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South African choreographer wins big overseas

BY 02.07.19

Choreographer, Oscar Buthelezi, an employee of the Moving into Dance Mophatong Company, travelled to Germany at the beginning of the month of June, where he performed a dance piece that saw him win three awards

Road, the dance piece Buthelezi performed at the Hanover Choreography Competition in Germany won him a residency to study at the Australian Dance Theatre, an audience choice award and a jury award, the event’s biggest prize.

Having failed to get the Gauteng department of sports, arts, culture and recreation to help with making the trip to Germany possible, Mazibuko now has the province’s MEC of the portfolio asking to meet with him.

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In early June the SA Cultural Observatory was co-host of the Creative Intermediaries Forum that was hosted in District Six, Cape Town.

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