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2023 Annual Call for Project Funding Outcomes

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2023 Annual Call for Project Funding Outcomes

The National Arts Council hereby announces the names of successful applicants for the NAC 2023 Annual Call for Funding applications which opened on 19 May 2023 and closed on 30 June 2023.  Funding is conditional upon the applicants’ completion of outstanding administrative requirements and conditions. Grant notification letters to successful applicants will be sent in due course.

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DANCE ORGANISATIONS
Number Project Name Organisation name Province Amount granted
8090301 Deel Met My (Share With Me) Garage Dance Ensemble Northern Cape R200 000,00
8196601 Re Boela Segarona Traditional Dance Festival Retsosangwao Cultural Group North West R183 333,33
8226601 Isililo Dance Production Tony Bee Holdings (Pty) Ltd North West R140 000,00
8632601 Mkhondo Creatives Project Empilweni Multipurpose Centre Mpumalanga R153 333,33
8743901 Mincino Yaka Hina Ya Ndhavuko Nsoma Community Development Centre Mpumalanga R130 000,00
8473801 Annual Traditional Dance Festival Tlou ya mmogo o moso Foundation Limpopo R153 333,33
8463901 Giyagiya Mutsonga Cultural Dance Festival Swahombe Dramatic Ensemble Limpopo R130 000,00
8207201 Botle Ba Thlaho Multi-Dance Project Botle Ba Thlaho Skills Development Free State R153 233,33
8569001 Victorious Performing Arts Project Victorious Girls Foundation Free State R140 100,00
8261401 Isiko Cultural Dance Ensemble Isiko LikaZulu KwaZulu Natal R200 000,00
8211501 Dancescape NAC funding Dancescape South Africa Western Cape R171 366,67
8428501 San Spirit Shared Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre NPC Western Cape R145 000,00
8569701 Hatched Ensemble Project Mamelas Artistic Movement Non-Profit Company (NPC) Gauteng R246 666,68
8500901 Triple Doze Vuyani Dance Theatre Gauteng R110 000,00
Total R2 256 366,67

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DANCE INDIVIDUALS
Number Project Name Individual Name Province Amount granted
8585601 Dikgatlong Youth In Dance Reconciliation Festival Keananetse Tjeeko Northern Cape R133 333,33
8332801 Emzini Traditional Dance Show Taking Dance To Strs Thamsanqa Sikhupelo Northern Cape R100 000,00
8670401 Trace Your Steps Pule Phetoe North West R110 000,00
8290701 The United Nation Abram Dithebe Mpumalanga R150 000,00
8724901 Echoes Of Mafolofolo: Unveiling The Resilience Thakgatso Ntsoane Limpopo R150 000,00
8327401 Trendy Arts Youth Project Bongani Zulu Free State R140 000,00
8499401 Floor Work Alan Parker Eastern Cape R163 000,00
8604201 Ntabethemba Traditional Showcase Zoleka Cumbi Eastern Cape R204 133,33
8471201 Mqanduli Kids Dance Show Kholiswa Madyibi Eastern Cape R66 200,00
8355301 Shembe Dance Festival Bhekithemba Bhengu KwaZulu Natal R150 000,00
8067201 Isiko La Manje ( Isi’manje) Steven Chauke KwaZulu Natal R116 666,67
8773301 Cape Town Afro-Contemporary Dance Festival Fredlyn Mentoor Western Cape R150 300,00
8342001 Ibhodwe Eziko! Julia Nokuthula Semela Gauteng R110 000,00
Total R1 743 633,33

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CRAFT ORGANISATIONS
Number Project Name Organisation name Province Amount granted
8540401 AmaMpondo Cultural Crafters Project Yolovev Projects Pty Ltd Eastern Cape R100 000,00
8573501 Marketing My Handicrafts Noko Designs Gauteng R138 888,89
8701901 Limpopo Craft Market Mbofholowo General Trading Limpopo R138 888,89
8405001 Craft markets access Project Global Access Limpopo R138 888,89
8524401 Crochet Training Project Patience Africa Foundation Mpumalanga R138 888,89
8584001 Taung Craft Exhibition. Geeam Trading CC North West R138 888,89
                                                                                                                                               Total R794 444,44

