Cape Town artists stage protest over management of Covid-19 relief funding

Artists gathered in Cape Town to give protest performances over the management of funding meant to offer relief to the industry.

Artists gatheredd at Artscape in Cape Town to demand answers from the National Arts Council (NAC) over relied funding meant to support artists affected by the pandemic and economic crunch.

The artists presented a variety of performances in solidarity with colleagues in Johannesburg, highlighting the skills and talents of a highly specialised industry “which has been decimated by Covid-19”, the organisers said in a statement.

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