October 2018

Apply now to be part of the Fringe in 2019

By |October 29th, 2018|

UPDATE: Applications for the 2019 Fringe are now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Artists and performers from South Africa and beyond are invited to submit […]

Calling all emerging South African writers

By |October 18th, 2018|

A chance to showcase your work at the National Arts Festival
The National Arts Festival and Distell have joined forces to seek out and showcase fresh […]

Eastern Cape divas’ extraordinary night

By |October 17th, 2018|

Zahara, Msaki, Nombasa Maqoko and the Makhanda Kwantu Choir filled up the Guy Butler Theatre at the Monument on 5 October, showcasing some of the […]

World stars headed for CT Buskers Festival

By |October 15th, 2018|

Street performers fresh from the international festival circuit and some of South Africa’s hottest buskers will be converging on the V&A Waterfront for the third […]

September 2018

Live performances still top list for Festival visitors

By |September 25th, 2018|

What is better than a new customer? One that comes back for more – and a whopping 83% of respondents to our post-Festival survey said […]

Access to arts ‘critical for transformation’

By |September 18th, 2018|

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

Cape Town Buskers Festival set for November 2018

By |September 12th, 2018|

The popular Cape Town Buskers Festival returns to the V&A Waterfront from 1-11 November 2018 when buskers from the international festival circuit join local performers […]

August 2018

NAF to produce first-ever Fringe in UAE

By |August 20th, 2018|

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 […]

Deadline for 2019 Main programme extended

By |August 10th, 2018|

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 […]

National Arts Festival reports positive results

By |August 2nd, 2018|

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 […]