Visual Arts Network of South Africa
vansaThe Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA) was initiated by leading figures in the visual arts sector from across South Africa in 2003. It functions as an industry body and development agency for the visual arts in South Africa. There are six key dimensions to our work. Read more
Performing Arts Network of South Africa
pansaThe Performing Arts Network of South Africa is a national network of individuals, NGOs, service providers and mainstream institutions that are engaged in the practice or support of the performing arts in all forms - dance, music, theatre, opera, musical theatre. Read more
South African Music Rights Organisation
samroSince 1961, SAMRO has been South Africa’s music rights champion. They protect the rights of composers and authors (music creators) both locally and internationally. Collecting licence fees from music users – television broadcasters, radio stations, in-store radio stations, pubs, clubs, retailers, restaurants and all other businesses that broadcast, use or play music. Read more
Academic Non-Fiction Authors’ South Africa
anfasaLaunched in 2004, after extensive consultation with authors around the country, ANFASA aims to give voice to the interests and concerns of all academic and non-fiction authors, whether or not their works have appeared in print. Read more
International Association of Theater for Child and Young People (ASSITEJ)
assitejASSITEJ proposes to unite theatres, organizations and individuals throughout the world dedicated to theatre for children and young people. Read more
South Africa National Youth Orchestra
sanyofThe South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation is the leader of the youth orchestral movement in the country, inspiring young musicians to pursue the highest standards of musical performance. Read more
Composer Association of South Africa

casaCASA objectives are:

  • To serve as an association serving Music Composers in Southern Africa;
  • To promote the composition and publication of music in Southern Africa; Read more
Association of Independent Record Companies
 aircoAIRCO, the Association of Independent Record Companies, is a non-profit, Section 21, South African national music industry association; pro-actively serving and representing the interests and development of South African independent record labels across South Africa and the world. Read more
WITS School of Arts
artsThrough advancing excellence in research, teaching and learning, the Wits School of Arts combines critical inquiry with artistic practice in ways that engage in transformative ways with our contemporary urban, African and global contexts. Read more
The African Arts Institute
Afai-logoThe African Arts Institute (AFAI) was launched in February 2009 to promote participatory democracy, respect for fundamental human rights and freedoms and equitable social and human development in African countries by affirming the cultural dimension of development. Read more