Woensdag 08 Augustus 2018
South African Women's Arts Festival - 22 years on
The Playhouse Company, an Agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, presents its annual South African Women’s Arts Festival in Durban from 7-18 August. This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF). “To celebrate this momentous landmark, our SAWAF roster is jam-packed with frontline shows, featuring South Africa’s latest and greatest theatrical productions, performers, directors, writers and choreographers,” says The Playhouse Company’s Chief Executive and Artistic Director, Linda Bukhosini. “In keeping with Women’s Month, SAWAF’s mix of dance, drama, music, dialogue, arts and craft showcases the determination of South African women to find freedom, respect and equality in our society.” The programme includes theatre, sance, concerts, exhibition, dialogues, workshops etc.
African productions at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city. The festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy, dance, physical theatre, musicals, operas, music, exhibitions and events. In 2018 there are many productions from Africa at the festival.