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BASA Supporting Grants stimulate sustainable arts-business partnerships

The current round of BASA Supporting Grants reveals the important role of stimulating sustainable arts-business partnerships across South Africa. Many of the 21 successful projects in the second cycle of this financial year have previously been awarded grants, underscoring the role that the BASA Supporting Grant plays in cementing the relationship between arts organisations and …

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BASA Launches ArtsTrack No. 7

Business and Arts South Africa launched the BASA ArtsTrack No. 7 to its members, at Hollard’s Villa Arcadia in Johannesburg this morning, and also gave an overview and update on the organisation’s programmes. Following this event there will be visits to the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal: on the 28th June at Iziko Rust en Vreugd …

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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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