South Africa Arts Festival

The arts of South Africa saturate downtown L.A. for a weekend rich in cultural connections

Celebration

Join us for this vibrant weekend of music and film. This inaugural event showcases some of the country’s beloved musical icons and introduces Angelenos to powerful emerging voices.

Music

Line up includes Hugh Masekela’s jazz grooves, the Mahotella Queens’ uplifting acapella infused with Jozi’s Zulu hip hop mix, the Parlotones’ arena rock anthems, and more.

Film

Showcasing the broad range of South African cinema from uplifting family-friendly fare, to gritty dramas, to documentaries that take you to into Soweto’s street dance subculture, and more.

Venues

Find out where and when!