Three weeks to go before Zip Zap's VOOMA! is staged

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 17, 2023, 7:53 a.m.

There are just three weeks left until Zip Zap’s energetic circus show VOOMA! takes to the stage.

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Donation made to Peter Swartz Foundation to support talented young artists

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 20, 2023, 12:56 p.m.

Art has long been a tool for cultural exchange, education and expression and Windmill Casino has donated to the Peter Swartz Foundation, which focuses on the development of arts for …

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New Meropa entertainment venue launches with exciting Sapa Yopa Rally 12

info@klassikdigital.co.za Dec. 12, 2022, 8:07 a.m.

Already the heartbeat of Limpopo, Meropa Casino & Entertainment World has expanded upon its promise to be province’s playground, launching the Meropa Outdoor Arena for all concerts and exhibitions.

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The un-gallery brings township talent to the suburbs

info@klassikdigital.co.za Nov. 30, 2022, 7:26 a.m.

Public benefit organisation 10millionmakers has launched the un-gallery, housed in the 10millionmakers studio at Core Catering Supplies, Randburg.

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EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS - CAROLS ON THE PIAZZA AT MELROSE ARCH BY THE DRAKENSBERG BOYS CHO

info@klassikdigital.co.za Nov. 10, 2022, 3:54 p.m.

Get swept up in the magic of Christmas at Melrose Arch on Saturday, 26 November when the Piazza comes alive with the sound of Carols performed by the Drakensberg Boys …

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SACO CLINCHES BIG NAMES FOR CULTURAL AND CREATIVE SECTOR CONFERENCE

info@klassikdigital.co.za Oct. 31, 2022, 10:29 a.m.

Gqeberha- The South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) today announced an exciting international line-up of speakers for the upcoming 4th SACO International Conference comprising of leading brains in the cultural and …

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2022 DISTELL NATIONAL PLAYWRIGHT OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

info@klassikdigital.co.za Oct. 31, 2022, 9:39 a.m.

Sibongakonke Mama (33) is the winner of the 2022 Distell National Playwright Competition. She was chosen from a group of five finalists for her isiXhosa and English work, Ibuhlungu le …

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A night of surprises at the Arts & Culture Trust Nyoloha Scholarship Programme Awards

info@klassikdigital.co.za Oct. 18, 2022, 1:16 p.m.

Following last week’s finalist announcement, please see below not one but two winners for the Nyoloha Scholarship Programme after the gala awards that took place on Saturday night.

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SURVIVE - Jazzart Dance Theatre's newest production

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 13, 2022, 1:38 p.m.

Jazzart Dance Theatre, will present a new and exciting triple bill production this Heritage month, entitled: ‘SURVIVE’.

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In The September Spotlight at Zip Zap Circus

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 7, 2022, 12:54 p.m.

September marks the start of spring in the southern hemisphere, a time for renewal. What better time to announce our exciting plans!

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Change a life this Mandela Day

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 14, 2022, 10:50 a.m.

Afrika Tikkun’s Talent Day is an annual Sports, Arts, and Culture competition that brings together over 3500 young people from our Community Centres.

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Makhanda Prepares to Welcome Back Arts Lovers

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 24, 2022, 11:28 a.m.

The Eastern Cape town of Makhanda is dusting off the disappointment of two years without its annual flagship event, the live National Arts Festival, as it prepares to welcome back …

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“The Deal” Short film official premier set for “Youth Month”

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 7, 2022, 11:11 a.m.

Following its launch in Dublin, Ireland, in March, Paul Modjadji’s film “The Deal” is finally premiering in South Africa, On the 14th of June 2022.

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Local Jazz Artists and International Musicians Reunite at National Arts Festival

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 3, 2022, 1:02 p.m.

The National Jazz Festival Makhanda once again unites jazz musicians from across the country and the world at SA’s definitive jazz gathering, live at the National Arts Festival.

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Artists Grapple with Turmoil and Fragility as NAF Returns to Live Shows

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 26, 2022, 8:31 a.m.

Stories of turbulence, healing and triumph thread through this year's programme as the National Arts Festival returns to Makhanda and a live festival format from 23 June – 3 July …

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The 48th National Arts Festival Prepares for a Fresh Start

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 6, 2022, 3:43 p.m.

