Tag: national arts festival
For nearly two years Sibongile Mkhabela had nothing but a concrete wall as a sounding board. A student leader in 1976, she was detained at the notorious John Vorster Square. To cope, she willed herself to forget. But in By The Apricot Tree, her daughter, playwright Ntsako Mkhabela, unpacks her life and her memories.
A composition inspired by Nelson Mandela, Freedom Dance: Toyi Toyi, earned musician Kesivan Naidoo the Standard Bank Young Artist Award.
South Africa’s annual National Arts Festival takes place in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, at the end of June 2008 and promises a vibrant mix of dance, theatre, music and art.