Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), in partnership with the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC), is calling on all emerging artists in South Africa to apply for the second edition of its Debut Programme.
The initiative seeks to develop skills of artists in all the nine provinces of South Africa. It will provide training and mentorship to succesful applicants, allowing them opportunities to pitch for funding to further support their ventures.
Through strategic partnerships with community arts centres, local government and relevant agencies, the initiative is aimed at offering a wide range of services to artists, from ideation to venture implementation.
Who should apply
- South African artists between ages 18 and 35 are eligible to apply
How to apply
- Applications are being submitted via WhatsApp and applicants will be able to apply in either English, Afrikaans, Sepedi or isiZulu.
- Record a one-minute video that includes what you do, why you want to join the programme, and what you hope to gain from the experience.
- Send ‘Hi’ on WhatsApp to 087 153 1009 and follow the simple instructions to submit your video and details.
The deadline for applications is 31 August.
View the original call and more information here.