South African Cultural Observatory

Events

Platteland Preview Arts Festival
Platteland Preview Arts Festival
30 JUN 2017 - 02 JUL 2017

THE Plattleland Preview festival in Smithfield, south east Free State, is calling for applications for the 2017 edition of the festival. Performing artists including musicians are invited to apply to be part of this exciting venture.

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Innibos National Arts Festival
Innibos National Arts Festival
05 JUL 2017 - 09 JUL 2017

Afrikaans National Arts festival - 4 days of fun, entertainment, art, theatre, comedy and plenty more

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ACT/UJ Creative Conference #CreativeUprising
ACT/UJ Creative Conference #CreativeUprising
27 JUL 2017 - 28 JUL 2017

The conference will be split into morning sessions and streams focusing on research into arts education and the practice of arts education. Delegates will be invited to choose their own conference experience with simultaneous streams of interactive, interdisciplinary demonstrations centered on Art Education. An individualized programme for educators and school learners has been designed to inspire change and hear the voices of art leaners, educators, trainers, academics and the arts community. The conference will take place at the University of Johannesburg from 27-28 July 2017 and is presented by the Arts & Culture Trust and UJ Arts & Culture (a division of FADA) with support from SAMRO Foundation.

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SACO Domain Workshop - East London 27 July 2017
SACO Domain Workshop - East London 27 July 2017
27 JUL 2017 - 27 JUL 2017

YOU are invited to the South African Cultural Observatory's Domain workshop where the following will be discussed: Introduction to the South African Cultural Observatory Overview of the National Research Agenda and recent inputs and updates Outline of SACO research outputs and how they benefit the industry. Introduction to the SA Festival Economic Impact Calculator (SAFEIC). Discussion of trends, opportunities & challenges in the Creative and Cultural Industry domains and more.

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Cultural Sustainable Tourism (CST)
Cultural Sustainable Tourism (CST)
04 SEP 2017 - 06 SEP 2017

Balancing between the society, environment, and tourism in order to lessen the negative impacts, and have more positive effects, can only be achieved through spreading creativity, and cultural diversity, through maintaining awareness for the importance of cultural tourism and their everlasting positive effects.

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