Visual Art
Broken images of my 1970 something Village
LMB Arts and Interiors Gallery
Original Village abstract oil paintings - not to be missed.
Literature
Izibongo Zoogxa: Poems on Contemporaries (1902–1944)
Amazwi Museum
Book Launch of Izibongo Zoogxa
Theatre
"UNLiMiTED"
Tshwane University of Technology
"UNLiMiTED" pulsates with the vibrant heartbeat of South African flair
Music
'Umbhiyozo Womculo' a Celebration of Music
The Cape Reeds Clarinet Quintet
'Umbhiyozo Womculo' a Celebration of Music
Theatre
19:94 The time
University of Witwaterstrand
"The People shall govern" was the plan from the beginning
Theatre
2Lovers
Fool's Errand
A comedy about heartbreak.
Theatre
32 Lavender Close
Submarine Productions and Theatre Arts
Keep your friends close, but your flatmate closer. 
Comedy
90 Day Comedian
Dalin Oliver
Come find out why we love Mzansi!
Theatre for Children & Young People
A Froggie Fairytale
Theatresmiths
The classic tale of the Frog Prince as you’ve never heard it before!
Music
A Musician’s Guide to the Galaxy
PentaFusion
Crossover music bridging the jazz-classical divide
Visual Art
A Semigrant Mirror – 30 Years in the Eastern Cape | Jeff Rankin
GFI Art Gallery
Visual stories based on South Africa’s unsettled social landscape
Theatre
A Vegan Killed My Marriage
Macbob Productions
Hilarious and thought provoking
Music
A Wind Symphony
Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra
A wind orchestra that will blow you away
Theatre
ABAPHANSI!
Moving Acts Productions
Rituals revive the relationship between the physical and spiritual worlds.
Literature
AMAZWI POP-UP BOOKSHOP @ NAF 2024
Amazwi Museum
Your bookshop of selected writings and writers for festival-goers
Theatre
AZANIA
DA CREATIVE SPACE
Journey of hopes and disappointments
Music
Abangazi
Achiba Don Music
A colourful and vibrant street sound
Music
Achiba Don
The Black Power Station
Where Dancehall meets Hip Hop, Afrobeat ignites, & Kwevo takes flight
Theatre for Children & Young People
Adventure of Who
Macbob Productions
A whimsical fantasy wrapped up in a bubble of sincerity - D Koen, The Herald PE
All
Amandla Asezinweleni Health Hair Talk by Afrikare
The Black Power Station
African culture and spirituality through the lens of hair
Theatre
AÏo
Spark in the Dark
“There’s not much AI, but the intelligence is artificial.”
Theatre
BONOLO
Achievers Theatre Company
Remarkable Tolerance
Theatre
Battle Her Fears
The Titan Theatre Production NPO
Drama, action and suspense
Theatre
Battle of Lurhwayizo
Amathole District Productions
People fighting for their freedom
Literature
Book Launch | David Mann
Amazwi Museum
Once Removed
Literature
Book Launch | Jongikhaya Mvenene
Amazwi Museum
King Sabata Dalindyebo & the rural political struggles in 20th Century SA
Literature
Book Launch | Mussolini Soga Mlandu
Amazwi Museum
A Brave Woman and Other Essays
Theatre
Breathing In
Wela Kapela Productions
It was a last breath that brought her back to life.
Comedy
Butlers and Bellboys
Slick 'n Sleeve
A murder-mystery comedy where the audience decides who lives... and who dies!
Theatre
CAPABLE
SA Industrial Theatre for Disability
Are you sure you not disabled??
Visual Art
CARINUS FINE ARTS & CRAFTS COLLECTIVE
Johan Carinus Art Centre
Ceramics, Photographs, Other
Film
CONFINED
DELHOLINGS
HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Comedy
Cake Litey!
SandMan Productions
A delicious & spicy comedy that's finger licking good!
Theatre
Camdeboo
MagentaPro
Where emotions speak louder than words
Comedy
Can't-centrate
Yaaseen Barnes
No time to think, busy joking.
Theatre
Cantos of A Life in Exile
Yuu Media
Embrace the journey. Discover the joy.
