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Saturday, May 22, 2021


“Help us turn off the ghost light and bring back the spotlight.”

The management of the annual Hilton Arts Festival is appealing to public and corporates to support an international crowd funding appeal through Back-a-Buddy to enable the festival to continue in the light of diminished arts funding due to Covid.

Wanting meaningfully to support the Hilton Festival going forward, top Durban creative agency, Whalley and Associates, put up their hand to help. To this end, they have offered marketing support and have made a video featuring some of the industry’s finest: John Kani, Athol Fugard, Nthati Moshesh, Ismail Mahomed, Fiona Ramsay, Bheki Mkhwane, Gcina Mhlophe, Amra-Faye Wright, Greig Coetzee, David Qadasi Jenkins and others who have all added their voice and support to the campaign.

To view the video go to or follow the Festival on  Facebook - @Hiltonartsfest, Instagram - hiltonartsfest, and Twitter @HiltonArtsFest

The click to donate button is highly visible and easy to use. No amount is too small …or too large!

To link direct to the donation process, you can also click on the advert to the right of this article.