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Scintillating virtuosity and sensitive musicality from all six finalists made the choice of prize winners difficult, but in the end, Yura Lee of the Republic of Korea and Georgi Anichenko of Belarus were awarded first places in the violin and cello sections respectively of the Vodacom-sponsored 5th Unisa International String Competition on Friday 5 February 2010.
On 15 and 16 February Michael Keiser, President of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC (USA) will be presenting a Master Class and Board Seminar for individuals representing South African cultural organisations.
Nominations for the prestigious annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards, taking place this year at the Baxter Theatre on 21 March, have been announced.
Participants will be taken through the ins and outs of producing in the performing arts, through a series of practical hands-on exercises and small group discussions.
The Franschhoek Literary Festival: Fourth Edition will hit the streets of this Winelands village starting on Friday 14 May, with another gathering of writers, editors, publishers, readers and assorted book fans who will be deep in various conversations â€“ sometimes to applause and laughter, occasionally escalating to hot argument â€“ until sunset on Sunday 16 May.
The FNB Dance Umbrella will present a Dance Writers Workshop, which will be run by the respected arts journalist Adrienne Sichel.
This year at the FNB Dance Umbrella 2010 there will be two unique workshops in creativity and contemporary dance given by two international teachers.
This is the 22nd year of new contemporary dance and choreography at Dance Umbrella from 27 February to 14 March.
The Cultural Development Trust (SA) in collaboration with Keleketla! Library (SA) and Tilburg Cowboys (NL) presents The Bonfire of the Vanities.
The final performances of the Vodacom-sponsored 5th Unisa International String Competition at the end of this week will have a definite Russian flavour with three out of the six finalists hailing from this country with a rich classical musical tradition.