Festival opens with colourful show

Grahamstown’s Monument building was bursting with life as the community united to celebrate the kick start to the 38th annual National Arts Festival (NAFest) at the opening ceremony held in the Guy Butler Theatre last night.

MEC: Arts Festival a “buffet”

A briefing for Eastern Cape-based media teams at this year’s National Arts Festival (NAF) was held today in the Grahamstown Town Hall Council Chambers. NAF CEO Tony Lankester and Eastern Cape MEC for Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture Xoliswa Tom led the briefing. Also present were Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture head Mzolisi Matutu and Grahamstown executive mayor Zamuxolo Peter.