Illusion & Magic
CharlieQuinn Magician: 'I'm Going Sleightly Mad'
Charles Dubber
One of the best Rubik's Cube Magicians in SA
Cabaret & Musical Theatre
Culture In Era
KCX Group
Speak, Sing and Dance
Theatre
Cursed
Amaciko KwaZulu Art Project
The generation curse
Film
DEATH OF SPAZA
Lelakho Productions
The death of township spaza
Dance & Physical Theatre
DIKELEDI TSA BADIMO DANCE PRODUCTION
RURAL CLASS
DANCE THROUGH IT ALL!
Cabaret & Musical Theatre
Dear Tata... What Makes A Man, A Man
Sonwa Sakuba Institute for the Performing Arts
What does it mean to be a black man in South Africa
Comedy
Despicable HeHe
Conrad Koch
Hilarious world class comedy ventriloquism.
Visual Art
Die Lang Skaduwee van die Kapokbos
Annette Faul
Plant portraits in watercolour, on paper, suspended with thread
Dance & Physical Theatre
Dikakapa
Generation of stars
Dikakapalooks to the young generation for new leadership
Dance & Physical Theatre
Dikgafela Spiritual Dance
Nakanjani Theatre Production
The spirit of pula in the Batswana culture
Disney's Moana JR
Sonwa Sakuba Institute for the Performing Arts
Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us.
Theatre
Dog Rose
Spark in the Dark
A mother-daughter comedy-drama
Dance & Physical Theatre
Don't Dismiss The Elements
Prestige School of Dance
The rhythms of nature and the movements of humanity.
Comedy
Don't Panic
Kate Pinchuck
No one's really got their s#@t together. Right?
Music
Driemanskap
The Black Power Station
Driemanskap: More than beats, a movement for South Africa
Theatre
Dwaling/ Ihare mâ
Nama Khoi Productions
If we lose our LAND, then WHAT?
Illusion & Magic
EXTREME MAGIC!
BRENDON PEEL ENTERTAINMENT
The certified Got Talent All Stars duo take magic to the extreme
Dance & Physical Theatre
Echoes of a Century
Prestige School of Dance
A dance through the tapestry of South African music!
Theatre
FAITH IN LOVE
Living Glory Entertainment
In a world of pressures, love finds its own faith.
Theatre
Fables, Rhymes & Fairy Crimes
AFDA
A wickedly ludicrous cabaret of old folk-tale favourites
Dance & Physical Theatre
Fallen (and I can't get up)
Alan Parker
Musings on what to do when you've fallen and can't seem to get up
Music
Flow
Dirkje Daling
An audiovisual exploration of contemporary classical solo piano
Cabaret & Musical Theatre
Freshly Squeezed
Fruity Lix Productions
A drag cabaret bursting with flavour!
Comedy
Furthermore40 (Stand Up Mbu One Man Show)
Stand Up Mbu Pty Ltd
Here's the thing
Poetry & Spoken Word
Grieve, that is how you survive.
Grace Storm Artistry
Grief is a rocking chair that we never got taught how to get up from.
Dance & Physical Theatre
Gwamasenga and The Evil Drum
University Of Venda
The calling to rule the underground world
Visual Art
Hairitage.
geminivision.
Stories of Identity
Theatre
Happy Fingers Fashion Shop
Makhubalo Ikaneng T/A Makhubalo The Storyteller
A story about the chaos, fashion, stress, and happiness of finding the perfect Matric Farewell dress.
Theatre
Hawkers Pocus
Aobakwe Arts Foundation
Laughter is the best Medicine!
Theatre
Her Spirit
Lihleli Williams
She will never be the same again.
Theatre
I Will Hide My Name
Me4uTalented Studios
Women on a quest to find their place in this society
Music
IBHUNGA, The Council presents UMANYANO
Athamacwera Ngcaba
MAKUBHUNGWE
Theatre
IGOBEL'ESANDLENI
NKALA CREATIVE PRODUCTIONS
UMNTU LILAHLE ELINOTHUTHU
Illusion & Magic
ILLUSIONARIUM
BRENDON PEEL ENTERTAINMENT
Prepare for a journey of impossible magic and illusion
Dance & Physical Theatre
INGCAMBHU
The B-FABBS
Ingcambhu is your forefather, your foremother, and you are the stem.
Theatre
INSINGIZI
KANGAROO ZULU DANCERS
Cultural sounds, Zulu dance and Storytelling in one vibrant community
Music
Ibali Lam
LoveSeed Empire
Imithandazo nezi Profeto
Music
Iculo lika Mama
Neahtyah and Zuko Yigi
Iculo lika Mama- My mother’s song
Music
If Jazz Be The Food of Love
Living Glory Entertainment
Where South Africa's Love Anthems Meet the Magic of Jazz!
