ASSITEJ celebrates 15 years at NAF

28 Jun 2022

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 Games

11h30 – Playback theatre by MEQOQO Performers: Tyra Arends, Sive Bavuma, Hlumela Mpiti, Nine Magagula, Naledi Chuwe, Luvuyo Yanta, Masego Madisha

12h30 – Celebration in person and online in the Amazwi auditorium for invited guests

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We are also, as has been the case since 2012, supporting and hosting a platform of wonderful theatre, aimed at a diversity of age groups and interests. These productions, made with love by ASSITEJ SA members, include:

Amandla Danca Teatro’s Nomapondo

Ubom’s Betty and the Yeti

How to Hold the World by Juliette Rose-Innes

Oy! Theatre’s The Children’s Monologues

Wela Kapela’s Jackal and the Wolf

Zip Zap Circus’ Moya and

Urban Circus, produced by The Cirk and directed by Daniel Buckland

In addition, ASSITEJ SA storytellers from iStimela Sendaba, will be telling stories at Fingo festival and at Amazwi throughout the festival.

On 2nd July at Amazwi, from 10h00 – 13h30 we will be holding our 15 Year Birthday celebration. This will include a morning of storytelling, indigenous games, playback theatre, wishes from around the world and a moment to celebrate and remember! Open to children and families and to ASSITEJ members, partners and friends, join us!

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