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A trip to remember: Adventuring through the Eastern Cape

Makhanda might be the place to be for the duration of the National Arts Festival, but it’s also…

African storytelling resonates at the National Arts Festival in its 50th year

As the National Arts Festival celebrates its 50th year in 2024, there are so many memories to share.…

An opportunity for retrospection as the National Arts Festival turns 50

As the National Arts Festival marks fifty years, many opportunities to reflect on who we are and…

Bridging Generations, Celebrating Creativity – the National Arts Festival at Fifty

As the National Arts Festival commemorates fifty years, the Curated Programme reflects on universal…

Bridging generations: There’s music for all tastes at the National Arts Festival

Music has always been an important part of the National Arts Festival programme. And in our 50th…

Continental connections highlighted on the National Arts Festival’s Curated Programme

Since the first National Arts Festival in 1974, societal and technological changes have enabled us…

From environmental to social, Justice and Hope feature prominently at the National Arts Festival this year

While no two National Arts Festivals are ever the same, each offers the opportunity to engage with…

Shaping together: 50 Years of the National Arts Festival

Over the last 50 years, exceptional, ground-breaking, thought-provoking productions, exhibitions and…

Spirit, Ritual and Celebration: The 2023 Standard Bank Young Artists feature at the National Arts Festival

2024 is a special year of celebration, commemorating not just 30 years of democracy in South Africa,…