Through the newly-restructured Professional Development Programme funded by Nedbank Arts Affinity, the Arts and Culture Trust (ACT) is proud to be supporting projects in their appearance at the National Arts Festival, which takes place 3 – 13 July 2014 in the Eastern Cape city of Grahamstown.

 

Dynamic young presenters are invited to audition to MC the Finals of the 2014 ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Scholarships Awards.

The National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, which is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, has announced a landmark Main programme which will feature the work of 65 former Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners; artists from 26 countries; over 550 performances in Theatre, Dance, Performance Art and Music; nine specially commissioned music works; musicians with more than 40 South African Music Awards and three Grammy Awards under their belt, and an ambitious, sprawling ‘Creation of a Nation’ project across Grahamstown.

The National Arts Festival and the City of Cape Town today announced a partnership which will see the launch of a new performing arts festival in September, modeled on some of the world’s iconic events.

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Tue Sep 23 @19:00 - 10:00PM
Hinds Bros Cape Tour 2014
Tue Sep 23 @20:00 - 11:00PM
BLUES Meets ROCK @D'ville Golfclub BOULEVARD BLUES, GERALD CLARK, ANN JANGLE, RUPERT MELLOR & Huge Lucky Draws
Tue Sep 23 @20:00 - 11:00PM
Pre-Heritage Day Party
Tue Sep 23 @20:15 - 09:30PM
...miskien
Tue Sep 23 @20:15 - 11:15PM
THE SCHOCK FOUNDATION PRIZE FOR CHAMBER MUSIC (FINAL ROUND)
Tue Sep 23 @21:00 - 02:00AM
The Ultimate Playlist
Wed Sep 24 @07:00 - 11:00PM
White Mountain Acoustic Festival 2014
Wed Sep 24 @10:00 - 04:00PM
Heritage Day Veteran Drive
Wed Sep 24 @15:00 - 08:00PM
Lingua Franca at the Artscape Heritage Festival
Thu Sep 25
Crazy in Love
Thu Sep 25
Piet se Optelgoed
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Palmer's aLive!
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Dave Ferguson Bluestown session
Fri Sep 26 @20:00 - 11:00PM
GUY BUTTERY - Cape Town Fringe Festival - 26th Sept - 5th Oct
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Summer Sundaze & Greatmore Studios
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Full Stops On Your Face
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FAJ - Feira Juvenil
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Sunny Side Up - Presents
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