b"1. Amichand and children at the river, 2020. Image: Kate'Lyn Chetty2. And still, love prevails, 2020. Image: Kate de Wet3. No More, 2019. Image: Neo Matloga3across the country including Johannesburg,licensing of music, royalties, and publishing.THE J COMPANY / SUN Cape Town, Makhanda, East London andThe project also highlighted the struggles inINTERNATIONAL / WINDMILL Port Elizabeth, allowing 113 productionsthe music industry and how one can navigateCASINOto be performed live and recorded for thethose. Lectures were given by some of SouthJazz on the Lawn is an ongoing live music enjoyment of audiences across the world.Africas renowned musicians including theevent in collaboration with Sun International The Festival also included a substantiallikes of Joe Nina, Ntokozo Zungu fromand Windmill Casino, inviting locals and programme of live work, offered digitally viaStimela Band, Pastor Phil, etc. national jazz artists to perform to at least 150 Zoom and WhatsApp, as well as workshops www.womeninmusic.org/ attendees. Entrance is free and attendees only and webinars about work in digital spaces,pay for food and drinks sold by the casino. which were really well attended. Twenty- VRYSTAAT KUNSTERFEESPreviously, the event has hosted the likes of two episodes of the vNAF Studio show were/ DIE VOLKSBLAD / ATKV /Muffinz, Bhudaza, Pops Mohamed and many produced to introduce audiences to someKYKNET / SA BREWERIES more.artists and sponsors, and these were madeVrystaat Arts Festival 2020 forms part of lesley@gigculture.co.zaavailable via social media and the Festivalthe Vrystaat Arts Festivals 20th anniversary YouTube channel. The Festival has enjoyed acelebration. This years event will includeHERMANUS FYNARTS long-standing partnership with Business andan art market that will showcase over 250FESTIVAL / STRAUSS & CO Arts South Africa as a broad supporter of thestalls, ranging from art, craft, design, fashion,/ TOLLMAN BOUCHARD event as a whole. and fashion. The project will also host TheFINLAYSON / PAPPIN &www.nationalartsfestival.co.za/ Pan African Exchange, which will take placePRETORIUS OPTOMETRIST / the weekend before the Festivals opening.WINDSOR HOTELWOMEN IN MUSIC NPC /This exchange will offer African artists aDue to COVID-19, Hermanus FynArts,2020 AFRICAN SPEAR RECORDS /place to present their work to local andwas converted into an online/@home festival. SAWUBONA MUSIC internationally established artists. It will alsoThese events were mainly selected from the Due to COVID-19 Women in Music wasprovide workshops, discussions, debates andoriginal FynArts 2020 programme. FynArts converted into a two-part online workshopmasterclasses, and a space for collaborationpresented online events twice-weekly (18:00 event. The project focused on various issuesbetween local and international artists on Wednesdays and 16:00 on Sundays). Zoom involving the music industry, including the www.vrystaatkunstefees.co.za interviews, discussions, webinars, and book 35"