Arts + Culture

Meet the Pantsula Stilt Walkers Challenging South Africa's Biggest Arts Festival

How the pantsula stilt walking Ten Day Men collective made South Africa's National Arts Festival take a look at itself.

At the end of June and bleeding into July each year the city of Grahamstown plays host to around 50 different arts venues and performance spaces — transforming the city for the better part of two weeks into an international art haven. This 11-day period is known as the National Arts Festival (NAF). The yearly festival, started in 1974, is South Africa’s largest and grandest arts festival.

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