The images on this page were shot at […]

By |January 24th, 2018|0 Comments