Arts Alive

Arts Alive highlights power of creativity in democracy

This year’s Arts Alive programme has a strong focus on theatre and reinforces the important role art plays in improving the quality of lives.

Art fair or just opportunist?

Galleries may thrive but will the planned Art Week, FNB Joburg Art Fair and Arts Alive festivities have any greater social or cultural ramifications?

The Masekela, Willis and Gismonti southern connection

Johannesburg came alive on Saturday evening when jazz greats took to the stage for "South Meets South -- An Evening With The Masters".

Jo’burg set to bloom with a spring infusion of culture

In addition to Arts Alive, there are several other cultural events taking place in the city in September.
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Lira breaks new ground

SA's Lira chats about her experience at the BET awards, and tells us about her upcoming performance at the Arts Alive festival.

Sculpting music out of movement

Philip Miller and Jill Richards engage in a series of sonic meditations on playing the piano.

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Press Releases

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Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income