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Live Theatre Gaining Momentum…

Encore for TYA! 11.10.22 A pot of stories and multilingualism brew in the theatre. Magic. Learnings. Unlearnings. Relearnings. Plays! Monate! Molo, ola, Ni hao, 你 好, Bonjour, dumelang, Hallo, Hello. These are some of the languages that were spoken to set the scene for what was to come; A live theatre performance for young audiences. […]

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A Letter To Our Sheroes

Dumelang, Molweni, Sanibonani, Lotjhani, Avuxeni, Ndaa, Hallo, Hello Desiree Ellis, the entire Banyana Banyana team and all the womxn who are just awesome. For the record: Andile Dlamini, Regirl Ngobeni, Karabo Dhlamini, Robyn Moodaly, Sibulele Holweni, Jermaine Seoposenwe, Melinda Kgadiete, Noxolo Cesane, Nthabiseng Majiya, Lebohang Ramalepe, Janine van Wyk, Bambanani Mbane, Bongeka Gamede, Noko Matlou, […]

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ASSITEJ SA calls for strategic partnerships

ASSITEJ SA believes strategic partnerships, including importantly within the arts, can avert child and youth demise. It’s over a week since the tragic incident in the Eastern Cape took national headlines with the death of 21 youth at the Enyobeni Tavern in East London. Police are still busy with their investigations into the cause of […]

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ASSITEJ celebrates 15 years at NAF

ASSITEJ South Africa is celebrating our 15th anniversary in 2022. The organisation began on 2 July 2007, and this day in 2022, will see us hosting our Birthday Celebrations at Amazwi National Museum of Literature. Join us on Saturday 2 July 2022 for: 10h00 – Storytelling from our vibrant “iStimela Sendaba” storytellers 10h30 – Indigenous […]

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Motsheha Fuma Wa Ipiletsa: Feeding Children Through Theatre

According to the Sesotho calendar, Motsheanong (May) is the tenth month of the year. Accordingly, the plants are laughing at the birds that in Hlakubele (March) were giving them a hard time eating the sorghum uninvited, just as thlaku tsa mabele (grains of the sorghum) were beginning to show. Now in Motsheanong, the grains have […]

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