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Dear friends in the arts community The Government announced a national lockdown yesterday Monday, 23 March 2020 that gave a lockdown effective for 21 days from midnight on Thursday, 26 March 2020 until midnight on Thursday, 16 April 2020.
Dear NAC Stakeholders, In order to adhere to the global call for social distancing, please be informed that the NAC team will begin working remotely from tomorrow (24 March 2020) until further notice. This is not a complete shutdown for the NAC as employees will be coming to the office in shifts to ensure that payments are made, etc. The IT unit has put stringent measures into place to ensure that our work will not be affected whilst working remotely.
Dear NAC Stakeholders, We’re very cognisant of the fact that Covid-19 will likely have an impact on you and the way you work. So we stand ready with support, advice and practical tips and tools to help you weather the next few months.
The African Union (AU) Commission has affirmed its continuous support and commitment to its partnership with the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMAs).
By Rosemary Mangope As we rack our brains for how we can better support our artists in the face of limited public and private funding, sometimes the answer is glaringly simple – and is right there under our noses, where we live, where we work and on our daily commutes. This struck me after meeting an exceptionally gifted and determined young street musician from KwaZulu-Natal, a singer and drummer named Phila Dlozi.
The National Arts Council is pleased to announce the call for international bursary applications for the 2020/2021 academic year. The invitation is for post-graduate studies in the relevant art fields supported by the NAC.