CONNECT/ZA

Live SA and British Council Connect ZA host Cape Town #CreativeHustle with Live Art Festival 2014

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This month Live SA and the British Council Connect ZA will bring their successful #CreativeHustles event series for young people to Cape Town in partnership the 2014 Live Art Festival.

Presented by Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA), the Live Art Festival brings together a range of South African and international artists from the fields of visual arts, dance, theatre, music, architecture and literature.

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#yce2014 Fashion/Design Short-listed Candidates Announced

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We recently sent a call out for people in South Africa running great fashion and design led businesses to enter the Young Creative Entrepreneur Award for Fashion/ Design.

The award, which is the final one in the #yce2014 series,  looks for entrepreneurs who know that the ability to manage production and get product to market is just as important as fantastic design skills.  It also seeks to identify people who are using interesting materials, resources and business models to develop amazing products or to get other people’s products to the marketplace; people who are engaging with cultural and social issues and people who understand the power of collaboration.  Here are our four short-listed candidates. 

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Open Call: Have a COOL idea for a New Music Connection? Then we are looking for YOU!

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Call for expressions of interest

The British Council’s Connect ZA programme is looking to support new live music connections between the UK and South Africa.

We are calling for expressions of interest from people and organisations with a strong track record commissioning and managing events or activations and we want to hear how our support could help develop or expand their work through a live event to take place in South Africa with a UK element. We would like to stimulate these connections through a small number of grants.

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