Theatre
Iingoma Zomngqungqo on a road with Yakha Mlali
Siba lam Arts Organization
A spiritual awakening of body, mind and soul
Theatre
Imbali yakwa Tyefu
Jo Kinda People
INgqushwa yidolopu
Music
Ingoma YoHadi (Song of the Harp)
iThala leAfrika
A fusion of African indigenous sound with piano, clarinet and violin
All
Intyatyambo Elityeni Women’s Dialogue
The Black Power Station
Women’s dialogue to improve policy
Theatre
It Went Above Your Head.
CPUT Performing Arts Society
Not everything is as it seems.
Theatre
Just One Chapter
Révan Productions
Sometimes meeting a stranger can be the most powerful connection
Performance Art
Just a Phase
MMM Productions
You look, I stare…
Theatre
KUBU Stage play
Lattakoo Art Foundation NPC
The secret between a mother and daughter
Comedy
Khanyisa Bunu's Comedy Special
Bread and Butter Entertainment
Mabahlek' Abantu.
Theatre
LEINA
The Tx Theatre
A tale of reincarnation
Music
MANDILAKHE IKHAYA
The Black Power Station
Live performance with Mandilakhe Ikhaya at The Black Power Station
Theatre
MFAZI NDINI
Ihlumelo Foundation
We won't stay silent. Reach every victim of GBV. Leave no one behind.
Theatre
Madam President Evelyn
Isikhumbuzo Applied History Unit
Ready! Sweep! Mop! Vote!
Theatre
Magcam
Mthonyama
Mtwana we mveli, to deny yourself the opportunity of elderly insight is to be lost.
Theatre
Making Wine in Scotland
Fool's Errand
An apocalypse comedy love story about the last tree on Earth
Theatre
Mamemamela ("Listen")
MEQOQO Playback Theatre Collective
Improvising real-life stories of identity, memory and belonging.
Theatre
Mehlala
The Market Theatre Laboratory
Unearthing the past to plant seeds for the future...
Theatre
Misplaced Shoes
Ntsutle Productions
Freaky Friday: South African Edition - What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Theatre
Mkhumbane
EnJay Productions
A riveting storytelling show
Theatre
Mojalefa Ke Nna
University of Venda
Is blood thicker than water?
Theatre
Monika, it's me
You Suck Productions
Excellent tips on egg-making, funeral planning & the art of Swedish death cleaning.
Performance Art
Mother Earth
Nan Hua Temple
A centre for artistic expression that embraces the art of life!
Comedy
Mr and Mrs Normal
Macbob Productions
Everyone's normal.. until you get to know them!
Cabaret & Musical Theatre
Mwana Wa Mvula
Amandla Danca Teatro ZA
A Universe of Love lives in Each Raindrop
Theatre
My Fellow South Africans
MVG Productions
Political satire at its best' - Mansoor Jaffer
Theatre
My Mom's Funeral
Dreamers House Studios
The worst funeral ever
Theatre
My Son-Asad
Walter Sisulu University
From love to hate: A Couple's Journey through war, loss, and rage.
Theatre
My long lost father
Walter Sisulu University BCC
A young man makes the decision to live with his long-last father
Theatre
NICE TIME
PLACES AND FACES THEATRE PRODUCTIONS
A HARD HITTING AND HIGHLY ENERGETIC MASTER PIECE
Comedy
Namaste Bae: Blessings & Kombucha
Rob Van Vuuren
A healing ceremony unlike any other by the new age satirical guru!
Music
Ndim Ingoma
Bokwana Music PTY LTD
Ndim Ingoma Ndimameleni
Music
Ndlulamthi
The Black Power Station
Ndlulamthi
Theatre
Nesting Doll
Mandisa Haarhoff
How does a seed grow? How does a seed break? How does a seed not die?
Cabaret & Musical Theatre
Nitasubiri (I will wait)
The Hout Bay Performing Arts Collaboration of Amoyo & Ingoma Choir
A new musical drama unfolds in a 1980s rural township
Music
North West Artist with Disability Show
South Africa Artists with disability
North West Artist with Disability Show
Theatre
Ntakana
Thembela Madliki
An exploration of flight in the midst of turmoil
Comedy
Odd Man Out
Taylor Made Productions
Cos Fitting In Is The Real Joke!
