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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.
It is hard to believe that the year is already coming to an end and the festive season is fully upon us. It is during this time that we take the opportunity to reflect on the year that was. And there’s no denying that 2019 has been a momentous year for the National Arts Council (NAC), and the arts fraternity as a whole.
In keeping with its mandate to support and develop South Africa’s arts, culture and heritage sector, the National Arts Council of South Africa (NAC) has approved R26-million in funding for beneficiaries across the country.
The National Heritage Month 2019, kicked off with an activation on 2 September 2019 at the National Library of South Africa. An exhibition was held to showcase different literary classics books. This was done towards the activation and support of this year's theme.