Arists invited to submit new material for National Arts Festival

2015-09-10 06:00

National Arts Festival (NAF) is calling for proposals for the 2016 Main programme which runs from 30 June to 10 July 2016.

Artistic Director Ismail Mahomed explains, “We are looking for re-imaginations of classics to bold new premieres and the NAF is a dynamic platform that gives artists the opportunity to creatively experiment and engage with the human spirit.”

Artists, companies and presenters can download a proposal brief from the Festival’s website. Proposals must reach the Artistic Director no later than Friday 11 September. All proposals must be submitted as per the proposal brief that is available on the Festival’s website

Fringe applications will be available in October and registration will close on Friday 22 January 2016. Forms and information booklets will be available on-line at

For more information call Ismail Mahomed on 046 603 1103 or email For more on fringe applications call Zikhona Nweba on 046 603 1177 email at

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