Comedy
One of Each
One of Each
Award-winning comedy!
Poetry & Spoken Word
Open Mic Live Poetry Evening
The Black Power Station
Share the stage, share your voice
Theatre
Opening Night
Tshwane University of Technology
An exploration of the intricate dance between art and mental health.
Visual Art
Our Worlds - Self Exploration
N/A
Celebrate winter by warming your heart with distinguished artworks at Carinus.
All
PHRIENDS WITH PSYCHEDELCS
The Black Power Station
An exploration into expression through creativity and the flow of energy
Theatre
PRAYER OF A WOMAN
WSU Komani Campus
Come and experience fun
Theatre
Pariahs Of The Native Land
Ernras Youth Development Services
The colonial agenda
Comedy
Passion Of The Curry: The Last Supper
Pillay Time
The Curry slaps different with Silverware!
Theatre
Paul Slabolepszy's Finding Rosetta
Starstruck Productions & Lidgetton Theatre Company
A quirky tale of alien abduction and self-discovery
Music
Piano for All
Creative City Music Academy
A concert for students of piano and lovers of piano music
Theatre
Pieces of Me
ASSITEJ South Africa
A thought-provoking and courageous exploration of family secrets.
Theatre
Play Things
Spark in the Dark
An experimental space for writers, actors and performers to showcase new work
Poetry & Spoken Word
Poetic Spaces
Poetic Spaces
A spoken word production with music and contemporary dance.
Comedy
Proudly Problematic
Puss Puss Productions
Why are men so problematic, and what are they so proud about?
Comedy
Raunchy Renditions
Spark in the Dark
Real-life sex stories told live!
Theatre
Return Of The Ancestors
Me4utalented Studios
Good news - Steve Biko Is back
Illusion & Magic
Revealing Mysteries with Stuart Lightbody
Stuart Lightbody
A waking dream filled with wonders and layers of mystery
Theatre
Roped
Boago Production House
Ex military veterans who are tread to the new democracy
Theatre
SELEKANE
Generation Of Stars
Tlhapi Folofela lerabe!
Music
SHINE ON
CAN OF WORMS SA
CAN OF WORMS SA performs their brand of original South African music
Theatre
STOP!
Salamende Ntsomi Foundation
"If I do it, You can do it, Stop GBV"
Music
SYLEEZ
The Black Power Station
Live performance by SYLEEZ
Theatre
Sarafina!
Sonwa Sakuba Institute for the Performing Arts
Sarafina! An explosive musical
Theatre
Scars of a woman
Abangani Théâtre Group
You have no understanding of my scars
Theatre
Shadrack
Struu Artzz Entertainment
It's easier to build strong children than to repair broken men
Theatre
Silence In the Dark
Masakhane Arts Centre
Drama, Jealousy, rage and bitterness
Theatre
Silent Catastrophe
Kamvelihle Performing Arts
Mental health within the black community
Dance & Physical Theatre
Silhouette
Starlight Studios
A dance delight that will awaken your soul.
Literature
Sindiwe Magona: A Conscience for the Nation
Amazwi Museum
One of South Africa’s most beloved and versatile storytellers
Theatre
So You Want to be a Trophy Wife?
F Creations
Single life is scary when all you know how to be is a wife.
Comedy
Sorry For The Weight
Khanyisa Jamjam
The Weight is Finally Over
Theatre
State Of the National DisAster(SONDA)
Ubuciko Bethonga and The Art Cave
A comedic reflection on the disastrous state of our nation
Theatre
TATA MANDELA FROM BEYOND
PHOENIX COLLEGE OF JOHANNESBURG
TATA MANDELA FROM BEYOND
Comedy
TEASING with TEECEE
Sesiu Media Production
A fierce comedy show to let laughter live!
Theatre
TEXT ME WHEN YOU ARRIVE
POPArt Productions
How to not get raped and killed in South Africa
Music
THE 4TH MAN
Yveslightmuse
The mystery of the 4th man
Illusion & Magic
THE BIZARRE MAGIC OF LI LAU
BRENDON PEEL ENTERTAINMENT
Witness the bizarre side of the art of magic
All
THE COLLABORATION DAY Featuring Anam(WizArt)
The Black Power Station
THE COLLABORATION DAY Featuring Anam(WizArt)
Music
THE COLLABORATION DAY Featuring Mzi SA
The Black Power Station
THE COLLABORATION DAY Featuring Mzi SA
Theatre
THE DARK NIGHT OF THE 31ST
Retsaletswe House production
Truth reconciliation commission or Nuremberg trial?
