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2020 Festival

2020 National Arts Festival

The 46th National Arts Festival will take place in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) from 25 June to 5 July 2020.

  • If you’re after Festival news, details about shows, specials and sneak peeks, sign up for our newsletter FEST45.
  • Planning for amazing – tips on finding a place to stay and how to get to and around the city of Makhanda.
  • If you’re a seasoned Festival-goer, send your tips to and we’ll share them with others.
  • If you’re attending the Festival as an artist, we suggest a visit to the Artist Zone where you can access the information you need.

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