Deadline extended for Arts Journalism Awards

The deadline for entry into the National Arts Festival/BASA Arts Journalism Awards has been extended to 10 October 2016 at 17h00.

Submissions are invited from media […]

By |October 6th, 2016|News|News|0 Comments

Enter now for the Arts Journalism Awards 2016

Arts writers, broadcasters and photographers across traditional and online media are invited to submit work for consideration in the 2016 National Arts Festival/BASA Arts Journalism of […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Festival News, News|Festival News, News|0 Comments

NAF17: what we’re looking for

In 2017, the Main programme of the National Arts Festival (29 June to 9 July 2017) will focus on the relationship between art and disruption: […]

By |August 29th, 2016|Festival Notices, News|Festival Notices, News|0 Comments

Countdown to Main programme deadline

Artists interested in taking part in South Africa’s National Arts Festival, which will be held from 29 June to 9 July 2017, have just weeks left […]

By |August 9th, 2016|News|News|0 Comments

Opinion: Grahamstown, we have a problem

(The following piece, written by Festival CEO Tony Lankester, was featured in Grocotts Mail on Friday 16 July 2016)

Dear Grahamstown

Firstly – thank you to everyone […]

By |July 15th, 2016|Festival News, News|Festival News, News|0 Comments

Ashraf Johaardien is NAF’s new Executive Producer

– Playwright and Arts Administrator Ashraf Johaardien has been appointed as the Executive Producer of the National Arts Festival, ​a newly created […]

By |July 14th, 2016|Festival News, News|Festival News, News|0 Comments

NAF holds steady in tough economic climate

– The National Arts Festival reported “solid and consistent” support for the arts in a tough economic environment, as it announced its 2016 […]

By |July 13th, 2016|News|News|0 Comments

Rewarding the best of the best at #NAF16

Artistic excellence was celebrated at the National Arts Festival this morning when the winners of the 2016 Standard Bank Ovation Awards were revealed at a […]

By |July 10th, 2016|News|News|0 Comments

The best Student Theatre at #NAF16

Awards for the best works by students at the 2016 National Arts Festival were announced at a function at the Monument in Grahamstown on Sunday.

The […]

By |July 10th, 2016|News|News|0 Comments

Lazarus wins best story in Short Sharp collection

The annual anthology of Short.Sharp.Stories was launched at the National Arts Festival this week. Die Laughing – “stories of wit, satire and humour” – was edited by […]

By |July 10th, 2016|News|News|0 Comments