It’ll be the ultimate celebratory homecoming for audiences and the arts community when the National Arts Festival resumes its live format with an immersive in-person arts experience in 2022.

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Riebeek College Girls’ High School takes home the first weekly prize of R5000

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 22, 2021, 6:56 p.m.

A dynamic group of grade 11 learners from Riebeek College Girls' High School, have earned their spot as the first round of weekly winners of R5000 as part of the …

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Virtual art exhibition with Christel House SA and Iziko Museums showcases local talent for Heritage

Christel House South Africa Sept. 28, 2021, 8:23 a.m.

Christel House South Africa, a non-profit no-fee school in Ottery (Cape Town), has partnered with Iziko Museums for a virtual art exhibition to showcase the unique talents, culture, lived experiences …

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The entertainment industry - catalysts of change

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 8, 2021, 11:49 a.m.

The R4,7 Billion Film & Television sector can provide employment and transformation in the real economic sense to change lives and uplift those participating in the entertainment industry.

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2021 STANDARD BANK YOUNG ARTISTS AWARDS RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCEMENT

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2021, 5:42 p.m.

For South African artists who have made their mark on the arts scene, there can be no more sought-after accolade than receiving a Standard Bank Young Artist (SBYA) award.

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MARLENE LE ROUX TO BE HONOURED WITH “CHARLOTTE MAXEKE” AWARD

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 30, 2021, 12:43 p.m.

Artscape CEO, Marlene Le Roux will be one of the prestigious recipients of the Bring Her Up : Women Of Firsts Awards.....

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2021 National Arts Festival Brought Work to Artists in Crisis

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 10, 2021, 7:28 p.m.

The 47th National Arts Festival took place against a back-drop of turmoil. Planned as a hybrid event, the Makhanda-based Festival looked forward to reuniting with a small dedicated audience and …

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In the August Spotlight at Zip Zap

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 5, 2021, 2:21 p.m.

It’s hard to believe that eleven months ago, there was a nervous excitement about our first-ever and hopefully last online AGM.

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Afrika Tikkun's Youth Mandela Art Exhibition

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 15, 2021, 5:25 p.m.

Due to lockdown restrictions, we're doing things a little differently this Mandela month. Our online art gallery, jam-packed with original artworks created at our centres, demonstrates just how much our …

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The National Arts Festival 2021 launched today

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 8, 2021, 8:43 a.m.

The National Arts Festival Opens with Second Fully Online Event

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July Spotlight at Zip Zap

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 2, 2021, 1:49 p.m.

We are halfway through the year and like so many other countries, we have just entered our 3rd lockdown. This appears to be the trajectory of our world right now, …

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The National Arts Festival Comes to SA Cities From This Week

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 17, 2021, 9:56 a.m.

Mid pandemic, the National Arts Festival predicted that for some, the annual arts pilgrimage to Makhanda may be more challenging this year.

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National Arts Festival Experience - a first look at the 2021 programme

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 9, 2021, 9:46 a.m.

The first collection of shows on the 2021 National Arts Festival Experience programme has been announced.

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National Arts Festival's Return to Live Performance Signals a Reboot for the Arts

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 18, 2021, 11:13 a.m.

The National Arts Festival will resume their live event this year with strict compliance to Covid regulations.

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Changing Tides – A moving expression of life as we now know it.

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 13, 2021, 8:06 p.m.

South Africa’s lockdown, because of COVID-19, has had a devastating effect on the country’s arts and culture sector.

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Art is an essential element for mental and physical well-being

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 30, 2021, 10:03 p.m.

The past few months have been filled with so many world-opening experiences for the YOUPSA children. Art is an essential element for mental and physical well-being and is a regular …

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Would you like to help create an inclusive society?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 14, 2021, 7:12 p.m.

The Focus on Ability Short Film Festival is back for its 13th consecutive year promoting ability. Entries close July 30, 2021. With over $100,000 in prizes up for grabs and …

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In the Zip Zap Spotlight January 2021

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 26, 2021, 4:04 p.m.