Theatre
THE GREATEST GIFT FROM ABOVE
THAPELO TSHITE ARTS DEVELOPMENT
LOVE, BETRAYAL AND FORGIVENESS
Music
THE MUFFINZ
The Black Power Station
THE MUFFINZ
Theatre
THE NAIVE SEAL (Qongqothwane)
University of Zululand Creative Arts Department
Qongqothwane: Dig deeper, discover yourself.
Theatre
TSOSOLESETSO
Department of Sport, Arts, Culture & Recreation
The treatment of women offenders inside SA correctional centres
Theatre
The Agents
Robaby Productions
Let's get you moving!
Dance & Physical Theatre
The Art of Being
Sarah Cookney Academy of Dance and STANZA Dance Company
An exploration of the human experience through dance.
Music
The Big Band Explosion
African Melodic Remedies
Where African Art meets Western Art through the Art of Music
All
The Business Beyond Festival Discussion
The Black Power Station
The Business Beyond Festival Discussion
Theatre
The Champion: To be or not to be
Sisonke Performing Arts
Overcoming adversity and triumphing in the face of hardship
Theatre for Children & Young People
The Emperor's New Clothes
The Drama Factory
TikTok dance sensation Charlie takes on the mighty emperor, will this land her in jail or will she be able to show the world what a fraud the vain man really is?
Theatre
The Last Supper
Tshwane University of Technology
When the going gets tough, the tough get going
Dance & Physical Theatre
The Love of it All
Live to Move Dance Company
Falling in love on the dance floor
Illusion & Magic
The Magic Eye with Stuart Lightbody
Stuart Lightbody
Mindblowing magic and illusion that is beyond belief!
Theatre
The Masks
The Masks
Resisting in unfavorable situations
Theatre
The Moon Looks Delicious From Here
Aldo Brincat
'Love is Love. Pain is Pain. Life is Delicious!'
Music
The Offering [to our other selves]
KWANTU Designs
Vocal purity, melodic transportation and harmonic veils
Theatre
The Other Gender
Ladimash Productions
Does sexual orientation have any bearing on the gender of a person?
Music
The Return Of Cypher
The Black Power Station
DEVINE IMIBONO, WIZDOM, HOSTED by FAYINDLALA
Theatre
The Return Of Elvis Du Pisanie
Durban Theatre
Hope is seductive
Dance & Physical Theatre
The Story of Fire
Nature Theatre
Theatre meets Circus. Entertainment meets Art. Fire meets Heart.
Theatre
The Systematic Scaffolds
University of Zululand Creative Arts Department Alumni
Absolute power limits people’s freedom
Theatre for Children & Young People
The Three Witches
Makhanda Players and Révan Productions
Even old and cranky Shakespearean witches were young once
Theatre for Children & Young People
The Tower And The Tree
Mixed Media
Love, laughter and friends are all worth it.
Theatre
The Tyrant
Taji Arts in partnership with Mandela Bay Theatre Complex
In a society riddled with propaganda, everything and everyone is a threat.
Theatre
The Ward Councillor
Struu Artzz Entertainment
A chilling portrayal of political ambition stained with blood.
Theatre
The Year of The Bicycle
Kamogelo Mhlantla
Can human connection overcome the pain of the past?
Theatre
This is us (Ke Rona)
DT Entertainment
We are the ones we have been waiting for!
Theatre
Three Lost Sheep
Emonti revoluxion Entertainment
An intractable life story of three men
Theatre
To The CEO
Refined Image Studio (RIS)
A story about leadership, relationship(s), power and influence
Theatre
Twisted Fates
North West Development Agency
The gripping consequences of deceit and the fragility of human existence
Theatre
Umhlaba
The Black Power Station
UMHLABA: A symphony of land, loss, and the fight for belonging
Cabaret & Musical Theatre
Under-Siege Women
EnJay productions
Never do what will leave you confused
Dance & Physical Theatre
WOMXN WARRIOR.
Nicki Ray Productions
Insight into the roles and power of women.