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CRAFT INDIVIDUALS
Number Project Name Individual Name Province Amount granted
8548801 Mzansi Craft Market Sibongile Ngomana Eastern Cape R177 777,78
8319001 Home Brewed Market23 Masentle Zungu Free State R138 888,89
8349501 Felting Town Of Koppies Kgotso Mkhuzangwe Free State R138 888,89
8518601 Gauteng Craft Tour Constance Maduna Gauteng R138 888,89
8160601 Handmade Sbonelo Dlamini KwaZulu Natal R138 888,89
8680001 Ikhuselo Lekusasa Creatives Nolwazi Nkosi KwaZulu Natal R100 000,00
8669401 Isulethu Christmas Exhibition Duduzile Mtolo KwaZulu Natal R80 555,55
8709101 Craft-By-The Road-Side Naomi Thaele Mpumalanga R138 888,89
8772401 Bafokeng Craft Corner Maitiso23 Mpho Diale North West R138 888,89
8483301 Sculpting Cultural Icons Kwengweledzani Rambau Northern Cape R152 777,78
8456901 Letsema Craft Program Leslie Sithathu Northern Cape R83 333,33
8608001 Market Ready Asemahle Mbijana Western Cape R138 888,89
8467701 Kwa-Langa Craft Market Charlette Gibe Western Cape R138 888,89
Total R1 705 555,55

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LITERATURE ORGANISATIONS
Number Project Name Organisation name Province Amount granted
8500601 Loxion Mobile Library Loxion Mobile Library NPC Western Cape R100 666,67
8144601 Ink & Inclusion: Inclusive Literary Endeavours 041 Creative Expressions Eastern Cape R50 000,00
8106001 Publication Of 2 Anthologies By Aerial Publishing Organisation: Aerial Publishing Eastern Cape R60 833,33
8468801 Women At Work Poetry Show Impelesi Consultants (Pty) Ltd Eastern Cape R40 000,00
8362901 Sibonise Poetry Performance Show Major Blessing Community Development Centre Eastern Cape R40 000,00
8276201 Qwakanda Free The Word Festival Qwakhanda E Ntjha Npc Free State R95 000,00
8169601 Indigenous Language Children’s Book Catalogues Puku Childrens Literature Foundation Gauteng R80 000,00
8653201 The Soweto Literature Book Festival Mmupi Literature Youth South Africa Gauteng R121 666,67
8506301 The Book Behind Awards The Book Behind Awards KwaZulu Natal R60 000,00
8155801 Kzn Poetry Fest Ubuntu Arts KwaZulu Natal R100 000,00
8496501 Youngblood In Poetry And Storytelling Festival Nina Art Productions KwaZulu Natal R81 666,67
8037001 Keleketla Smaly Pty Ltd Limpopo R135 833,33
8531701 The Virtual Literary Festival Inside Education Foundation Limpopo R75 000,00
8312101 Storytelling And Exhibition Somarela Puo Publishers Pty/Ltd North West R80 000,00
8075201 Finding My Voice: Puo/Imbongi Fees Mtabani Afrikanqueen Arts Production Northern Cape R80 333,33
Total R1 201 000,00

