The festival, which runs at Durban's Playhouse complex from Wednesday to Saturday, August 7 to 10, is presented annually by The Playhouse Company, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, which embraces the principles of social cohesion and nation-building.
A diverse spectacle of drama, dance, topical discussions and craft has been assembled for the 2019 event, at which the showcase music treat will be the Traditional Extravaganza Concert, to be presented at 7pm on Friday, August 9, in the Playhouse's large Opera theatre.
Directed by award-winning Durban theatre personality Clare Mortimer, this concert will highlight such glittering talents as celebrated singer-actress and musician Tu Nokwe; internationally renowned and award-winning African 'Queen of Ndebele' music, Dr Nothembi Mkhwebane; popular maskandi groups Vumile MngomaandIzingane Zoma; and actress, musician and motivational speaker DawnThandeka King.
Tickets range in price from R120 to R150 and can be bought at the Playhouse box-office - phone (031) 3699 596/40 - or online and at Pick N Pay outlets via WebTickets (the customer support line is 086111 0005).
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