Music
Wamkelwa
The Black Power Station
A Visionary Artist and Ambassador of African Creativity
Dance & Physical Theatre
Warriors on wheels
Kganya Disability Dance Company
Interrogating physical abilities and disabilities
Comedy
What A Time 2.0
Lesmoka Trading and Projects
I am not making fun of you, I am having fun with you
Music
When Speech Is Not Enough
Saeculum Aureum
When emotions are too profound to be expressed in words, we sing.
Cabaret & Musical Theatre
Whose Lyrics is it Anyway?
Slick 'n Sleeve
A hilarious music gameshow with awesome prizes!
Theatre
Womandla
Queen P Entertainment Agency
The Revolution Is Female
Dance & Physical Theatre
YEDA (umntana)
Ezinyaweni Zam
A journey far beyond the family lineages into becoming
Theatre
Yangthola!
Aziye Productions
Yangthola! - Turning Trash into Triumph
Comedy
Yesterday's Hero
Mixed Media
When your career has a mind of its own!
Theatre
Your Perfect Life
F Creations
One has a family, the other a career. Neither is sure they have what they want.
All
ZAMANI featuring HLUMELO MAGODLA
The Black Power Station
Live performance by ZAMANI
Music
ZANOMHLOLA
The Black Power Station
ZANOMHLOLA
Theatre
i am L.E.N.A.
Vacant Theatre and Film Company PTY (LTD)
Light. Endurance. Noble-minded. Admirable.
Poetry & Spoken Word
i want to write you a submarine
submarine productions
A hyper-personal, universal and razor sharp take on love
Theatre
1 Yard, 7 Shacks
Sketch Productions
Edladleni (A place I call home). Baie Dankie Mpilo! Danko life
Theatre
1789
Sibikwa Arts Centre
A cutting-edge performance about Liberty, Equality and Fraternity
Visual Art
A LUTA CONTINUA: Reflecting on 30 years of democracy through Constitutional Court Art Collection
Constitutional Court Art Collection
Reflecting on 30 years of democracy through Constitutional Court Art Collection
Circus
AFRONAUTS
Circus Zambia and Wake the beast in Collaboration with Barefeet
An out of the World Theatre and Circus Adventure
Performance Art
Angel Ho - Dis My KANT
Angel-Ho
A multisensory experience rooted in queer ideology
ArtTalk
ArtTalk 50/30 | Climate Action
National Arts Festival
Reimagining solutions through indigenous knowledge
ArtTalk
ArtTalk 50/30 | Intelligences
National Arts Festival
What intelligences are we making now, for what vision of the future
ArtTalk
ArtTalk 50/30 | Post Truth
National Arts Festival
Can democracy be saved from disinformation?
ArtTalk
ArtTalk 50/30 | Reparation. Redux
National Arts Festival
A trans-disciplinary cleansing ritual for the land
ArtTalk
ArtTalk 50/30 | Solidarity
National Arts Festival
Humanity repeats its violences, how can law and art respond and repair
Dance & Physical Theatre
Aslama
Yaseen Manuel
"Aslama" - To Surrender
Dance & Physical Theatre
CION: Requiem of Ravel's Boléro
Vuyani Dance Theatre
An intrigue of dance and music that spins on the weight of mourning
Film
Can Temba: The Teacher In The Newsroom
Eastern Cape Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture
An essential and entertaining piece of history
Music
Guy Buttery & The Gqeberha String Trio
Guy Buttery
Guy Buttery relooks at guitar and strings collab and catapults it to new heights.
Music
Halala! ILAM’s 70th Birthday Celebration Concert
Guests of the International Library of African Music
This year ILAM is 70, and presents this concert in celebration
Theatre
It's not me
Mzwanele Mgijima
Can sins of the past stand in the way of two lovers?
Visual Art
Izandi Zemilambo Yabo Kuthi / The Sounds of Their Rivers in Us
Mud and Fire Parables
A sacred space to honour the memory and legacy of the departed artist
Visual Art
Izandi Zemilambo Yabo Kuthi / The Sounds of Their Rivers in Us
Mud and Fire Parables
A sacred space to honour the departed artist
Music
Jazz with Asanda Mqiki (The Gold Experience)
Asanda Mqiki
Asanda fuses jazz, soul, hip-hop and kwaito for a unique sound
Theatre
Ka Lebitso La Moya
MoMo Matsuyane
MoMo Matsuyane explores love, deceit and sexual violence
Theatre
Lalela uLwandle
Empatheatre
The ocean's significance in livelihoods, medicine, science, & spirituality.
