The Ikhamanga is the central motif of the Order of Ikhamanga and symbolises the unique beauty of the achievements of South Africans in the creative fields of arts, culture, literature, music, journalism and sport.

Another Honour for Mekoa

Annually, the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa honours South African citizens and eminent foreign nationals who have advanced democracy or improved the...
Reza Khota Quartet - Transmutation

Reza Khota & All-Stars at the End of Year Jazz Session

This Sunday 6 December from 4pm, The Reza Khota Quartet crosses the railway line to play the last gig of the Jazz in the...
Wendy Oldfield & Paul Hanmer return to The Crypt for one night on Wednesday 2 December 2015

Wendy Oldfield and Paul Hanmer return to The Crypt

Wendy Oldfield and Paul Hanmer @ The Crypt, Wednesday 2 December 2016 In conjunction with Concerts SA, Jazz pianist/composer Paul Hanmer and vocalist Wendy Oldfield...
Concerts SA (Illustration by Mzwandile Buthelezi)

Concerts SA Music Mobility Fund Beneficiaries Announced

Sixteen tours will be supported for National and SADC Regional touring by the Concerts SA Music Mobility Fund. The SAMRO Foundation is proud to announce...
ImpACT and Lifetime Achievement Award winners at ACT Awards 2015. Photo by John Hogg.

An evening of festivity at 18th annual ACT Awards

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) announced the 2015 winners of the ACT Lifetime Achievement Awards and ImpACT Awards for young professionals at The...
Lindiwe Maxolo awarded 2015 Music ImpACT Award.

Lindiwe Maxolo awarded 2015 Music ImpACT Award

Singer and songwriter Lindiwe Maxolo walked away with the 2015 ImpACT Award for Music & Singing. Armed with a Cum Laude Honours degree in Jazz...
Caiphus Semenya the 2015 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Music.

Caiphus Semenya – Lifetime Achievement Award for Music

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has named Caiphus Semenya the 2015 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Music. This category is sponsored...
Avigail Bushakevitz - Standard Bank Young Artist for Music 2016

Avigail Bushakevitz – SBYA Music Award 2016

Born in Jerusalem in 1988, Avigail Bushakevitz’s family moved to South Africa when she was one. Wanting to keep up with her older brothers,...
This year’s Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz winner Siya Makuzeni will lead an ensemble of young South African musicians

Siyavuya Makuzeni – SBYA Jazz Award 2016

Siyavuya Makuzeni is a trombone player, vocalist, lyricist and songwriter well known for her uniquely experimental, edgy yet pure intonation. Born in 1982 in...
Amanda Tiffin - photo by Niklas-Zimmer

Amanda Tiffin launches 5th album, Consideration

Amanda Tiffin’s four year collaborative journey is now a reality as she launches Consideration, her 5th Album which was mixed and mastered in Belgium. ...