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19th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business Day

Eleven projects were honoured at the 19th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard and Business Day, during an arts-filled event attended by representatives of the business and arts community, and by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Minister Nathi Mthethwa. Winners in this year’s award categories provided inspiring and compelling insight into the role that …

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Note from the CEO

There are many learnings that one can take from the boxer Mohammed Ali, who passed away recently, and these have been covered in the eulogies and obituaries around the world.  For the arts sector, in particular the not-for-profit sector, it’s the concepts of resilience, absorption, and agility which are fore fronted in the fight that …

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Arts Journalism of the Year Awards 2016 Now Receiving Entries

Arts writers, broadcasters and photographers across traditional and online media are invited to submit work for consideration in the 2016 National Arts Festival/BASA Arts Journalism of the Year Awards. The awards recognise journalism that sparks and shapes conversations around the arts. Says National Arts Festival CEO, Tony Lankester, “Insightful, critical commentary and intelligent review are …

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19th Annual BASA Award Finalists Announced

A total of 44 finalists are in the running for South Africa’s preeminent awards celebrating business and arts partnerships. The 19th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business Day, reveal a diverse array of partnerships, with strong contention in all eleven categories that were open for entry in this year’s awards. “The diversity and …

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BASA’s Young Business Professionals Programme opens door to creative opportunities

Business and Arts South Africa’s Young Business Professionals Programme is set to be a game changer in how young business professionals engage with the arts across South Africa. In May, the programme gave Johannesburg-based young professionals a taste of what’s to come with a cocktail event hosted with Strauss & Co, South Africa’s leading fine …

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BASA and British Council Connect ZA launch A Guide to Growing Creative Markets

Business and Arts South Africa in partnership with British Council Connect ZA launched a ground breaking project that aims to significantly impact the development and sustainability of South Africa’s creative market. The Guide is an open access online platform that is specifically focused on training creatives, producers, arts organisations and practitioners to grow their market. …

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