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Women in MICE Awards deadline extended until the end of July

Johannesburg, South Africa: The Planner Guru, producers of the annual Women in MICE Awards and part of the 3S Media group, today announced that the deadline for the submission of nominations for the 2021 Women in MICE Awards will be extended to 30 July 2021.   “Given the recent challenges we have faced in South Africa and in particular, in the wake of the ongoing lockdown following the recent spike in cases, we feel it is only fitting to allow the industry

Long Night Of The Poets – International Poetry and Music – A virtual celebration

Long Night Of The Poets International Poetry and Music – A virtual celebration   Friday 9 July 2021, 8pm – 9.30pm Free Streaming Platforms: Facebook Pages: African Women Writers Network, Joburg Theatre, Current State of Poetry Websites: afroarts.co.za, joburglive.tv Recorded @Lesedi – Joburg Theatre   Long Night of the Poets is an exciting international poetry and music event streaming on Friday 9 July 2021. The virtual event will feature 27 artists from all parts of South Africa, as well as Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Algeria, and reaching to Palestine,

Music In Africa Foundation and Goethe-Institut launch Sound Connects Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   June 2021 – Johannesburg, South Africa   Music In Africa Foundation and Goethe-Institut launch Sound Connects Fund   The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, has launched a €4m funding programme geared towards supporting creatives in Southern Africa.   Operating under the banner; ACP-EU Culture Programme (Southern Africa) – Sound Connects Fund, the initiative is made possible with funding from the ACP-EU Culture Programme, a project implemented by the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States

Entrepreneurial filmmaker and storyteller Charlie Vundla’s film “Hotele Lerallaneng” Premieres at 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)

Entrepreneurial filmmaker and storyteller Charlie Vundla’s film “Hotele Lerallaneng” Premieres at 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)   Entrepreneurial filmmaker and storyteller Charlie Vundla’s latest film HOTELE LERALLANENG has landed him an Official Selection invitation to the 50th edition of the INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM (IFFR). HOTELE LERALLANENG is the only South African Feature Film in this year’s festival. The prestigious event takes place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2 June – 6 June 2021 and marks the film’s world premiere.   Set in this

Rhythm and Blues Virtual Concert and Workshop Programme – Celebrating Africa Month – Recorded live at the The Lesedi, Joburg Theatre

Rhythm and Blues Virtual Concert and Workshop Programme Celebrating Africa Month   Recorded live at the The Lesedi, Joburg Theatre Supported by The National Arts Council (NAC)   Streaming Times! Thursday 27 May, 19h-20h: Workshop Programme on Songwriting Friday 28 May, 19h-20’30h: Rhythm and Blues Virtual Concert   Streaming Platforms: FREE Website: https://afroarts.co.za Facebook: @AfricanWomenWritersNetwork   We invite you to join Afro Arts SA in celebrating Africa Month with an exciting Rhythm and Blues programme on 27 and 28 May 2021. The programme will be streamed via website and