November 2016

Arts Journalism of the Year Award: all the winners

By |November 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The 2016 Arts Journalism of the Year Award winners were announced on Monday 28 November at a ceremony at Nando’s Central Kitchen in Johannesburg.
A partnership between the […]

October 2016

Deadline extended for Arts Journalism Awards

By |October 6th, 2016|News|

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 […]

August 2016

Enter now for the Arts Journalism Awards 2016

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

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 […]

NAF17: what we’re looking for

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

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: […]

Countdown to Main programme deadline

By |August 9th, 2016|News|

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 […]

July 2016

Opinion: Grahamstown, we have a problem

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

(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 […]

Ashraf Johaardien is NAF’s new Executive Producer

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

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

NAF holds steady in tough economic climate

By |July 13th, 2016|News|

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

Rewarding the best of the best at #NAF16

By |July 10th, 2016|News|

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 […]

The best Student Theatre at #NAF16

By |July 10th, 2016|News|

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 […]