June 2020

Browse Festival arts and crafts from your sofa

By |June 4th, 2020|

The Village Green, the buzzing fair at the heart of the National Arts Festival, will this year become an online treasure trove of crafted wares […]

Showering love on local craft and design

By |June 3rd, 2020|

Many of the traders who usually fill the chilly winter air in Makhanda with exuberant sales chatter and infectious warmth, will be strutting their stuff […]

Meet the team behind the Festival’s new virtual market

By |June 3rd, 2020|

Three strong-willed women keep the Village Green wheels turning. This year, without the sawdust and tents, Director Selina White and her assistants Clarissa Carolus and […]

May 2020

Pieces fall into place for reimagined Festival

By |May 29th, 2020|

The Virtual National Arts Festival programme is slowly starting to emerge – it has been cocooned away as our Curatorial Committee got to grips with […]

Exciting plans to exhibit works online for vNAF2020

By |May 28th, 2020|

The National Arts Festival is going virtual this year with an exciting programme that includes visual art. There will be a wide-ranging and eclectic collection […]

Webinar: Marketing your online work

By |May 28th, 2020|

You can make the work but then comes the marketing! To help you figure out how to get more clicks on your online show, we’ve […]

Webinar: Creating for digital platforms (Part 3)

By |May 26th, 2020|

Join National Arts Festival Technical Director Nicci Spalding as she hosts a think tank on how to go about creating work for online platforms. This […]

Q&A: Rights and royalties explained

By |May 22nd, 2020|

A webinar exploring online rights, royalties and obligations was recently hosted by the National Arts Festival, with an expert panel delving into the legal issues […]

Webinar: Creating for digital platforms (Part 2)

By |May 19th, 2020|

The second webinar on creating work for digital platforms will be held on Friday 22 May. It will focus on how to participate in vFringe […]

Design the vNAF t-shirt – and win R5 000!

By |May 19th, 2020|

The 46th National Arts Festival will be a very special one. Due to Covid-19, the Festival will be going online for the first time in […]