Friday, February 06, 2009

06 February - Art, Culture and Environment

On today’s show, we were joined by Nigel Vermaas – our arts fundi to tell us what’s hot and what’s not in the Art sector.

We closed off the show with an interview with Janneke Strijdonk-Xulu – MMINO Co-ordinator. Mmino provides funding to both organisations and individuals and attempts to establish and strengthen mutually beneficial relationships between Norway and South Africa in the field of music. Again this year they are inviting South Africans wishing to start music projects in South Africa and Norway to apply for the funding. There is also the opportunity for exchange projects between South Africa and Norway. Janneke explained more about the application process. Application forms are available at the Mmino office or can be downloaded from, the closing date for this funding session is 4th of March 2009 at 12h00. Only applications on the official Mmino application form will be considered and faxed or e-mailed forms are not accepted. The forms can be delivered to the Mmino office (66, Margaret Mcingana Street, Newtown) or sent to P.O. Box 500, Newtown 2113 or contact her on (011) 838 1383 for more information.

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