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Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct in collaboration with WITS Digital Arts is the recipient of the 2022 Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) Chairperson’s Award for hosting the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival since its inception in 2014.

LEFT TO RIGHT: Mqalatjie Moretsele, Joy Mawela, Erika Denis, Lesley Donna Williams, Sino Nompunga, Melissa Greisel, Eduardo Cachucho, and Dr Tegan Bristow.

Each year, the BASA Chairperson’s Award is presented in recognition of sustained and extraordinary commitment to the arts in South Africa, in the form of advocacy and awareness initiatives or direct support for the arts. The Award was given at the discretion of Zingisa Motloba, BASA’s current Board Chairperson.

The Fak’ugesi Festival would not be possible if it was not for the generous support of our partners over the past 9 years. We are extremely grateful for their help in making the Festival possible! 

Join them in Braamfontein, South Africa, and online from 13-21 October for a conference and expo, masterclasses, VR showcases, jamz, awards and more. Should you wish to partner with us for this years 2022 Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival email us at hello@fakugesi.co.za.

The Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival has been supporting and celebrating the crossover of art, culture and technology since 2014, with the objective to support and celebrate creative and digital innovation cultures of Africa. It is an annual festival which strives to support growth and development in the digital creative sectors in Africa and the African creatives and entrepreneurs that work within them.

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