Music Exchange programme and topics for Cape Town on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th Nov 2022

We have the great pleasure and privilege of presenting the speakers and topics for the Music Exchange 2022 (#MEX22) conference. The emphasis is on Exchange – Arrive to engage and ask questions of all the speakers and meet fellow creatives. You never know who is in the room. You have read about our keynote speakersContinue reading “Music Exchange programme and topics for Cape Town on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th Nov 2022”

Siphokazi takes home the Most Innovative Young Artist award at Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards for 2022

Cape Town, Friday , 14 October 2022 – Having just returned from a successful tour of Europe and delivered a poem at the 12th International Peace Lecture in Cape Town, producer, poet, writer and performer Siphokazi Jonas’ talent has once again been affirmed this week at the 20th Annual Culture Awards. On Wednesday evening, SiphokaziContinue reading “Siphokazi takes home the Most Innovative Young Artist award at Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards for 2022”

UN Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture

Siphokazi Jonas had the  honour to perform at the Tutu International Peace Lecture on Friday 7th October 2022.  She had the opportunity to open for the UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina J Mohammed.  She is one of the key people in the creation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  Siphokazi  had a few moments withContinue reading “UN Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture”

What Must Fall? | Webinar With Siphokazi Jonas on 13th October at 15H00

What Must Fall? | Webinar If we were to conduct a comparative study of anti-Colonial / anti-Apartheid liberation struggles and the #Fallism Movement, we would find that one of the defining differences between these two is the (supposed) clarity of enemy and purpose in the former. Who were we taking down? The colonial or Apartheid government. What didContinue reading “What Must Fall? | Webinar With Siphokazi Jonas on 13th October at 15H00”

Reflections in pictures of the Desmond Tutu 12th International Peace Lecture with Siphokazi Jonas

Some pictures of a special evening at the City Hall last night (7th October 2022), where Siphokazi Jonas had the honour of opening the 12th International Peace Lecture This year’s Peace Lecture was delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, who appeared with best-selling author Doug Abrams.

Siphokazi Jonas to open the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture

THE 12th ANNUAL DESMOND TUTU INTERNATIONAL PEACE LECTURE COMES BACK TO CAPE TOWN CITY HALL The 12th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture returns on 7 October 2022, marking the first Lecture since Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s passing at the end of 2021. The event is being held on Archbishop Tutu’s birthday and will honourContinue reading “Siphokazi Jonas to open the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture”

Mkhuseli by Siphokazi Jonas

From Litnet Stemme | Voices | Amazwi is LitNet’s series of 15 short, powerful monologues, written by established and upcoming playwrights, presented in collaboration with Suidoosterfees, NATi and ATKV. In Siphokazi Jonas’ Mkhuseli, a fallen star whose memory was wiped when it fell to earth, stands guard at a shoreline to save the spirits of the drowned. Peggy Mongoato performs theContinue reading “Mkhuseli by Siphokazi Jonas”