Music
Mandisi Dyantyis - an award-winning Afro-Soul-Jazz artist
Brand New Artist Solutions
Mandisi Dyantyis
Visual Art
Mattering: 50 Years of the Festival
National Arts Festival
The Festival’s entangled, ever-evolving narrative through space and time
Poetry & Spoken Word
Metropolar
IIIFoet: by Modise Sekgothe, Jotam Schoeman and James Frank Robb
Johannesburg explored in a multimedia performance intertwining music, poetry, and film
Visual Art
Nature is Louder - Street Art Intervention  
Nature is Louder Street Art Project
Stimulating public spaces and Imaginations
Dance & Physical Theatre
Nokeng ya Kubetu
Ntsoana
“A river that forgets its source will soon dry out.” ~ African Proverb
Music
Piano & Poems: Everybody is a Bridge
Imaginary Stage
Paul Hanmer's piano meets Anton Krueger's reading of Everybody is a Bridge...
Music
Schau-fe[r]n-ster and the Sleepwalker
Peter Cartwright
Solo piano recital of South African and Classical Composers
Music
Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse
Brand New Artist Solutions
At 72, Sipho Hotstix is more vital than ever!
Dance & Physical Theatre
Sometimes I have to lean in...
Alan Parker Gerard Bester - NAF reflective
A work exploring the act of leaning, literally and metaphorically.
Jazz
South African National Jazz Orchestra
Mandela Bay Theatre Complex in partnership with Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality
Resonating Rhythms, Uniting Cultures: Jazzing the Nation
Theatre
Swartwater
Nama Khoi Productions
The untold journey of the Nama Khoi people's resilience and loss
Cabaret & Musical Theatre
THABA BOSIU – THE MUSICAL
PACOFS
“The Musical Book Of Our Stories” By Napo Masheane
Visual Art
Talking Loud
Shalom Mushwana and Callan Grecia
Musings of emerging voices in the South African landscape of art
Visual Art
The Abyssal Zone
Christine Dixie
Shimmering creatures float above shifting sands
Jazz
The Birth - Darren English
SBYA Jazz
The Birth - Darren English
Cabaret & Musical Theatre
The Ghosts are Returning
Group 50:50
A multimedia musical theater piece about (neo-)colonial crimes
Theatre
The Last Country
Empatheatre
An immersive experience exploring the journeys of women migrants
Theatre
The Red on the Rainbow
Diartskonageng
She was just one mother. She loved her son. For justice, she fought like a thousand.
Theatre
The Stranger
Third World Bunfight
A meditative, ritualistic performance work based on the myth of Orpheus
Theatre
The Suit
Sello Maake kaNcube Foundation
A new imagining of 'The Suit', 30 years on
Dance & Physical Theatre
Two Sides of Skollie's Coin ("Woza Wenties!" and "3 Mense Phakathi")
Lorin Sookool
A group of dancers explore water's capacity to hold memories
Dance & Physical Theatre
ULTRA
Darkroom Contemporary
ULTRA exposes the physicality of extremes. This immersive performance merges elements of dance, interdisciplinary live art, technology, and sound installation. 
Comedy
Very Big Comedy Show
Taylor Made Productions
Comedy doesn't get BIGGER than this!
Visual Art
WEG WYSERS DEUR DIE BLINKUUUR
Stephanie Conradie
What if the next creole generation doesn't accept their parents' material culture?
Theatre
all my ex-lovers are dead
The Furies Co
An all-too-honest tale of love, desire, poor life choices, voice notes you shouldn’t send, and how many cups of tea it takes to wake up and smell the coffee.
Visual Art
land/lines
Presented by the Department of Visual Arts in the Faculty of Humanities, Nelson Mandela University, in collaboration with the University of Pretoria Museums, Art Exhibitions and Galleries and the National Arts Festival.
