Shorts, reviews, etc picked up from elsewhere.

International award for Twist’s Emma Durden

Emma Durden, the programme manager of Twist Theatre Development Projects, has been honoured with an award for Leadership in Community Based Theatre and Civic Engagement […]

By |June 15th, 2016|0 Comments

BASA/National Arts Festival Arts Journalism Award winners

JOHANNESBURG — The National Arts Festival and Business and Arts South Africa announced the winners of the 2015 Arts Journalism Awards in Johannesburg today, naming […]

By |November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

EP Herald: It’s all systems go for 41st Festival

[IN THE NEWS] “We are ready,” was the message echoed by all the speakers at Wednesday’s opening of the 41st National Festival of the Arts. […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Six days to go: the press previews the Festival

[IN THE NEWS} Arts writer Christina Kennedy strikes the right kind of enthusiasm with her preview in Business Day today. Headlined, “Bards, ballet, belly laughs and […]

By |June 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Load Shedding

Download the Festival/July load shedding schedules for Grahamstown City 1 and City 2 here
The National Arts Festival and Makana Municipality have reached agreement regarding load […]

By |June 25th, 2015|0 Comments

M&G: Loyiso Gola takes his comedy to the next level

Loyiso Gola is one of the funnymen on the 2015 National Arts Festival’s programme, which includes Pieter-Dirk Uys and Conrad Koch.

There’s a […]

By |June 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Read SA Art Times bumper Festival edition online

This month’s Art Times magazine has a special focus on #‎NAF2015, including a highlights list of must-see visual art exhibitions and a profile of Standard […]

By |June 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Fantastic family theatre at Grahamstown National Arts Festival

[IN THE NEWS] The ASSITEJ Family Fare Platform returns to the National Arts Festival for a fourth year to promote rich and diverse theatre for young audiences and their families.


By |June 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Creative Feel: a guide to the National Arts Festival

[IN THE NEWS] The latest edition of Creative Feel magazine is out – with a special focus on the National Arts Festival. […]

By |June 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

When a conductor has a sense of humour…

[IN THE NEWS] Richard Cock, South Africa’s most charming conductor, was interviewed this morning on internet radio station CliffCentral. […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|0 Comments