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2020 Standard Bank Young Artists

The recipients of the 2020 Standard Bank Young Artist Awards have been announced. They are Jefferson Tshabalala (theatre), Lulu Prudence Mlangeni (dance), Sisonke Xonti (jazz), Nthato Mokgata (music) and Blessing Ngobeni (visual art). The National Arts Festival established the Young Artist Awards in 1981 to acknowledge emerging young South African artists who demonstrate outstanding artistic …

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2019 BASA Special Awards Recipients

“The annual BASA Awards are a significant barometer of the success of mutually beneficial and sustainable partnerships between business and the arts,” says Mandie van der Spuy, Deputy Chairperson of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). Says BASA Head of Marketing, Savannah Feeke, “Partnered by Hollard, the awards recognise business support of and partnerships with …

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Winners of the 2019 BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

“The BASA Awards recognise the impact of creativity powered by collaboration between the right partners,” said Ashraf Johaardien, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) at the ceremony for 22nd Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, which was held at Beechwood Gardens in Hyde Park this past weekend. In collaboration with independent award-winning theatre …

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BASA Awards 4IR theme pushes boundaries

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (BASA) champions business investment within the arts. According to Christina Kennedy, “The annual BASA Awards fill a vital gap in the South African awards landscape.” Kennedy, a respected arts and culture journalist and commentator, is one of the adjudicators for the 22nd Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard. Says …

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New members appointed to BASA Board

Shortlisted from a pool of extremely impressive candidate submissions, Devi Sankaree Govender, Kathy Berman and Kojo Baffoe have been appointed as the newest members of the Business and Arts South Africa NPC (BASA) Board. Following a public call for nominations, BASA members elected Govender, Berman and Baffoe for appointment to the BASA Board of Non-Executive …

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Q&A With Maureen Benya

With 22 years’ encouraging mutually beneficial partnerships between the business and arts sectors, Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), supports and celebrates a diversity of cultures. In the spirit of celebrating Heritage Month, BASA looks at its longest standing employee, Ausi Maureen (as we like to call her), who has been with the organisation for …

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