June 2019

Mining a rich seam of talks, workshops at NAF

By |June 25th, 2019|

Much of the action at the National Arts Festival, which runs from 27 June to 7 July in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown), takes place on the […]

It’s all systems go for the 45th National Arts Festival

By |June 24th, 2019|

It’s all systems go for the opening of the 45th National Arts Festival in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) this week, with the curtain going up an […]

Young Artists embrace the realm of the ancestors

By |June 24th, 2019|

“Space has continuous conversations with those who pass through it – that same space has memory – that space carries our heritage. The theatre is […]

Where to eat and where to play at #NAF2019

By |June 24th, 2019|

It’s not just your head and your heart that need filling at Festival time, it’s your belly too! Here are some ideas on where to […]

Kitty Phetla: dancing to her own tune

By |June 23rd, 2019|

Kitty Phetla is a senior soloist and choreographer at Joburg Ballet. She has toured and performed extensively on stages across the globe. One of her most noteworthy recent […]

Unlocking the fabulousness of the Fringe

By |June 21st, 2019|

There are a few things you may not know about navigating the hundreds of performances on offer at the National Arts Festival Fringe, which runs […]

Theatre for one actor, one audience member at a time

By |June 21st, 2019|

Theatre between a single actor and a single audience member at a time
DEURnis / Uzwelo one-on-one is an award-winning, exciting new immersive theatre experience and […]

Infuse your art with digital delectation

By |June 20th, 2019|

As the countdown to Makhanda hits single figures, you’re probably wondering how you’ll be spending the time you’re not on stage….well wonder no more! Last year we […]

Women of the past inspire young violinist

By |June 20th, 2019|

Neo Motsatse’s 2019 National Arts Festival show, Seasons: Dorothy Masuka Songbook in the style of Vivaldi is a compilation of South African jazz singer Dorothy Masuka’s […]

Makhanda gets ready for the National Arts Festival

By |June 18th, 2019|

The banners, posters and flags are going up as Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) prepares to host the 45th National Arts Festival, 11 days of an amazing feast […]