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Sunday, July 25, 2010


KZN projects receive acknowledgement for first cycle of 2010.

Business & Arts South Africa (BASA) is an internationally recognised South African development agency which incorporates the Arts into, and contributes to, Corporate's commercial success. With a suite of integrated programmes, BASA encourages mutually beneficial partnerships between Business and the Arts. BASA was founded in 1997 as a joint initiative of government and the business sector to secure the future development of the arts industry in South Africa through increased corporate sector involvement. Established as a Section 21 company, BASA is accountable to both government and its business members.

Congratulations are due a number of KZN projects which received a supporting grant in the first cycle of 2010. Among them are Rotary Club of Kloof’s project Art and Music in the Hills sponsored by TBWA Hunt Lascaris, Durban, the UKZN-hosted New Music SA’s eMusic Indaba, sponsored by SAMRO, and Africa Ignite which showcases KZN-proud art, craft and heritage at the King Shaka International Airport sponsored by the Airport Company South Africa Limited.

Also receiving the grant are the Field Band Foundation: Marketing and Raising Awareness sponsored by Ogilvy (Pty) Ltd Durban and the tour of the Kearsney College Choir Tour to World Olympics Game (July 2010 and its return upbeat Festival in August 2010).