ACT announces 2016 Award winners

A Sophiatown theme and exceptional entertainment set the tone at Sun International’s The Maslow Hotel last night, when ACT named their Award winners. At the core of the Awards, is the announcement of Lifetime Achievement recipients who have each had a lifelong commitment to the arts, and this year, six deserving luminaries were recognised.

Lifetime Achievement Awards 2016 -  Photograph: John Hogg

Lifetime Achievement Awards 2016 – Johnny Clegg, Pieter-Dirk Uys, Albie Sachs, Dr. Wally Serote, Penny Siopis & Johaar Mosaval
(Photograph: John Hogg)

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The ACT Awards to revisit SA’s golden era

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) will revisit the epicentre of 1940’s and 50’s South African jazz and blues culture at their 19th annual ACT Awards. The ACT Awards, which will be held on 21 October at Sun International’s The Maslow Hotel in Sandton will bestow Lifetime Achievement Awards on six of the country’s arts and culture stalwarts, while also naming five rising stars 2016’s ImpACT Award winners.

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NAC Calls for Special Arts Organisation Support Funding

This call is open only for registered arts and culture organisations resident in the provinces of the Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, North West, Mpumalanga and the Free State. The National Arts Council (NAC) is inviting registered arts and culture organisations/companies active in the disciplines of Craft, Dance, Literature, Multi-discipline, Music, Theatre and Arts Education to apply for Arts Organisation Support Funding.

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