CELEBRATING CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS

Johannesburg, South Africa, 19 June 2019. Vilakazi Street came alive as it transformed into the epitome of youth culture hustle, echoing the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of 2019, which celebrates a youth on the rise. With the powerful backing from American Express, The Box Shop June 16 Food Market celebrated its second year of the partnership.    The …

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Honouring the Spirit of South Africa’s Youth with Seth Pimentel

June 16, 1976 is a date that is synonymous with South Africa’s struggle against apartheid. It is the day that symbolises the rise of our nation’s youth against oppression. It is the day that changed the course of our country’s history. The Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival powered by Nandos commemorates the youth of 1976, by …

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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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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR BASA’S SCALE-UP PROGRAMME

  CLICK TO APPLY   Ever asked: “How does my creative work fit into the broader sector and how can I “scale-up” my skills, knowledge and networks?” BASA Scale-Up is for you!   The programme is designed to work with established creatives and cultural organisations to spark a sense of passion and deeper curiosity of the …

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