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Transcript of the Address by Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) CEO, Ashraf Johaardien, at the PPC Imaginarium Awards 2019 Gala.

Thank you Tumy. Yesterday in our staff meeting at Business and Arts South Africa, Tumy asked me how I wanted her to introduce me here this evening. I suggested a brief interpretative dance (as is my wont), or perhaps an original a cappella praise song. So, since she didn’t, I will. (Pause). Or… let’s not …

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All systems go at BASA with Scale-Up and the Annual Awards

Recognised internationally for its development work in support of arts, culture, and creativity in South Africa, and on the African continent, the 2019 programme of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) continues to bring together the business of the arts with the art of business. According to the new CEO, Ashraf Johaardien, it’s all systems …

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BASA’s Conduct the Orchestra – a highlight at the 2019 JIMF

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (BASA) once again brings Conduct the Orchestra to the jam packed 2019 Johannesburg International Mozart Festival (JIMF). This charitable event, taking place at the Space Frame Theatre, Linder Auditorium Complex, on Friday 1 February 2019 at 2pm, is open to the public with seats secured via a donation to …

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Latest BASA member Labs.fm publishes South Africa’s most influential music charts

10 December 2018 Business and Arts South Africa is pleased to introduce its latest member, Labs.fm, a data-driven products and services company operating within the music industry. With their roots in the radio industry, the company now provides music products and services for record labels, streaming services, music labels, concert promoters and brands. “Earlier this …

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Spier Light Art Festival 2018: Call for proposals

Spier will be presenting its first Festival of Light Art from 8 December 2018 – 30 January 2019. Each night over this period, visitors will be able to experience light and sound artworks throughout the historic Stellenbosch farm. Entrance is free. The Festival of Light Art plays on the word light. Creatives – including designers, …

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DAVID KOLOANE AWARD WINNERS!

The Bag Factory is delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 David Koloane Award. Congratulations to Lwando Dlamini, from the Western Cape and Phemo Matlhaba from the North West Province. These young and talented artists will be working with Bag Factory mentors Pat Mautloa and Bev Butkow for a period of 8 weeks and …

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GIANT MICKEY ARTIST BRIEF

Background: 2018 is Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary year.  In celebration of this milestone we are celebrating all things Mickey, with an interactive exhibition which takes all members of the family through a fun interactive look at Mickey through the ages, starting way back with Steamboat Willie right up until today’s Mickey and the Roadster Races.  …

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