The Virtual National Arts Festival has ended with an event to celebrate the winners of the 2020 Standard Bank Ovation Awards and recognise the artists who stepped onto the brand new vFringe online stage.

BRONZE STANDARD BANK OVATION WINNERS
Once Upon A Circus
Presented by: Zip Zap Circus
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/once-upon-a-circus/

Inyange Speaks
Presented by: Simbone Inyange
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/inyange-speaks/


Mnquma
Presented by: Xolisile Bongwana
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/mnquma/

What Falling Feels Like.
Nicola Pilkington, Joe Young and Jade Delmage
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/what-falling-feels-like/

SILVER OVATION
“Jazz in the theatre” featuring: Chadleigh Gowar
Presented by: 44 on Long (Pty) Ltd
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/jazz-in-the-theatre-featuring-chadleigh-gowar/


Next!
Presented by: Wela Kapela Productions
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/next/

Beast In Him
Masifunde’s Academy of Creativity
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/beast-in-him/

Ouma Lilly & haar Klong
Presented by: Vulture Productions
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/ouma-lilly-haar-klong/

GOLD OVATION
Women Hold Up The Sky
Presented by: WoMin African Alliance
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/women-hold-up-the-sky/

The King of Broken Things
Presented by: Theatresmiths
https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/show/the-king-of-broken-things/

Here is the full list of Standard Bank Ovation winners for 2020:


EOAH a Noah and Edgar
EOAH_ZA

Domination
IS’THATHA DANCE PROJECT

The Art of experimental acapella – Then, Now and Always
SIGNATURE SOUND A CAPELLA

girl.
NAMISA MDLALOSE

Nowhere People
KINSMEN

Next!
WELA KAPELA PRODUCTIONS

“Jazz in the theatre” featuring: Chadleigh Gowar
44 ON LONG (PTY)

Ouma Lilly & Haar Klong
VULTURE PRODUCTIONS

Bonjour Monsieur Brel
JANNIE DU TOIT

Butlers and Billionaires: Till death do us part
SLICK ‘N SLEEVE

Diamonds & Strings
ANDREW YOUNG

For Rhino in Tandem with Roddy Fox and Harry Owen
RODDY FOX AND HARRY OWEN

Fragmented Scribbles
SMANGALISO NGWENYA

From Makhanda to Kofifi
MAJOR DUO

“Jazz in the theatre” featuring: Muneeb Hermans
44 ON LONG (PTY) LTD

A Star is Born The rise and fall of Judy Garland
WELA KAPELA PRODUCTIONS

Certain Songs for Uncertain Times
ARIEL & JUANA

Garry’s Retreat
VR THEATRICAL

Hatchetman: (R)Evolution
HATCHETMAN

I Am Because You Are
A COLLABORATION WITH VISUAL ARTIST SONYA RADEMEYER AND BAROQUE SINGER CHLOE LAM (HONG KONG)

Inyange Speaks
SIMBONE INYANGE

Journey Beyond
ZIP ZAP CIRCUS IN COLLABORATION WITH THE CAPE TOWN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

The Joy of Classical Music
KWAZULU-NATAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Mnquma
XOLISILE BONGWANA

Amagents
AMAGENTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE GAUTENG DEPARTMENT OF SPORT, ARTS, CULTURE AND RECREATION

Corps/Body
ITROTRA ART X CONNECTION

I Grandi Tenori in Concert
I GRANDI TENORI

Jakob
THEATRESMITHS

Jon Shaban Live
JON SHABAN

Magic of Lata Mangeshkar Part One
SHASHIKA MOORUTH

Once Upon A Circus
ZIP ZAP CIRCUS

Quantitative Teasing
MVG PRODUCTIONS

Resillience
LLEWELLYN MNGUNI PRODUCTIONS

Sade in Hollandse Kombuise
SIPHUMEZE KHUNDAYI AND CHRISTINE VAN HEES

Sanan
GHASEDAK ART GROUP

Sondela
THESIS ZA

The Ballad Of Lucy & Alexander
LIPSMAC PRODUCTIONS

The Hymns Of A Sparrow
MAGENTAPRO

The King of Broken Things
THEATRESMITHS

The Tower & The Tree
MIXED MEDIA

Veranda Panda – Panda Perspectives
VERANDA PANDA

What Falling Feels Like.
NICOLA PILKINGTON, JOE YOUNG AND JADE DELMAGE

Women Hold Up The Sky
WOMIN AFRICAN ALLIANCE

Zoom Room
VR THEATRICAL

The Beast in Him
MASIFUNDE’S ACADEMY OF CREATIVITY


The adjudicators for the 2020 Standard Bank Ovation Awards were:
– Ogutu Muraya, Chuma Sopotela, Mandla Mlangeni


Cash prizes are part of the Standard Bank Ovations Award package with the Standard Bank Bronze Ovation Awards recipients winning R 3000 each, Standard Bank Ovation Silver Awards recipients receive R 6000 each, and productions winning Gold Awards take home R10 000 each.

Artists wishing to submit work can visit https://nationalartsfestival.co.za/participate-in-vfringe-2020/

Audiences wanting to go and watch shows on demand, can visit https://nationalartsfestival.co.za