Director-General Sibusiso Xaba to launch BASA Toolkit and Entrepreneurial partnership

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02 May 2013

Arts and Culture Director General, Sibusiso Xaba, will launch a new partnership between Business and Arts South Africa and Shanduka Black Umbrellas’ Incubator Programme. The launch will take place on May 6th at the Soweto Theatre in Johannesburg.

BASA’s partnership with Shanduka Black Umbrellas is part of its ongoing commitment to providing arts organisations and practitioners with the skills to run their own business. This will include the unveiling of the much anticipated BASA Sponsorship Toolkit for the Arts.  The newly minted BASA Sponsorship Toolkit for the Arts – is additionally set to play an important role in the sustainability of arts organisations

For arts organisations with existing sponsorship relationships, the toolkit provides an opportunity to assess the depth and breadth of their practices, as well as develop the ability to nurture a more sustainable arts partnership approach.

Details for the launch of the Shanduka Black Umbrellas’ Incubator Programme are as follows:

Date:               06 May 2013                      

Time:              11h30 for 12h00

Venue:            Soweto Theatre

Enquiries:      Mack Lewele on  082 450 5076/ 012 441 3084 or

Teresa Shabalala on 012 441 3626/082 903 

RSVP              : please contact Jessica Dennison at or 011 447  2295