Programme launch 2023 | Gallery

On Thursday the 22 of June, the 2023 Programme was launched with Tracey Lange as our bubbly emcee. Hosted at Muratie Canvas, the venue embodied the theme of “Borrel” (a word which the Dutch use for party). The programme is available at where a PDF of the festival guide can be downloaded in both […]

The festival captured in photos

We had such a great time at this years Woordfees, we’re still bubbling over with excitement. A heartfelt thank you to all our enthusiastic and friendly festival-goers, the artists who put their heart and soul into every performance, our trusts and donors (Het Jan Marais Nationale Fonds, NATi • National Afrikaans Theatre Initiative, Jannie Mouton […]


The awardees for the 2022 Toyota SU Woordfees Woordtrofees Awards were announced on 10 November at an event at Johannesdal 1207. The winners received a certificate and a financial prize. Fiona van Kerwel (manager of the WOW Project) and the singer-pianist Pedro Kruger were the MCs. Click here to see a full list of the […]