Musa Hlatshwayo receives Eric Shabalala Contemporary Dance Champion Award at JOMBA!

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Musa Hlatshwayo (right) receives the Eric Shabalala Dance Champion Award at Jomba! from David Wa Maahlamela, director of the Centre for Creative Arts, UKZN.

The Centre for Creative Arts and the Jomba! Contemporary Dance Experience Dance Festival honoured acclaimed Durban dancer, choreographer and dance educator Musa Hlatshwayo, with the Eric Shabalala Dance Champion Award. Continue reading

Standing Ovation Award for Gary Gordon

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GARY Gordon, the “father of South African physical theatre”, was presented with a Standard Bank Standing Ovation Award at a reception held at the Monument in Grahamstown, in honour of his “longstanding creative energy in South Africa’s cultural life and his enormously significant contributions to the vitality of the National Arts Festival’s main, fringe and arena programmes”. Continue reading