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LITERATURE INDIVIDUALS
Number Project Name Individual Name Province Amount Granted
8531601 Novel – Kinnes Sequel Chase Dustin Rhys Downes Western Cape R66 000,00
8589301 iAfrika: Indigenous Knowledge In African Languages Grant Mcnulty KwaZulu Natal R125 000,00
8436401 Papasha Mbhali Mirranda Javu Eastern Cape R40 000,00
8080801 Cannes Thando Mgqolozana Eastern Cape R40 000,00
8274701 Outdoor Library Busisiwe Kaibe Free State R80 833,33
8675801 Folktales Braille Literary Festival Mabuse Tlali Free State R95 000,00
8327201 Danger Graphic Novel Volume 2 Mvokazi Ncede Eastern Cape R90 000,00
8537201 Mandulo Storytelling & Literacy Promotion Event Gcinumuzi Radebe KwaZulu Natal R50 000,00
8717901 Resounding Voices Mogale Ramoshaba Limpopo R60 000,00
8300101 Tinganekwane Festival Lungelihle Dlamini Mpumalanga R120 000,00
8702601 African Pages Richard Mbokodo Mpumalanga R100 000,00
8068601 Akwande Children Storytelling Festival Imelda Thoka Mpumalanga R50 833,34
8311601 Mr Kabelo Duncan Kgatea North West R117 500,00
8608701 Dikgang Tsa Kgalekgale – Sa Literature Project Suzan Skhosana North West R73 333,33
8416801 Kideo Book Fair Megan Esterhuizen Northern Cape R95 500,00
8083601 Ngwana Waafrika Walla Through Poetry Expressions Ferosa Van Der Pos Northern Cape R95 000,00
Total R1 299 000,00

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MULTI DISCIPLINE ORGANISATIONS
Number Project Name Organisation name Province Amount granted
8670201 Phembelani Intlantsi Intlantsi Creative Development Project Eastern Cape R166 251,66
8039701 Schools Arts Mentorship & Schools Arts Festival Duncan Village Youth Developmental Initiative (Dvydi) Eastern Cape R100 000,00
8793101 Musical Theatre Production I Can Jr Logistx Eastern Cape R100 000,00
8660601 Mangaung Arts Festival Arts Amuse Free State R190 000,00
8629701 Mmino Wa Lapeng Batshepi Batumelo NPC Free State R150 000,00
8585001 Joythemusicaltheatre Tour ‘Freedom4USFreedomByUs Nokwe Creative Development Foundation Gauteng R250 000,00
8556601 Womad South African Safari Awesome Africa Concert Ventures Gauteng R220 083,33
8735701 Artists With Disability -Schools Art Program Eyethu Theatre Production KwaZulu Natal R200 000,00
8054601 Africa Kuchenga Indigenous Music & Dance Festival Mary Gray Theatre Project KwaZulu Natal R164 187,33
8518401 Women In Arts Multi-Discipline Project Women Leadership Social Empowerment Limpopo R197 142,87
8036401 Dikgwari Botlhale Youth Foundation Agency Limpopo R134 788,80
8483801 Disability Rights Awareness Month Arts Projects Limpopo Disability Arts Projects Limpopo R194 600,00
8446301 Mpumalanga Comes Alive Arts Fest Molite Production CC Mpumalanga R209 791,67
8688101 5th Annual Diturupa Cultural Festival Event Kgabo-Tona Entertainments And Projects (Pty) Ltd Mpumalanga R200 000,00
8317101 Masibambisane Music Craft & Fashion Charity Drive Masibambisane Project For The Disabled Northern Cape R200 000,00
8525401 The Creative’s Summit Wall Of Arts Trading (PTY)LTD Northern Cape R113 691,67
8245401 Adopt A School – Fashion Art And Photography RGD Training And Skills Development North West R200 000,00
8621601 Thito Ya Ngwao Cultural Event Makgabisanaga Foundation NPC North West R150 000,00
8653301 Unmute Arts Ability Residency And Festival Unmute Dance Company Western Cape R250 000,00
8380701 Dance For Youth Alignment Very Real Time South Africa Western Cape R157 083,33
Total R3 547 620,66

