#COCREATESA AIMS TO FOSTER RELATIONS BETWEEN THE NETHERLANDS AND SOUTH AFRICA

Even though our countries differ, there are many parallels in the public and cultural debates on identity, integration and transformation. Our long term cultural policy is therefore focused on co-creating cultural interventions to build mutual understanding and trust.

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#cocreatePOETICA | Building bridges using spoken word as a medium

CAPE TOWN (2 September 2019). Dutch and South African (SA) poets and spoken word artists use words to build bridges at the fourth edition of #cocreatePOETICA at the Open Book Festival. This year, the programme will welcome award-winning Dutch poets Radna Fabias and Simone Atangana Bekono, who will join SA poets in workshops, performances and themed discussions between 4 – 8 September 2019.  #cocreatePOETICA is a collaboration between Open Book […]

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2019 Inspiring Fifty Winners Announced

CAPE TOWN (6th August 2019). This year marks the 3rd edition of #InspiringFiftySA Awards. We’re once again impressed with the calibre of winners for #InspiringFiftySA. There are so many strong South African women in STEM! Here’s to another 50 in the limelight, and rightfully so.  #InspiringFiftySA aims to increase diversity in tech, by boosting the visibility of female role models in STEM. It is a non-profit initiative that originated in […]

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Artscape and its CEO Marlene le Roux honoured at Zuid Afrikahuis in The Netherlands

On Tuesday, 2 July 2019, Artscape CEO, Marlene le Roux and Dutch journalist, Bart Luirink from ZAM magazine had an open discussion at ZA Huis in Amsterdam, Netherlands about her work as arts practitioner at Artscape Theatre, her role as a gender and disability activist and her vision for a South Africa that is still grappling with Post-Apartheid restoration. The conversation also focused on a project called Katrina – Die […]

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