INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE 2023 THAMI MNYELE FINE ARTS AWARDS
Greetings Artists, Patrons & Art Lovers,
The City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) have made the difficult decision to the indefinite postponement of the 2023 Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Awards. CoE working on rearranging the competition and exploring options to coordinate commemorative and celebration of the life of Mnyele, using other creative activities to connect with artists, audience, partners, and the arts sector. We deeply apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused and we want to take this opportunity to thank you for your keen support and eagerness towards this endeavour. We look forward to what the future might hold for us all.
Many thanks for your ongoing support,
The Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Awards Team
Entry fee: A non-refundable entry fee of R50.00 per artwork must be payable upon entering the competition. Please use the entry reference number to make your payment. If a payment is made without a reference nor or a wrong reference, the City of Ekurhuleni does not take accountability to accept and consider the application
Thamsanqa Mnyele was born the third of five children in Alexandra, near Johannesburg, on 10 December 1948. His father was a religious leader and his mother a domestic worker.
The City of Ekurhuleni is privileged to associate this national fine arts competition with the acclaimed resistance artist, who gave a voice to the nation through his God-given talent.