Category Archives: Awards

BASA Award nominees

  One of the most exciting things for the arts is the formation of a sponsoring partnership with a corporate sponsor.  The BASA Awards are based on the premise of drawing attention to these corporate sponsors, and acknowledging the role … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Awards, Classical Music, Dance, Festivals, Johannesburg, South African Culture, Theatre | Leave a comment

Twenty years old …

1997 was a good year for the arts. Lots of things started up and Michelle Constant, CEO of BASA (Business of Arts in South Africa), shared some of these things with BASA friends at a breakfast conference celebrating twenty years … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Johannesburg | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Arts and Culture Trust winners for 2014

On 25 November 2014, The Arts & Culture Trust held their 17th ACT Awards ceremony at the Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg.  The Awards Ceremony has two divisions, one for ACT Lifetime Achievement Awards and ImpACT Awards for young professionals with less … Continue reading

Posted in Awards | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Visual Artist Kemang Wa Lehulere makes waves

Press release Kemang Wa Lehulere makes waves as the winner of the SBYAA for Visual Art Cape Town-based visual artist Kemang Wa Lehulere has been named by the National Arts Festival as the 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Awards | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Athi-Patra Ruga pushes boundaries for art

Press Release Pushing the boundaries Athi-Patra Ruga takes the 2015 SBYAA for Performance Art Award The National Arts Festival’s 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist for Performance Art, 30 year old Athi-Patra Ruga, explores and pushes boundaries between fashion, performance and … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Awards | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Luyanda Sidiya, dancing up a storm

Press Release Luyanda Sidiya gets us moving as the winner of the SBYAA 2015 for Dance. Born in the Vaal Triangle, South of Johannesburg, dancer, choreographer, teacher and mentor- Luyanda Sidiya (31) – has been named by the National Arts … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Dance | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Nduduzo Makhathini … and all that Jazz

Press Release Nduduzo Makhathini shakes the musical scene as the 2015 SBYAA for Jazz Johannesburg-based jazz pianist Nduduzo Makhathini (32) has been awarded by the National Arts Festival as the 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz. Growing up in … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Jazz | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment