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Applications for BASA Education Programme now open

Applications are now open for the second, year-long Business and Arts South Africa Education Programme, supported by RMB.  Launched in 2014, the programme is a mix of workshops and mentorship and aims at helping ensure the sustainability of registered arts organisations. “The whole programme worked well for me as an individual,” comments Sunet Wagner, founder …

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Apprenticeship opportunities at the Spier Arts Academy

The Spier Arts Academy, which offers employment-based training in professional mosaic and ceramics, is recruiting apprentices for its 2016 intake. This one-of-a-kind programme is geared towards equipping apprentices with the necessary skills, work experiences, and industry connections to run their own creative enterprises after graduation. Specialist training by expert tutors Based in Cape Town’s creative …

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National Arts Festival calls for 2016 proposals

The National Arts Festival (NAF) is calling for proposals for the 2016 Main programme which runs from 30 June to 10 July 2016. With another successful Festival behind us, The National Arts Festival (NAF) is calling for proposals for the 2016 Main programme which runs from 30 June to 10 July 2016. Artistic Director Ismail …

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Loeries Adams & Adams Student Portfolio Day. A new lexicon for young creatives

The Student Portfolio Day sponsored by law firm Adams & Adams has grown to become an important aspect on the calendar of South Africa’s young creatives. “It has become incredibly hard to establish oneself in the creative world. The Student Portfolio Day has become a forum on how to land a job and stay in-demand …

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BASA CEO Appointed to South African Tourism Board and Wins Prestigious Award

Business and Arts South Africa CEO, Michelle Constant, has been elected to the Board of South African Tourism (SAT) and was recently named a regional winner in CEO Magazine’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government annual awards. “The recognition by CEO Magazine and being asked to be on the SAT Board is truly an …

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Applications open for BASA Basics Northern Cape

Applications are now open for arts organisations in the Northern Cape to become part of Business and Arts South Africa’s 2015 BASA Basics programme. The six-month long programme is part of BASA’s newly developed three-tiered Education Programme.  Started in 2014, the initiative is an integral part of BASA’s commitment to developing innovative educational programmes that …

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