All around the world we eagerly anticipate a brand-new year, one that brings much more joy than 2020. However, as we take a step into 2021, we find ourselves back …

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Kronendal Music Academy Summer Newsletter 2020

Kronendal Music Academy Dec. 18, 2020, 8:37 p.m.

"2020 will be remembered as a turnaround point in human history - a chance to reinvent ourselves."

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NAF And Standard Bank Win Long Term Partnership BASA Award

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 19, 2020, 4:42 p.m.

Thirty-six years of collaboration were recognised at last night’s BASA Awards as Standard Bank and National Arts Festival took home the Long Term Partnership Award for their Standard Bank Young …

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ZIP ZAP IS BACK WITH ‘A CIRCUS PICNIC’ LIVE SHOWS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 13, 2020, 7:58 p.m.

After this year of #20Plenty has rocked everyone’s world, Zip Zap is celebrating the resilience of our Rainbow Nation with some brand-new circus magic, and this time in picnic style!

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Live concerts survey!

Kronendal Music Academy Sept. 10, 2020, 5:11 p.m.

KMA is considering going live with our house concerts again, now that Covid regulations allow audiences of up to 50.

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KMA Soiree Series 2020

Kronendal Music Academy Aug. 14, 2020, 12:21 p.m.

Since 2012 KMA has run a highly successful annual Soiree Series, featuring local and international musicians.

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Virtual National Arts Festival Content Remains Available as Artists Stay Online

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 17, 2020, 11:36 a.m.

As news filters through about the closures of more theatres and general devastation to the arts industry locally and abroad, artists are increasingly finding a home online.

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Mandela Day 2020!

Kronendal Music Academy July 16, 2020, 9:27 a.m.

Join us for an impromptu live performance for "67 minutes" between 11:30am and 12:37pm , this Saturday!

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Sharing Music 4 Change Instrument Drive 2020

Kronendal Music Academy July 10, 2020, 12:53 p.m.

A collective of like-minded Music Schools in Cape Town, is collaborating with the intention of collecting second hand instruments donations.

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Lockdown youth poetry project inspires South Africa

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers May 25, 2020, 8:22 p.m.

Providing inspiration and hope under lockdown, is what a group of South African youth have done with an online lockdown poetry project, in a series of written and visual presentations …

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Virtual National Arts Festival gives artists a platform to monetise their work

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 17, 2020, 7:58 p.m.

The Virtual National Arts Festival, due to kick off on 25 June 2020, has announced a new digital platform created especially for artists wanting to showcase their work and earn …

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Young South African Artists unite to create “The Ultimate South African Song Medley”

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 21, 2020, 8:46 p.m.

Young South African artists have joined together, in their individual homes and via technology during #LockDown to record The Ultimate South African Song Medley, as a “THANK YOU” to all …

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The National Arts Festival 2020 won’t be cancelled, but it will be different

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 19, 2020, 12:13 p.m.

We at the National Arts Festival have been worrying, thinking, worrying, arguing and thinking some more about what we do about the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe in relation to …

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NIGERIAN ARTIST VICTOR EHIKHAMENOR CHALLENGES CONVENTION

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 11, 2020, 12:30 p.m.

“Why are there no black saints?” asks Nigerian artist Victor Ehikhamenor, whose work Saints and Sanctums is currently on display at the inaugural 2020 Stellenbosch Triennale Curators’ Exhibition.

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We ride for Sibusiso

Kronendal Music Academy March 5, 2020, 6:55 a.m.

This week has been an incredibly traumatic and emotional time for all of us at KMA, but we will still ride for Sibusiso!

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Madosini named the 2020 National Arts Festival Featured Artist

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 5, 2020, 6:43 a.m.

The National Arts Festival annually pays tribute to an artist who has made a significant mark on the country’s arts landscape and this year, the fitting recipient of the National …

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Western Cape learners empowered to take up music careers through Cape Town International Jazz Festiv

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 3, 2020, 9:27 a.m.

Over 50 learners were given a platform to explore careers in the music industry, through a legacy programme run by the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF).

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Winner of the Distell National Playwright Competition 2020 Announced

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 4, 2020, 6:22 a.m.

Amy Louise Wilson is the winner of the 2020 Distell National Playwright Competition for her script Another Kind of Dying. The news was announced at an event in Stellenbosch on …

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