Media releases

Access to arts ‘critical for transformation’

The arts’ scene elite attended a ceremony in Mpumalanga recently to hand over a special award to a most deserving theatre company – the Forgotten […]

By |September 18th, 2018|0 Comments

NAF to produce first-ever Fringe in UAE

EDINBURGH – Against the backdrop of the iconic Edinburgh Fringe, the world’s largest arts platform, it was announced this week that South Africa’s National Arts […]

By |August 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Deadline for 2019 Main programme extended

The closing date for new and established artists to submit proposals for possible inclusion in next year’s Main programme of the National Arts Festival, which […]

By |August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

National Arts Festival reports positive results

New projects and initiatives and the “consistency of delivering great art to our audiences” combined to give this year’s National Arts Festival in Grahamstown a […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Forgotten Angle is 2018 recipient of Tambo Award

The Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative receives the 2018 National Arts Festival Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Human Rights Award 
The Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative (FATC) has been announced […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Sanda Mankayi, calm in the eye of the storm

Sanda Mankayi is in recovery! With this year’s Festival now being wrapped up, she took a moment to share what she’s learnt after stepping into […]

By |July 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Students unflinching in tackling gender at NAF

Much of the work performed on the Student Festival at this year’s National Arts Festival demonstrated that students are grappling with the politics of gender.

This […]

By |July 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Ovation Awards celebrate fresh talent at 2018 Festival

 

The best of new works on the National Arts Festival’s Fringe were celebrated at at the Standard Bank Ovation Awards  function at the Monument in […]

By |July 9th, 2018|1 Comment

Latest Ovation Award winners at #NAF18

You’re invited! Please join us – and the artists and producers – to find out who has won SILVER and GOLD Standard Bank Ovation Awards […]

By |July 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Today’s line-up at the Sundowner Concert

As the sun sets over Makhanda, voices rise inside the Monument… Every evening, between 17:00 and 18:00, you can catch the best of the Festival […]

By |July 7th, 2018|1 Comment