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MULTI DESCIPLINE INDIVIDUALS
Number Project Name Individual Name Province Amount granted
8530501 Karookind Arts And Culture Festival Wildre Kammies Eastern Cape R100 000,00
8600001 Thina, Celebrating Our Being Melikhaya Heugh Eastern Cape R100 000,00
8435701 An Ode To Dr. Peter Magubane Xolani Ngesi Eastern Cape R183 540,00
8593001 Just A Phase Ashwin May Eastern Cape R60 000,00
8752801 Colourful Feet Boipelo Monnamorwe Free State R89 791,67
8722401 Heritage Preservation & Restoration Programme ’24 Mpho Letula Free State R190 000,00
8322901 Thursday’s In Black Art My Street Pule Paul Peter Free State R190 000,00
8717401 Slender Nomalanga Nkosi Gauteng R202 000,00
8566901 Ndebele In Song Lebogang Mahlangu Gauteng R200 000,00
8759001 Peace4Wentworth Ash-Leigh Lafoy KwaZulu Natal R257 896,00
8648301 Ingonyuluka Cultural Expressions Muzi Mtshali KwaZulu Natal R250 000,00
8515301 Celebrating Abilities Exhibition Constance Seilego Nkopodi Limpopo R133 260,00
8024201 Limpopo Indigenous Arts Festival Solly Malaks Limpopo R150 000,00
8736701 Temaswati Mbamba Creative Arts Hub Andile Sibanyoni Mpumalanga R200 000,00
8511001 Native Poetry Expo Malik Mashinini Mpumalanga R200 000,00
8705501 Bloedbande Marilyn Jaars Northern Cape R250 000,00
8657301 Xe E Xara Ke Art Festival Eddie Lebeko Northern Cape R246 100,00
8752001 Art-Reach Streaming Festival Thato Ditlhale North West R230 000,00
8708701 Ditsokopano Willaim Motlogelwa North West R229 791,67
8527701 Moving Mountains Sudonia Kouter Western Cape R270 000,00
8660401 Raising Voices- Raising Awareness Servane Lewane Western Cape R195 000,00
Total R3 927 379,34

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MUSIC ORGANISATION
Number Project Name Organisation name Province Amount granted
8750501 South African Strings Foundation Road Trip Series South African Strings Foundation Eastern Cape R150 000,00
8144301 The Healing Gospel & Afro Soul Explosion Concert Sandla Black (Pty) Ltd Eastern Cape R95 833,34
8451401 O.R Tambo Homage Concert VDS Concepts (Pty) Ltd Eastern Cape R95 833,34
8118301 Free State Annual Music Indies Week Goodfingers Records Free State R200 000,00
8747901 Ihhashi Elimhlophe 45years Milestone Celebration Wisdom Mobile Marketing Solutions Pty Ltd Gauteng R183 333,33
8668301 Hhlabelela Sizwe Ibutho Lesizwe Cultural Development Gauteng R100 000,00
8629601 Niki’s Jazz Project Nikis Heritage And Creative Arts Foundation Gauteng R100 000,00
8751401 Inqaba Rural Music Development Project Inqaba Yami Arts KwaZulu Natal R150 000,00
8702901 Ubuhle Bendalo Indigenous Ochestral & Vocal Kwazulu Natal Top Model South Africa Arts Sport & Recreation KwaZulu Natal R183 333,33
8097601 Limpopo Gospel Experience Makgobathe Security Services Limpopo R100 000,00
8699001 Go Explo Live In Perth Gospel Explode Npc Limpopo R100 000,00
8578201 Steelpoort Gospel Legends Concert Pretty Magolego Projects Limpopo R141 666,67
8519501 Tihosi Na Tihosi Ta Xisati Ta Xitsonga Music Fest Timeless Change (Pty) Ltd Mpumalanga R200 000,00
8736401 Seen But Seldom Heard Bright Future Community Development Centre Mpumalanga R141 666,67
8324501 Izithethe Art Institute Izithethe Development Projects Mpumalanga R200 000,00
8148801 Ditiragalo Tsa Mmino Botaki Ba Afrika North West R200 000,00
8603901 Allure Experience Allure Experience North West R141 666,67
8125901 Ztk Annual Music Festival 2023 ZTK Music Entertainment NPC Northern Cape R200 000,00
8739701 Kuruman Comes Alive Music Festival Lazy Monkey Studios Northern Cape R141 666,65
8290201 Wcyo Music Stimulus Projects For Rural Youths West Coast Youth Orchestra Western Cape R150 000,00
8674701 Festival Neues Lied In Cape Town Neues Lied NPC Western Cape R98 000,00
8720501 Education & Inspiration – Cape Town To Karoo! Join Bands Not Gangs Western Cape R185 333,33
Total R3 258 333,33

