Warm congratulations to all the Fiësta nominees

The nominations for the 13th kykNET Fiësta Awards were announced today. Debut productions presented at the six biggest Afrikaans arts festivals in the cuntry – Aardklop, Innibos, KKNK, Suidoosterfees, Toyota US Woordfees en die Vrystaat Kunstefees – are eligible for Fiësta Awards. “The uncertainty in the cautious year after the pandemic did nothing to hamper […]

Woordfees is once again a spring festival in the Winelands

The Toyota SU Woordfees will once again take place in the spring, from 7 to 15 October 2023. This decision was taken in consultation with several role players and stakeholders, including sponsors and donors, other arts festivals, artists, festivalgoers, producers, schools, suppliers and the hospitality industry. “Time constraints make it impossible for us to present […]


We are all feeling the economic pinch. That’s why the Woordfees made it a priority to give festivalgoers affordable access to as many quality productions as possible this year. In addition to a great variety of free festival offerings such as art exhibitions and most of the Discussion and Film Festival programme, there are also […]

Gallery: Woordtrofees Awards 2023

The artists sparkled under the Boland stars on a delightful summer evening in the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre, where the sunset is always an experience. The SU Jazz Band provided the music. Comedian Nik Rabinowitz was the master of ceremonies and had guests rolling in the aisles. Wine, beer, cocktails and refreshments for the festivities were […]

Highlights of Woordfees TV 2022

The festival programme for Toyota SU Woordfees TV 2022 was launched on 21 June with a simulcast on the Toyota SU Woordfees Facebook page and the DStv YouTube channel. Broadcast times and dates will be announced shortly. Click here to watch the programme launch video. Click here for the programme highlights in PDF format.

It’s a deal, it’s a steal – on Wild Wednesday

The Toyota SU Woordfees is declaring 28 September 2022 Wild Wednesday when more than 1 000 tickets for this year’s festival will be available at discounts of between 20%-80%. All tickets available on the Wild Wednesday sale cost only R40 each. Several lucky draws and competitions will also take place during the day. “We want […]