A cross-gallery exhibition that emphasises the significance of the Eastern Cape
Music
nomthandazo: amahubo
Zoe Modiga - SBYA for Music
A sacral, ceremonious, cinematic work
Jazz
Dakawa Jazz | Imonti Jazz Band & Malayisha Jazz Band
Eastern Cape Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture
Celebrate the Jazz of the Eastern Cape
Jazz
Dakawa Jazz | Melikhaya Heugh & Dumza Maswana
Eastern Cape Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture
Celebrate the Jazz of the Eastern Cape
Jazz
Dakawa Jazz | The Hamburg Jazz Band, Sive Sontshaka & The Tribute Jazz Band, & Phinda Mtya
Eastern Cape Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture
Celebrate the Jazz of the Eastern Cape
Jazz
Dakawa Jazz | Vibe Nation SA, Uhadi Lomxesibe & Senqu Dipina
Eastern Cape Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture
Celebrate the Jazz of the Eastern Cape
Film
Eastern Cape Film Expo
The Eastern Cape Development Corporation
A platform for filmmakers and industry professionals
Dance & Physical Theatre
Eastern Cape Indigenous Dances and Music Ensemble
Eastern Cape Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture
A showcase of indigenous music and dance rooted in the Eastern Cape
Literature
Eastern Cape Showcase | Lit-Fest
Eastern Cape Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture
Eastern Cape literature - an all round experience
Visual Art
Eastern Cape Showcase | Visual Arts Exhibition
Eastern Cape Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture
The Horizon Exhibition
Performance Art
Hunger Count
Carin Bester
A daily struggle we should all be aware of and aim to eradicate
Dance & Physical Theatre
Third Space | (In)Visible
Janeth Mulapha, Jenni Lee Crewe, and the Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative
A fresh new Pan African dance work forged in the liminal spaces of Emakhazeni
Dance & Physical Theatre
Third Space | Bond-Edge
Nabaggala Lilian Maximillian, Arafa Hamadi, Kubu Collective
A fresh new Pan African dance work forged in the liminal spaces of George
Dance & Physical Theatre
Third Space | Golden City
Panaibra Canda, Elton Rafael Davids, Gompo Arts Centre
A fresh Pan African dance work forged in the liminal spaces of East London
Jazz
Bergvliet & Durban High
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Bergvliet & Durban High
Jazz
Cape Jazz Jol!
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
A blatantly funky repertoire and some serious groove
Jazz
Conversations
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
5 musicians gather to create a unique musical conversation
Jazz
Dalisu Ndlazi: The Inevitable Calling
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Music is both home and the feeling of existence
Jazz
Ghana Jazz Collective
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Acclaimed Ghanaian Afro-Jazz Fusion band, The Ghjazz Collective!
Jazz
Jam Session I | Sakhile Simani
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Integral collaborations to develop Jazz
Jazz
Jam Session II | Blake Hellaby
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Integral collaborations to develop Jazz
Jazz
Jam Session IV | Kyle du Preez
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Integral collaborations to develop Jazz
Jazz
Jam session III | Duncan Johnson
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Integral collaborations to develop Jazz
Jazz
Kesivan & The Lights
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Listening and exploring
Jazz
Little Giants
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Little Giants
Jazz
Maritzburg College & Parel Vallei
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Everything from Glen Miller to a New York subway-style street band
Jazz
National Schools Jazz Band – Natalie Rungan
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Conducted by Natalie Rungan
Jazz
National Youth Jazz Band – Sisonke Xonti
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
A selection of jazz musicians in South Africa, aged 26 and younger
Jazz
Neil Gonsalves Trio + 2
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Decidedly Mzansi-flavoured
Jazz
Outeniqua High
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Outeniqua High
Jazz
Ramon Alexander Trio
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
A landscape of rhythmic interplay
Jazz
Reconnections
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
A reconnection nearly three decades later
Jazz
Sakhile Simani: People of My Community
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
‘Hope and love to my community during all the uncertainty’
Jazz
Siya Charles Sextet
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Siya Charles returns to Makhanda!
Jazz
St. Cyprian’s & Moses Molelekwa Arts Foundation
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
St. Cyprian’s & Moses Molelekwa Arts Foundation
Jazz
Stirling High
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Stirling High
Jazz
The Ploemies
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Infectious grooves that never fail to get crowds on their feet
Jazz
UKZN & Stellenbosch University
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
Jazz students from two universities with very different cultures and sounds
Jazz
University of Cape Town
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
The Off Minor: UCT Sextet
Jazz
Yonela Mnana
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
The diversity of Yonela Mnana’s musicianship is evident
Jazz
Youth Jazz Vocal Celebration
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
A celebration of school and university jazz choirs and vocal soloists
Jazz
Zoe the Seed
Eastern Cape Jazz Promotions
An authentic, sincere expression of jazz