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The Cradle of Creativity festival is coming to Johannesburg for the first time from 20-27 August this year.

Don’t miss out on the Stories that Move Us!

The full programme is now available on our website and open for delegate bookings. There are 25 productions from South Africa, Rwanda (Ishyo Arts Centre), Mexico & Argentina (Teatro al Vacio), Netherlands (De Stilte), Denmark (Batida), France (Carre Blanc Cie), Belgium & Burkino Faso (La Guimbarde), Switzerland (Joshua Monten Dance Company) and Pakistan (Maas Foundation)  – 

See for more information. 

The Professional Programme for artists, teachers and other professionals is being finalised and will be available on the website shortly.

African artists have been selected to attend the Babel workshop in The Art of Listening in TYA, and will be coming from a range of countries, including Burkina Faso, Senegal, Nigeria, Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Burundi, eSwatini and South Africa.

If you are considering joining us for #CradleofCreativity2023, please be in touch so we can assist with finding reasonable accommodation. To register as a delegate for Cradle of Creativity, go here:

ASSITEJ SA is in partnership with the Department of Basic Education for Cradle of Creativity 2023.

You may now browse the website in English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Arabic, or Russian by using the button on the top-right of the page.

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