Paz Consort at National Arts Festival

Fringe Festival newcomers, the Paz Consort, is spearheaded by Keith Moss to perform for the first time at the National Arts Festival.  Taking place in it’s usual location, Grahamstown, South Africa, the concert is entitled ‘Come Closer, can you hear it?’  ‘Home to more than 40 religious buildings, Grahamtown is also affectionately known as the City of Saints. In isiXhosa, which is the dominant language of the majority of the Eastern Cape, it is iRhini. Two hundred years after its establishment as a military outpost, these days it is sometimes mistaken for a sleepy university town on the East Coast of South Africa. For 354 days of the year that is … For the remaining 11 days it completely transforms and explodes across 90 venues to become Africa’s largest multi-arts festival, attracting more than 200 000 visitors, who are here for more than 2 000 performances on a programme of more than 700 events.’