Category: JOMBA! Articles
Created: 29 July 2015
JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience | since 1998
20th JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience 28 August - 9 September 2018
The annual JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience, hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Centre for Creative Arts, celebrates its 20th edition
with the theme Legacy, from 28 August to 9 September 2018.
This landmark 20th edition will celebrate 20 years of bringing Durban the world through contemporary dance, and 20 years if nurturing and supporting the growth and
development of contemporary dance in the city through open workshops, grants and the creation of platforms for local dancers and choreographers to showcase their work.
The thirteen-day event showcases local and internationally acclaimed talent at UKZN's Howard College Campus Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. Highlights this year include
Johannesburg based, Moving Into Dance Mophatong, Anita Ratnam from India, an accomplished Indian choreographer and classical and contemporary dancer, Standard Bank
Young Artist Awardee Musa Hlatshwayo, Unmute Dance Company from Cape Town, a company that focuses on integrated dance practices, will collaborate with the
Durban-based Flatfoot Dance Company, the Swiss-based Company lonnis Mandafounis which has turned global choreographic norms on its head, Danse des Bouteilles and
Gabi Saranouffi from Madagascar, Aida Colmenero Diaz from Spain, plus a host of local artists performing in a selection of fringe and site-specific events.
The dance festival also provides a platform for young talent to be nurtured through workshops, discussion and master classes by seasoned performers. JOMBA! also hosts
a Youth Fringe for young dancers.
FOR THE FULL 2018 20th JOMBA! PROGRAMME AND BROCHURE, DOWNLOAD FROM THE LINK: https://www.durbanfilmfest.co.za/images/JOMBA2018/Jomba2018brochure.pdf
Category: TOW Articles
Created: 10 February 2015
The 18th Time of the Writer, International festival of writers, hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts, University of KwaZulu-Natal invites South African high school learners to submit their short stories for the annual Schools Short Story Competition by Friday 27 February.
Held in conjunction with the Time of the Writer festival, the Schools Short Story Competition is open to all South African high school learners and aims to encourage creative expression in young people while functioning as a springboard for the future writers of South Africa. With the festival's long standing commitment toward nurturing a culture of reading and writing, this competition has received a wide appeal that continues to grow with each edition of the festival.
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