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MUSIC INDIVIDUALS
Number Project Name Individual Name Province Amounted grant
8415401 Choral Extravaganza Njabulo Mthimkulu Eastern Cape R200 000,00
8432801 She Is Hip Hop Tour Precious Siziwe Mokoena Free State R141 666,67
8398301 Annual Basadi Jazz On The Hills Angela Kubheka Free State R75 000,00
8112901 Bodibeng Music Festival Disebo Innocentia Mahloko Free State R125 000,00
8504001 South African Music For All Alexander Hitzeroth Eastern Cape R100 000,00
8590801 Divas In Concert Koketso Mfuza Gauteng R100 000,00
8593501 Ngeke Siba Bayeke Music Festival Mbuzeni Mkhize KwaZulu Natal R125 000,00
8459801 Imilolozelo Kamama; A Nguni Folk Music Experience Kwazi Ndlangisa KwaZulu Natal R125 000,00
8569901 Naka (Pedi Rap Edition) Tumelo Moutlana Limpopo R100 000,00
8465601 Sekhukhune Cultural Musical Festival Mashienyane Aniky Phaladi Limpopo R100 000,00
8652101 Celebrating Sons/Daughters Of Klerksdorp Via Music Ayanda Jiya North West R200 000,00
8640001 Kimberley Cultural Picnic Lebogang Lekgau Northern Cape R200 000,00
8681201 Livus’umoya: The Lady Day Big Band Reunion Concert Amanda Tiffin Western Cape R150 000,00
Total R1 741 666,67

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THEATRE ORGANISATIONS
Number Project Name Organisation name Province Amount Granted
8544201 Amagqobhoka Musical Theatre Festival Greenpasture Foundation Eastern Cape R121 875,00
8154001 Umsimelelo Schools Art Festival Dynamic Art- Creative Space Npc Eastern Cape R121 875,00
8303601 Agterryers: Black Participation In The SA War 1899 The War Museum Of The Boer Republics Free State R121 875,00
8046801 Battle Her Fears The Titan Theatre Production Free State R115 500,00
8259901 Innocence Lost National Childrens Theatre Gauteng R131 250,00
8761001 12/12 Organisation : Popart Studios Gauteng R131 250,00
8406701 Actors Against Human Trafficking Mzansi Theatre Project Advancement KwaZulu Natal R131 250,00
8056801 Nandi The Musical Kwamashu Community Advancement Projects KwaZulu Natal R131 250,00
8475301 International Wheelchaird Day Beyond Disability SA NPC Limpopo R121 875,00
8385901 2nd Annual Theatre Of The Oppressed Campaign Johnpheko M. Maphakela (Pty) Ltd. Limpopo R121 875,00
8703801 Mbombela Children’s Theatre Festival Mshika Sunrise Projects Mpumalanga R121 875,00
8105001 Amaqhawe Esizwe Amaqhawe Project Centre Mpumalanga R121 875,00
8452701 Marangrang-Chaos In Bechuanaland One Step Productions CC North West R121 875,00
8544301 Malope Indegenous Musical Theatre Project Magakwa Youth Development Centre North West R121 875,00
8389501 Matlhabanelong – Ghosts Of Langeberg Galeshewe Theatre Organisation Northern Cape R121 875,00
8087701 Action Speaks Louder Than Words Diamond Hippos Productions Northern Cape R121 875,00
8739201 Stand Global South Playreadings Stand Foundation Western Cape R131 250,00
8153801 Jag In Theatre Loukmaan Adams Productions (Pty) Ltd Western Cape R131 250,00
Total R2 243 625,00

