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Extended closing date for South Africa’s premier Business and Arts Awards announced

With just two weeks until entries closed, the race to see which partnerships triumph at the 19th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business Day, is gaining momentum. Entries into this year’s awards have now been extended to 20 June 2016, with the entry process made easily accessible through a streamlined online system. A …

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Business and Arts South Africa debuts exciting cultural tourism initiative

The pilot phase of artstourism.guru is a new online platform, which has been designed to integrate heritage and cultural experiences with South Africa’s well-established natural attractions. “BASA’s mandate is to act as a bridge between the business and arts sectors as a way of helping each one achieve optimal benefits from their partnerships.” comments BASA …

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SA Taxi Foundation Art Award winners announced

The overall winner, five finalists, and the merit award winner of the 2016 SA Taxi Foundation Art Award have been announced amidst a globally developing trend towards displaying and using art in mobile environments. Illustrator, curator, and independent artist, Audrey Anderson, took the first prize of R50 000 with her ink on paper work entitled …

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Applications now open for BASA BoardBank 2016

Business and Arts South Africa’s expertise in matching skilled business professionals with appropriate arts organisations is again in the spotlight with the upcoming 2016 BASA BoardBank. As its name suggests, the BASA BoardBank is particularly focused on the role that a diverse range of business professionals can play – both on the existing boards of …

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Let Strauss & Co’s specialists value your art

Do you know what your art is worth? Strauss & Co specialists will provide free valuations at their Johannesburg premises on Tuesday 5 April 2016. Specialists from South Africa’s premier auction house, Strauss & Co, will be providing obligation-free valuations of South African and international paintings watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture ahead of its Johannesburg …

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Condolences to the family of Ms Grohs

Business and Arts South Africa sends it’s deepest condolences to the family of Ms Grohs and the Goethe Institute.  Ms Grohs was an active and enthusiastic participant in the cultural sector.  She will be sorely missed by her many friends in South Africa.