Media releases

Standard Bank ensures the Festival moves forward

Standard Bank has renewed their sponsorship of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, one of the country’s longest and highest profile sponsorship investments, for a […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Collaboration and innovation the way forward

The National Arts Festival, which ended in Grahamstown last Sunday, has reported its final attendance figures for the year.

“We experienced a 10,2% drop in attendance […]

By |July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

New Format for Cape Town Fringe 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017 — Organised by the same team that puts together the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown every year, the Cape […]

By |July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Human Rights Award

Soweto theatre group Ngizwe, has been named the recipient of the National Arts Festival’s Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Human Rights Award, sponsored by the Embassy of the Netherlands, […]

By |July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Ovation Awards 2017 – Special, Silver and Gold

More than two hundred productions premiered on the Fringe at The National Arts Festival this year, it was no easy feat for the Ovations Awards […]

By |July 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Ovation Award winners at #NAF17

Artistic innovation, excellence, the exploration of new performance styles and the courage to open new conversation through the arts underpin the motivation for the winners of […]

By |July 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Extra shows, changes and cancellations: 8 July

While we make every effort to ensure the information in the programme is correct, changes to schedules, cancellations and additions are ongoing. The website and […]

By |July 8th, 2017|0 Comments

New home for Village Green in 2018

From 2018 the Village Green Craft Market at the National Arts Festival will have a new home.

The market, which hosts about 300 traders, crafters, food […]

By |July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Extra shows, changes and cancellations: 7 July

While we make every effort to ensure the information in the programme is correct, changes to schedules, cancellations and additions are ongoing. The website and […]

By |July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

What is the Half Price Hut?

The Half Price Hut gives Festival-goers the chance to pick up tickets to the hottest shows, at the last minute, for half the face value.

Every day, […]

By |July 1st, 2017|0 Comments