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THEATRE INDIVIDUALS
Number Project Name Individual Name Province Amount Granted
8774701 Ntakana Thembela Madliki Eastern Cape R121 875,00
8414001 Izim Le Toilet Fiks Mahola Eastern Cape R121 875,00
8544101 Free State District Digital Theater Festival Lefu Lekoala Free State R128 250,00
8213501 Bantu Tales: Ditlhamane Tsa Gae Boitumelo Riet Northern Cape R121 875,00
8504801 SIKELELA: A South African Musical Opera Lungile Themba Gauteng R131 250,00
8159501 Spirit Of Shakespeare In Africa Thamsanqa Mbongo Western Cape R131 250,00
8522201 Legends Poetry Show Nkululeko Ngwenya KwaZulu Natal R131 250,00
8517501 Ibutho Lakwa-Zulu The Musical Thokozani Mkhwanazi KwaZulu Natal R131 250,00
8262901 “Makgakgasa” The Musical Mashapa Sesera Limpopo R121 875,00
8581101 Thobamatswalo Mashilo Malesela Joseph Makhafola Limpopo R121 875,00
8234301 Festival Of Stars Herbert Mokoena Mpumalanga R121 875,00
8623001 The Kraal Bongani Masango Mpumalanga R121 875,00
8169201 Radio Drama Gomolemo Omphile Senna North West R121 875,00
8524601 Girl Talk “The Musical” John Loate North West R121 875,00
8599101 Antie Katriena Van Kuboes Warren Louw Northern Cape R121 875,00
8124901 Emsini Thapelo Tshite Northern Cape R121 875,00
8677501 Ziyana Nwabisa Plaatjie Eastern Cape R131 250,00
8074501 Red Boots Andile Vellem Eastern Cape R131 250,00
Total R2 256 375,00

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VISUAL ORGANISATION
Number Project Name Organisation name Province Amount Granted
8491601 Diversified Identity Global Villiage Museum Free State R170 833,33
8360801 Ukhono Public Art Project Masana-Rays NPC Gauteng R101 057,95
8600801 My Heritage My Culture Ubuciko Bamaciko Development KwaZulu Natal R116 666,67
8311101 Spontaneous Abstract Vendart Trading Enterprise (Pty)Ltd Limpopo R270 833,33
Total R659 391,28

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VISUAL INDIVIDUALS
Number Project Name Individual Name Province Amount granted
8528001 Resistance Is Everything Lonwabo Yonela Ngcwayi Eastern Cape R170 833,33
8537001 Pen & Ink Drawing Community Project Bonga Sifumba Eastern Cape R100 000,00
8700101 Emdeeyou(MDU) Photo Exhibition Modupe Tsomo Free State R100 000,00
8313501 Bazobuya Lawrence Lemaoana Gauteng R100 000,00
8497701 Qula Kwedini Exhibition Mzimkulu Gojo Gauteng R90 608,72
8644301 Power Within Robert Luyt KwaZulu Natal R100 000,00
8437701 Siyasebenza Community Development Nombulelo Makhathini KwaZulu Natal R116 666,67
8309101 Exploration Of Mixed Medium Art Education Nozi Nkovani Mpumalanga R212 000,00
8340001 Art In Motion Tebatso Mohlaka Mpumalanga R58 833,33
8733601 Roots of Resilience Lucky Moeketsi North West R140 000,00
8179301 Ubuntu Creations Puseletso Morakile North West R140 000,00
8171101 Colour My Village Goldish Setilo North West R100 000,00
8285301 Bothakga Gaopalelwe Lennox Marekwa North West R120 000,00
8470801 Umculo Ngodaka Ludwe Mgolombane Eastern Cape R100 000,00
8479601 The M Word Suzanne Duncan Western Cape R100 000,00
8726001 Things Take Time, And Time Takes Things Isabella Knemeyer Western Cape R91 666,67
Total R1 840 608,72

Ends.

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NAC 2023 ANNUAL CALL FOR FUNDING OUTCOMES Final

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